CHRONOLOGY OF THE FLOOD

DAY OF FLOOD HEBREW DATE CIVIL DATE ON THIS DAY...
0 17 Chesvan October 27 Flood Begins.
40 29 Kislev December 8 Forty-day rain ends; torrents begin.
190 29 Iyar May 6 150-day period of torrents ends.
191 1 Sivan May 7 Water begins to recede.
207 17 Sivan May 23 Ark rests on Ararat.
250 1 Av July 5 Mountaintops are visible.
290 10 Elul August 13 Raven sent out.
296 16 Elul August 19 Dove sent out.
303 23 Elul August 26 Dove brings olive leaf.
310 1 Tishrei September 2 Dove does not return.
Water gone and earth begins to dry.
365 27 Chesvan October 27 Earth completely dry.
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