You Won’t Believe How Many Gallons of Water Fell on Texas in May
You can start your guessing with 12 zeros.
According to the the National Weather Service in Ft. Worth, the state of Texas received 35 trillion gallons of water in May.
Unless you're the national debt, you might have a tough time with the concept of 35 trillion.
So lets break it down a bit.
35 Trillion Gallons fell on us in May. That's enough to cover the entire state with 8 inches of water.
35 trillion gallons could fill up California's 200 largest surface reservoirs 3 times to capacity.
35 trillion gallons could cover the island of Manhattan almost 4 times.
35 trillion gallons is enough to supply the entire world's population with ten thousand days of water if everyone drank eight 8-ounce glasses a day.