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When did the flood start?

Do we know the month and year?

Genesis 7:11 In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

From Creation to the flood

Genesis

EVENT

Years

Age of the Earth

Ch. 1

Creation

0

0

5:3

Seth born when Adam was

130

130

5:6

Enos born when Seth was

105

235

5:9

Cainan born when Enos was

90

325

5:12

Mahalaleel born when Cainan was

70

395

5:15

Jared born when Mahalaleel was

65

460

5:18

Enoch born when Jared was

162

622

5:21

Methuselah born when Enoch was

65

687

5:25

Lamech born when Methuselah was

187

874

5:28

Noah born when Lamech was

182

1056

11:10

Shem born when Noah was

502

1558

7:6

The Flood when Noah was

600

1656

From this we see that the flood began on the 17th day of the second month in the year 1656 from creation.

I hope you find this helpful.

God bless,
Glenn