Image description: About two trillion gallons of water fell in the eastern United States as a result of recent storms, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Two trillion gallons of water is enough to take 48 billion baths. It would fill 80 million swimming pools and fill the Rose Bowl 24,000 times.
That’s a lot of water.
Shout-out to University of Georgia geography and atmospheric science professor Marshall Shepherd for his help breaking down with this information. He is also a member of NASA’s Precipitation Science Team, which is an awesome team name.