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Record Wettest and Driest Seasons
Downtown Los Angeles Weather Station

Evening Rain Clouds Over Los Angeles

Evening rain clouds over Los Angeles. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

See also:
Rainfall Normals & High, Low & Daily Records - Downtown Los Angeles
Monthly Precipitation (Rainfall) by Season - Downtown Los Angeles
Total Seasonal Rainfall by Season - Downtown Los Angeles


Wettest Seasons (Period: July 1 to June 30 of following year)
Total Inches of Rainfall Season
38.18 1883-1884
37.25 2004-2005
34.84 1889-1890
33.44 1977-1978
32.76 1940-1941
31.25 1982-1983
31.01 1997-1998

Driest Seasons (Period: July 1 to June 30 of following year)

Total Inches of Rainfall Season
3.21 2006-2007
4.42 2001-2002
4.85 1960-1961
5.58 1958-1959
5.59 1898-1899
5.85 2012-2013
6.08 2013-2014

Source: National Weather Service


During a 24-hour period from December 31, 1933 through January 1, 1934, 7.36 inches of rain fell on the Los Angeles Civic Center, a record for a 24-hour period at that location.