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Rainfall Normals
& High, Low & Daily Records

By Month, Los Angeles International Airport

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Measured in Inches

Month Normal 1 Record High 2 Record Low 2 Daily Record
January 2.71 12.71 (1995) 0.00 (1972) 4.56 (1956)
February 3.25 13.79 (1998) 0.00 (1961) 3.91 (1961)
March 1.85 6.37 (1983) 0.00 (1956) 3.10 (1968)
April 0.70 4.52 (1965) 0.00 (1945) 1.35 (1999)
May 0.22 2.55 (1977) 0.00 (1945) 1.67 (1977)
June 0.08 0.74 (1993) 0.00 (1946) 0.74 (1993)
July 0.03 0.35 (2015) 0.00 (1945) 0.28 (1992)
August 0.05 2.47 (1978) 0.00 (1944) 2.10 (1977)
September 0.21 1.91 (1983) 0.00 (1944) 1.66 (1983)
October 0.56 3.78 (2004) 0.00 (1949) 1.75 (1972)
November 1.11 7.92 (1946) 0.00 (1948) 5.60 (1967)
December 2.05 8.83 (2010) 0.00 (1963) 4.53 (2004)
Season Total 12.82 31.28 (1998) 2.95 (1947) 5.88 (March 2, 1938)

1) Normals are National Centers For Environmental Information data used by the National Weather Service, based upon averages for rainfall seasons 1981 through 2010.
2) Record highs and lows are for years beginning 1944

Source: National Weather Service Forecast Office, Los Angeles/Oxnard and National Centers For Environmental Information

Los Angeles International Airport Monthly Precipitation (rainfall) beginning 1944


Wettest Days Recorded in Los Angeles International Airport

Inches of Rainfall Date
5.60 November 21, 1967
4.56 January 26,1956
4.53 December 28, 2004
3.91 February 8, 1962
3.10 March 7, 1968