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Total Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)

Lancaster, California
(William J. Fox Airfield)
1973-2020

Desert Rainbow

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

See also:
Monthly Rainfall by Season - Lancaster

Total Rainfall by Season - Downtown Los Angeles
Total Rainfall by Season - Los Angeles International Airport
Total Rainfall by Season - Burbank
Total Rainfall by Season - Long Beach
Total Rainfall by Season - Palmdale
Total Rainfall by Season - Pasadena
Total Rainfall by Season - Sandberg
Total Rainfall by Season - Santa Catalina Island
Total Rainfall by Season - Santa Clarita
Total Rainfall by Season - Santa Fe Dam (San Gabriel Valley)
Total Rainfall by Season - Santa Monica
Total Rainfall by Season - Van Nuys, Los Angeles
Total Rainfall by Season - Westwood, Los Angeles
Total Rainfall by Season - 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 2020: 6.70 inches*

Season (July 1-June 30) Total Inches of Rainfall Inches Above/Below (+/-)
Overall Season Average
2020-2021 See month-by-month numbers as season unfolds.
2019-2020 10.70 +4.00
2018-2019 7.24 +0.54
2017-2018 2.86 -3.84
2016-2017 6.51 -0.19
2015-2016 6.80 +0.10
2014-2015 4.68 -2.02
2013-2014 3.93 -2.77
2012-2013 1.26 -5.44
2011-2012 3.05 -3.65
2010-2011** 9.86 +3.16
2009-2010 7.63 +0.93
2008-2009 5.39 -1.31
2007-2008 5.28 -1.42
2006-2007 1.37 -5.33
2005-2006 6.48 -0.22
2004-2005 17.49 +10.79
2003-2004 3.40 -3.30
2002-2003 7.36 +0.66
2001-2002 2.07 -4.63
2000-2001 6.47 -0.23
1999-2000** 5.77 -0.93
1998-1999 4.40 -2.30
1997-1998 15.25 +8.55
1996-1997** 1.79 -4.91
1995-1996 3.00 -3.70
1994-1995 9.48 +2.78
1993-1994 4.14 -2.56
1992-1993 19.57 +12.87
1991-1992 12.57 +5.87
1990-1991** 5.37 -1.33
1989-1990 1.89 -4.81
1988-1989 4.40 -2.30
1987-1988 8.35 +1.65
1986-1987 3.52 -3.18
1985-1986 6.89 +0.19
1984-1985 7.46 +0.76
1983-1984 6.81 +0.11
1982-1983 14.29 +7.59
1981-1982 9.76 +3.06
1980-1981 4.96 -1.74
1979-1980 10.23 +3.53
1978-1979 11.43 +4.73
1977-1978 15.16 +8.46
1976-1977 6.06 -0.64
1975-1976 3.01 -3.69
1974-1975 5.42 -1.28
1973-1974*** 0.07 -6.63

* 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