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Total Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)

Westwood, Los Angeles, California
(UCLA Campus)
1933-2018

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 - Santa Catalina Island
Total Seasonal Rainfall - Van Nuys, 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 1933 through 2017: 16.30 inches*

Season (July 1-June 30) Total Inches of Rainfall Inches Above/Below (+/-)
Overall Season Average
2018-2019 See month-by-month numbers as season unfolds.
2017-2018 7.56 -8.74
2016-2017 21.85 +5.55
2015-2016 10.17 -6.13
2014-2015 9.21 -7.09
2013-2014 6.01 -10.29
2012-2013 7.60 -8.70
2011-2012 10.82 -5.48
2010-2011 24.93 +8.63
2009-2010 21.07 +4.77
2008-2009 10.80 -5.50
2007-2008 16.23 -0.07
2006-2007 3.06 -13.24
2005-2006 16.88 +0.58
2004-2005 41.70 +25.40
2003-2004 11.52 -4.78
2002-2003 19.49 +3.19
2001-2002 6.46 -9.84
2000-2001 24.29 +7.99
1999-2000 14.45 -1.85
1998-1999 10.42 -5.88
1997-1998 43.55 +27.25
1996-1997 17.75 +1.45
1995-1996 13.64 -2.66
1994-1995 35.35 +19.05
1993-1994 9.74 -6.56
1992-1993** 32.79 +16.49
1991-1992 22.95 +6.65
1990-1991 12.13 -4.17
1989-1990 10.37 -5.93
1988-1989 10.00 -6.30
1987-1988 16.11 -0.19
1986-1987 9.01 -7.29
1985-1986 23.54 +7.24
1984-1985 11.81 -4.49
1983-1984 12.67 -3.63
1982-1983 37.19 +20.89
1981-1982 14.49 -1.81
1980-1981 11.39 -4.91
1979-1980** 26.61 +10.31
1978-1979 19.63 +3.33
1977-1978** 13.82 -2.48
1976-1977 13.81 -2.49
1975-1976 5.56 -10.74
1974-1975 15.44 -0.86
1973-1974 17.91 +1.61
1972-1973 22.86 +6.56
1971-1972 8.32 -7.98
1970-1971 15.71 -0.59
1969-1970 9.03 -7.27
1968-1969 28.75 +12.45
1967-1968 18.87 +2.57
1966-1967 21.15 +4.85
1965-1966 20.10 +3.80
1964-1965 13.80 -2.50
1963-1964 9.72 -6.58
1962-1963 9.22 -7.08
1961-1962** 25.04 +8.74
1960-1961** 6.12 -10.18
1959-1960** 11.18 -5.12
1958-1959 8.50 -7.80
1957-1958 25.10 +8.80
1956-1957** 14.92 -1.38
1955-1956 18.16 +1.86
1954-1955 14.03 -2.27
1953-1954 18.05 +1.75
1952-1953 12.49 -3.81
1951-1952 32.21 +15.91
1950-1951** 9.60 -6.70
1949-1950 11.59 -4.71
1948-1949 11.52 -4.78
1947-1948 7.77 -8.53
1946-1947 16.12 -0.18
1945-1946 13.17 -3.13
1944-1945 14.90 -1.40
1943-1944** 19.70 +3.40
1942-1943** 17.54 +1.24
1941-1942 13.18 -3.12
1940-1941** 20.26 +3.96
1939-1940** 19.16 +2.86
1938-1939** 13.94 -2.36
1937-1938** 27.19 +10.89
1936-1937** 25.63 +9.33
1935-1936** 6.57 -9.73
1934-1935** 21.62 +5.32
1933-1934** 17.70 +1.40

* Average as calculated over period 1933-2018. The "Normal" or average seasonal precipitation for UCLA typically provided by the National Weather Service is 18.63 inches, based upon the average for 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.