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The 2013 Alberta flood by the numbers

The 2013 Alberta flood by the numbersRealtor Jamie Ellice shows Monday, June 2, 2014 how high the water was at his home, one year after a devastating flood in High River, Alta.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CALGARY - A look at the 2013 Alberta flood by the numbers:

200: In millimetres, the amount of rain that fell in Canmore in the 2 1/2 days before the flood — 10 times that of a typical summer rainfall. (Source: Environment Canada)

345: In millimetres, the amount of rain that fell at the Burns Creek weather station west of High River in the 2 1/2 days before the flood. (Source: Environment Canada)

30 to 70: In cubic metres per second, the typical flow rate for the Highwood River in June. (Source: The Alberta Government)

1,500 to 1,800: In cubic metres per second, the flow rate of the Highwood River during the flood. (Source: The Alberta Government)

180: In cubic metres per second, the flow rate on the Elbow River downstream of the Glenmore Reservoir before the city of Calgary has to start sandbagging. (Source: The Alberta Government)

1,240: In cubic metres per second, the flow rate on the Elbow River entering Glenmore Reservoir during the flood. (Source: The Alberta Government)

$6 billion: The Alberta government's estimated cost for the flood. (Finance Minister Doug Horner)

30: The number of communities the government says were affected by flooding. (Source: The Alberta Government)

100,000: The estimated number of people affected by flooding. (Source: The Alberta Government)

985: Kilometres of road closed due to flood damage. (Source: The Alberta Government)

$70 million: The amount of money the government loaded onto 56,000 prepaid debit cards for flood evacuees. (Source: The Alberta Government)

10,500: The number of people who have applied to repair damage covered by the Disaster Recovery Program. (Source: The Alberta Government)

$71.5 million: The amount of money paid out under the program as of June 6. (Source: The Alberta Government)

254: The number of homes built in the flood zone and eligible for buyout by the province. (Source: The Alberta Government)

77: The number of homeowners who have accepted buyouts as of June 6. (Source: The Alberta Government)

$81 million: The amount it has cost to buy those homeowners out. (Source: The Alberta Government)

650,000: The estimated number of work hours it took to get Calgary's damaged Saddledome ready for a Sept. 11, 2013, Eagles concert. (Source: Robert Blanchard, director of building operations for the Saddledome)

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