While life in the driest
regions of Earth is tough, the Martian surface is an even harsher environment.
2mm respectively, making it the second driest
February for nearly 20 years.
Before this one, the driest
September on record was 1959, with 23.
But Kyle Dittmer, a hydrologist with the Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission, points out a subtle similarity between this year and 2001, which had the driest
first quarter until this year.
Abdul Aziz Ahmad, an Egyptian expatriate in Al Ain, also described the season as the driest
in many years.
The government has declared a state of drought across parts of East Anglia after some areas of the country had their driest
spring on record.
Across the whole of England and Wales, 2011 had the second driest
spring since 1910 and the driest
spring since 1990, according to the Met Office.
England had its driest
spring in records going back 100 years, while England and Wales together had their second driest
March to May in the record books.
RIVER levels have dropped to very low levels after the two warmest, driest
months in recent years, said environment bosses last night.
Above average temperatures, drought in southern Europe Heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures disrupted road, rail and air transport in many parts of northern Europe on Wednesday while the Mediterranean island of Cyprus suffered in the heat after its driest
November in more than a century.
MANAMA: Bahrain is currently basking in its driest
winter in almost 70 years, with the country's top meteorologist blaming the "abnormal" conditions on global climate change.
springs on record in 1997, 1934 and 1972, respectively, were followed by winter deluges of between 25 and 31 inches, Patzert said.
May was one of the warmest and driest
on record in the region, according to experts.
Field-measured wettest and driest
profiles were compared with laboratory measurements of soil moisture content at -15 bar (401 observations) and -0.
Bandelier National Monument set the fire during our driest
and windiest season, and a lack of coordination amongst various federal agencies allowed it to get out of control.