Eighteen trillion gallons of water have fallen in California in February, according to the National Weather Service. And the month isn't over yet.
"Let me put this into perspective," said Nicco. "Eighteen trillion gallons of water is equivalent to 27 million Olympic-sized pools or 45 percent the total volume of Lake Tahoe."
Q: How much water has fallen in California so far this month?— NWS Bay Area (@NWSBayArea) February 17, 2019
A: Given the ~6.38" spatial mean observed precip across the state with an area of 163,696 sq mi...
~18 trillion gallons of water =
~27 million Olympic-sized pools =
~45% the total volume of Lake Tahoe. #CAwx pic.twitter.com/eq3C1ztb0x
You want to be even more impressed?
"If you weighed all that water, it would come out to 150 trillion pounds of water. That's a lot of weight," said Nicco.
And it's not over yet.
"We have another chance of rain on Wednesday," said Nicco.