If it seems like there have been more floods and tornadoes than normal lately there’s a good reason for that. There have been — by a lot.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, May was the second wettest month in the US since record keeping began.
That’s 125 years!
Taking a longer view, the past 12 month period has been the wettest ever recorded.
Part of that is due to massive thunderstorms that also produced a huge number of tornadoes — more than 500.