FORT MYERS, Fla.– The start of South Florida’s rainy season begins on Saturday, May 15th and runs through October 15th.
During this five-month stretch of time the vast majority of the rain our area sees each year falls, as sea breeze-driven thunderstorms pop up and drench various regions of the peninsula depending on the wind direction of the day.
Having a fixed-date rainy season is a relatively new concept, but one that makes sense.
A few years ago, instead of being a set date season, the rainy season’s start and end date was always declared retroactivity. (The...