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Total Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)

Lancaster, California
(William J. Fox Airfield)
1973-2019

Desert Rainbow

Desert rainbow. Photo by Skeeze, courtesy Pixabay.com.

See also:
Monthly Precipitation (Rainfall) by Season - Lancaster

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Total Seasonal Rainfall - Pasadena
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Sandberg
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Santa Catalina Island
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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 1974 through 2018: 7.08 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 7.24 +0.16
2017-2018 2.86 -4.22
2016-2017 6.51 -0.57
2015-2016 6.80 -0.28
2014-2015 4.68 -2.40
2013-2014 3.93 -3.15
2012-2013 1.26 -5.82
2011-2012 3.05 -4.03
2010-2011 9.86** +2.78**
2009-2010 7.63 +0.55
2008-2009 5.39 -1.69
2007-2008 5.28 -1.80
2006-2007 1.37 -5.71
2005-2006 6.48 -0.60
2004-2005 17.49 +10.41
2003-2004 3.40 -3.68
2002-2003 7.36 +0.28
2001-2002 2.07 -5.01
2000-2001 6.47 -0.61
1999-2000 5.77** -1.31**
1998-1999 4.40 -2.68
1997-1998 15.25 +8.17
1996-1997 1.79** -5.29**
1995-1996 3.00 -4.08
1994-1995 9.48 +2.40
1993-1994 4.14 -2.94
1992-1993 19.57 +12.49
1991-1992 12.57 +5.49
1990-1991 5.37** -1.71**
1989-1990 1.89 -5.19
1988-1989 4.40 -2.68
1987-1988 8.35 +1.27
1986-1987 3.52 -3.56
1985-1986 6.89 -0.19
1984-1985 7.46 +0.38
1983-1984 6.81 -0.27
1982-1983 14.29 +7.21
1981-1982 9.76 +2.68
1980-1981 4.96 -2.12
1979-1980 10.23 +3.15
1978-1979 11.43 +4.35
1977-1978 15.16 +8.08
1976-1977 6.06 -1.02
1975-1976 3.01 -4.07
1974-1975 5.42 -1.66
1973-1974 0.07*** -7.01***

* This average excludes data from the 1973-1974 season, due data for only two months. The "Normal" or average seasonal precipitation for Lancaster (William J. Fox Airfield) typically provided by the National Weather Service is 7.38 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.
*** Data missing for first 10 months of season.

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