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start of the rainy season--guess when?

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Post by ferret Fri May 12, 2017 10:55 pm

I am ready. My roof is done, my tinaco is cleaned, my aljibe is cleaned and my new gutter goes up tomorrow.

BTW, on this date (May 12th) last year, there was a gully washer of over 2 inches in La Huerta. It blew off a 1 metre by 2 metre skylight and caused me a lot of grief by soaking all the important papers that I had removed from my desk to pack. They were sitting on a table directly below the skylight. I got up to find out what was happening and turned on the light/fan. The fan started flicking water at me and I was standing in over an inch of water while I surveyed the damage in front of me. Crap. Turned off the fan/light and went back to bed.

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Post by slainte39 Sat May 13, 2017 1:07 am

Maybe Spencer will weigh in on what federal and state law designates, what is the rainy season, so as to avoid demandas occurring over the distribution of the grand prize.
Also the degree of the wind (northeast) direction should be determined, so as, someone doesn't grab the prize erroneously if the wind gets too far north or too far east.
Any body remember the movie "The Ship of Fools". lol!
This is what Donald Trump is causing in everyone's behavior. lol! lol!  LAST DAYS!!!

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Post by slainte39 Sat May 13, 2017 1:14 am

In Ireland, we have a contest to predict when the rainy season will end.  It started a couple of hundred years ago and still no winner has been declared.
It's a multigenerational contest that you pass your rights down to your heirs. Very Happy

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Post by CanuckBob Sat May 13, 2017 10:01 am

tombo wrote:So, the time/day we are guessing is the rain that begins on the third/last day of that 3 days of substantial rain within a week or less? There must be an easier way to say that. Regardless, our guess is 10PM June 12.

No, it will be the first day of that 3 day run (within 7 days) that will be determined as the start.

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Post by CanuckBob Sat May 13, 2017 10:06 am

slainte39 wrote:In Ireland, we have a contest to predict when the rainy season will end.  It started a couple of hundred years ago and still no winner has been declared.
It's a multigenerational contest that you pass your rights down to your heirs. Very Happy

Sounds like Ireland is in the Pacific North West............ Beer

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Post by Gogo Sat May 13, 2017 10:50 am

OK, with all that criteria, I say June 13th.

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Post by SunshineyDay Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:28 am

June 7th from rain bird post on 4/19 Come on rain!

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Post by suegarn Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:41 pm

Last night's storm was awesome! My original prediction was June 9th, so I may end up being wrong by a couple of days. As CBob said, we need two more storms like last night during this next week. If that happens, then June 7th would be considered the official start.

We'll just have to wait and see now! (although I would really like to win the wine!) Beer

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Post by gringal Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:51 pm

Well, Sue......if you predicted right and it's starting, I hope you win since then, we ALL win!

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Post by CanuckBob Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:06 pm

So the winner is sunshineyday!!!!!

Congrats.
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Post by Trailrunner Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:24 pm

Yeah!!! Congratulations SunshineyDay!

Your win is our win too! Enjoy your vino or 6 pack or whatever. . .
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Post by Lady Otter Latté Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:21 pm

I owe Sunshineyday an apology. I pooh poohed that June 7th guess. "Rainy season NEVER starts that early," I scoffed. By the way, the crow was delicious. Beer
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Post by Trailrunner Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:42 pm

lol, LOL!
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Post by SunshineyDay Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:31 pm

It feels great to be a winner! Thanks to all!

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Post by gringal Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:38 pm

Lady Otter Latté wrote:I owe Sunshineyday an apology. I pooh poohed that June 7th guess. "Rainy season NEVER starts that early," I scoffed. By the way, the crow was delicious. Beer

It ain't bad de-feathered, fried in garlic butter with Worchestershire sauce and Tabasco. Had it a number of times over the years.
lol!

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Post by slainte39 Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:03 pm

Sunshiney Day accurately predicting the rainy season.....how ironic.   lol!

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Post by Jreboll Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:17 pm

It's starting now on the other side of the pond(Lake Chapala) and I haven't started on my roof

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Post by Trailrunner Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:40 pm

Getting soaked in San Antonio, thunder and lightning too.
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Post by gringal Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:10 pm

Trailrunner wrote:Getting soaked in San Antonio, thunder and lightning too.

Spectacular donder und blitzen here in centro Ajijic. Fingers crossed about power.

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Post by CanuckBob Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:12 pm

And not a drop n Manzanillo thus far.

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Post by gringal Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:14 pm

CanuckBob wrote:And not a drop n Manzanillo thus far.

You're missing a helluva show in the 'hood!

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Post by CanuckBob Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:15 pm

And you are missing some beautiful beach front breezes and spectacular sunsets....jaja.

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Post by windrider17 Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:55 pm

I'll be back the 18th and will make good on the prize offer after that.

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Post by Trailrunner Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:02 am

CanuckBob wrote:And you are missing some beautiful beach front breezes and spectacular sunsets....jaja.

meh

lol!
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Post by suegarn Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:50 pm

Well, that had to be the shortest rainy season on record! lol! Four days in a row of rain, then we've had nothing for a week! I guess we gotta start doing a rain dance again! mariachi

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Post by suegarn Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:11 am

windrider17 wrote:I'll be back the 18th and will make good on the prize offer after that.

Maybe you shouldn't award the prize quite yet.....it seems as though the rainy season took a major detour! lol!

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