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Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)
2000-2020

Santa Monica Pier in the Evening

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

Santa Monica, California
(Santa Monica Airport)

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 - Westwood, Los Angeles
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Van Nuys, Los Angeles
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - 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).

February 2020 Rainfall-to-Date

Rainfall measured in inches

Date (February) Rainfall Measured for Day Month's Accumulated Rainfall Measured
9 0.12 0.12
21 Trace 0.12
22 Trace 0.12


2019-2020 Rainfall Season-to-Date

Rainfall measured in inches

Month Rainfall Measured Rainfall Season-To-Date Monthly Normal** Monthly Departure From Normal Season-to-Date Departure From Season-to-Date Normal*
July 2019 Trace Trace 0.01 -0.01 -0.01
August 2019 0.00 0.00 0.01 -0.02 -0.02
September 2019 0.12 0.12 0.09 +0.03 +0.01
October 2019 0.00 0.12 0.87 -0.87 -0.86
November 2019 1.46 1.58 0.52 +0.94 +0.08
December 2019 4.66 6.24 2.42 +2.24 +2.32
Month Rainfall Measured Rainfall Season-To-Date Monthly Normal** Monthly Departure From Normal Season-to-Date Departure From Season-to-Date Normal**
January 2020 0.47 6.71 2.78 -2.31 +0.01
February 2020 Pending Pending 3.67 Pending Pending
March 2020 Pending Pending 1.41 Pending Pending
April 2020 Pending Pending 0.53 Pending Pending
May 2020 Pending Pending 0.21 Pending Pending
June 2020 Pending Pending 0.01 Pending 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 2020), 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