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Total Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)

Santa Catalina Island, California
(Catalina Airport)
1947-2019

Avalon Harbor and Casino at Night

Rainy evening over Avalon Harbor at Santa Catalina Island with Casino in distance. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

See also:
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Downtown Los Angeles
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Los Angeles International Airport
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Burbank
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Lancaster
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Long Beach
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Palmdale
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Pasadena
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Sandberg
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 1947 through 2018: 11.57 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 17.31 +5.74
2017-2018 4.20 -7.37
2016-2017** 15.78 +4.21
2015-2016 8.13 -3.44
2014-2015 5.49 -6.08
2013-2014 5.15 -6.42
2012-2013 7.56 -4.01
2011-2012 10.11 -1.46
2010-2011 17.81 +6.24
2009-2010 16.67 +5.10
2008-2009 10.24 -1.33
2007-2008 15.26 +3.69
2006-2007** 5.48 -6.09
2005-2006 13.29 +1.72
2004-2005** 27.45 +15.88
2003-2004 6.59 -4.98
2002-2003 14.09 +2.52
2001-2002 3.19 -8.38
2000-2001 10.53 -1.04
---No data from July 1968 through June 2000---
1967-1968** 9.87 -1.70
1966-1967 12.95 +1.38
1965-1966 15.36 +3.79
1964-1965 10.29 -1.28
1963-1964 8.18 -3.39
1962-1963** 6.03 -5.54
---No data from July 1953 through June 1962---
1952-1953 9.91 -1.66
1951-1952 22.00 +10.43
1950-1951 6.60 -4.97
1949-1950 11.37 -0.20
1948-1949 9.25 -2.32
1947-1948 4.53 -7.04

* Average as calculated over periods 1947-1953, 1962-1968 and 2000-2019 (missing years could not be included in calculation). The "Normal" or average seasonal precipitation for Catalina Airport typically provided by the National Weather Service is 13.73 inches, based upon their calculated average over seasons 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 and Western Regional Climate Center.