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Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)

Santa Monica, California
(Santa Monica Airport)

Santa Monica Pier in the Evening

Santa Monica Pier in the Evening. Photo courtesy Pxhere.com.

For monthly rainfall data for previous seasons, see Van Nuys Airport Monthly Rainfall Each Season since 1998

Why our “Rainfall Season” is different than that of the National Weather Service

Also see:
Van Nuys Airport Total Seasonal Rainfall Each Season Since 1998

Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Downtown Los Angeles
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Los Angeles International Airport
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Burbank
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Lancaster
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Long Beach
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Palmdale
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Pasadena
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Sandberg
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Santa Catalina Island
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Santa Clarita
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Santa Fe Dam (San Gabriel Valley)
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Van Nuys, Los Angeles
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Westwood, Los Angeles
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Whittier
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Woodland Hills, Los Angeles

Rainfall, Precipitation, Weather, Map, Los Angeles County

Locations monitored by the Almanac for rainfall.

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).

April 2021 Rainfall-to-Date
Santa Monica (Santa Monica Airport)

Rainfall measured in inches

Date (April) Rainfall Measured for Day Month's Cumulative Rainfall Measured
No rainfall reported thus far by the National Weather Service for this month.

2020-2021 Rainfall Season-to-Date
Santa Monica (Santa Monica Airport)

Monthly rainfall totals for previous seasons are found at Monthly Rainfall for Santa Monica.

Rainfall measured in inches

Month Rainfall Measured Season-To-Date Rainfall For Month For Season
Monthly Normal Departure for Month Season-to-Date Normal Departure for Season
Jul 2020 0.00 0.00 0.01 -0.01 0.01 -0.01
Aug 2020 Trace Trace 0.01 -0.01 0.02 -0.02
Sep 2020 0.00 Trace 0.09 -0.09 0.11 -0.11
Oct 2020 0.00 Trace 0.87 -0.87 0.98 -0.98
Nov 2020 0.05 0.05 0.52 -0.47 1.50 -1.45
Dec 2020 1.29 1.34 2.42 -1.13 3.92 -2.58
Month Rainfall Measured Season-To-Date Rainfall For Month For Season
Monthly Normal Departure for Month Season-to-Date Normal Departure for Season
Jan 2021 1.78 3.12 2.78 -1.00 6.70 -3.58
Feb 2021 Trace 3.12 3.67 -3.67 10.37 -7.25
Mar 2021 1.14 4.26 1.41 -0.27 11.78 -7.52
Apr 2021 Pending Pending 0.53 Pending 12.31 Pending
May 2021 Pending Pending 0.21 Pending 12.52 Pending
Jun 2021 Pending Pending 0.01 Pending 12.53 Pending

† Although normals are typically provided by the National Centers For Environmental Information, based upon averages for rainfall seasons 1981 through 2010 (to be updated in Spring 2021), this station's data only goes back to 2000. NCEI does not provide normals for this station. Consequently, we calculated our own normals from the 11-year period of 2000-2010 (as close to NCEI's normal period), adjusting for an unusual amount of rainfall recorded in July 2002. Our calculated total season normal is 12.53 inches.

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