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06/16/2014 04:00 EDT | Updated 08/15/2014 05:59 EDT

A look at 2013 flooding in southern Alberta by the numbers

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)