Rainfall near normal level for this point in calendar year

The Brazos River Authority’s rain gauge at the dam on Lake Granbury has recorded 17.78 inches so far this year. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth said that the rough estimate for the average rainfall here by this date is approximately 18 inches. Granbury’s total rainfall for all of last year was 36.10 inches, and for 2012 was 33.28 inches, according to the NWS.