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Total Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)

Long Beach, California
(Long Beach Airport)
1948-2019

Rain on Airport Tarmac

Rain on tarmac. Photo by Stocksnap, courtesy Pixabay.com.

See also:
Monthly Precipitation (Rainfall) by Season - Long Beach Airport

Total Seasonal Rainfall - Downtown Los Angeles
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Los Angeles International Airport
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Burbank
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Lancaster
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Palmdale
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Pasadena
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Sandberg
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Santa Catalina Island
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Van Nuys, Los Angeles
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Westwood, Los Angeles
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Woodland Hills, Los Angeles

NOTE: When most weather reporting sources cite weather in Los Angeles (without specifying where, exactly, in Los Angeles), these numbers are typically for the Downtown Los Angeles weather station (actually located on the USC campus).

Average for seasons 1949 through 2018: 11.34 inches*

Season (July 1-June 30) Total Inches of Rainfall Inches Above/Below (+/-)
Overall Season Average
2019-2020 See month-by-month numbers as season unfolds.
2018-2019 17.62 +6.28
2017-2018 3.65 -7.69
2016-2017 19.98 +8.64
2015-2016 6.48 -4.86
2014-2015 8.05 -3.29
2013-2014 4.50 -6.84
2012-2013 6.67 -4.67
2011-2012 7.57 -3.77
2010-2011 18.77 +7.43
2009-2010 15.66 +4.32
2008-2009 9.45 -1.89
2007-2008 11.41 +0.07
2006-2007 2.10 -9.24
2005-2006 8.62 -2.72
2004-2005 29.36 +18.02
2003-2004 7.51 -3.83
2002-2003 9.65 -1.69
2001-2002 2.21 -9.13
2000-2001 10.90 -0.44
1999-2000 6.60 -4.74
1998-1999 8.47 -2.87
1997-1998 29.68 +18.34
1996-1997 13.66 +2.32
1995-1996 9.96 -1.38
1994-1995 20.50 +9.16
1993-1994 8.98 -2.36
1992-1993 23.04 +11.70
1991-1992 13.76 +2.42
1990-1991 9.99 -1.35
1989-1990 6.39 -4.95
1988-1989 6.09 -5.25
1987-1988 8.25 -3.09
1986-1987 7.59 -3.75
1985-1986 14.88 +3.54
1984-1985 10.34 -1.00
1983-1984 9.70 -1.64
1982-1983 23.03 +11.69
1981-1982 10.19 -1.15
1980-1981 8.67 -2.67
1979-1980 20.70 +9.36
1978-1979 19.21 +7.87
1977-1978 28.27 +16.93
1976-1977 8.78 -2.56
1975-1976 4.98 -6.36
1974-1975 15.45 +4.11
1973-1974 12.41 +1.07
1972-1973 16.52 +5.18
1971-1972 6.40 -4.94
1970-1971 10.12 -1.22
1969-1970 6.45 -4.89
1968-1969 20.66 +9.32
1967-1968 9.68 -1.66
1966-1967 13.33 +1.99
1965-1966 13.19 +1.85
1964-1965 10.55 -0.79
1963-1964 6.65 -4.69
1962-1963 9.08 -2.26
1961-1962 14.70 +3.36
1960-1961 3.20 -8.14
1959-1960 8.58 -2.76
1958-1959 4.44 -6.90
1957-1958 3.34** -8.00**
1956-1957 5.91 -5.43
1955-1956 12.95 +1.61
1954-1955 9.17 -2.17
1953-1954 9.52 -1.82
1952-1953 7.45 -3.89
1951-1952 15.40 +4.06
1950-1951 5.39 -5.95
1949-1950 8.51 -2.83
1948-1949 3.74** -7.60**

* This average includes data from all seasons from 1949 through 2018 except for two seasons (see note that follows). "Normal" or average seasonal precipitation for Long Beach Airport typically provided by the National Weather Service is 12.26 inches, based upon the average for seasons from 1981 through 2010.
** One or more months during the season was missing data for five or more days.

Source: National Weather Service Forecast Office, Los Angeles/Oxnard