We only began measuring rainfall in March, 2012. Both 2012 and 2013 were years with very low precipitation. In fact, 2013 is a record low and our only precipitation in January, 2014 came from dew. Here are the rainfall totals in Mother Nature's Backyard as of 2/27/14.We began measuring weekly temperatures the first week of July, 2012. Here are the minimum and maximum recorded temperatures as of 12/30/12.