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Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)
2019-2020

Downtown Los Angeles
(USC Campus)

Rainfall Over Downtown Los Angeles at Night

Downtown Los Angeles skyline at night under the rain. Photo courtesy of Delia Thornton.

For monthly rainfall data for previous seasons, see Downtown L.A. Monthly Rainfall by Season Since 1877

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


Also see:
Downtown L.A. Total Seasonal Rainfall Since 1877
Downtown L.A. Record Rain Days by Month

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 - Santa Monica
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).

May 2020 Rainfall-to-Date

Rainfall measured in inches

Date (May) Rainfall Measured for Day Month's Accumulated Rainfall Measured
18 0.14 0.14


2019-2020 Rainfall Season-to-Date

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 2019 Trace Trace 0.01 -0.01 0.01 -0.01
Aug 2019 0.00 Trace 0.04 -0.04 0.05 -0.05
Sep 2019 0.03 0.03 0.24 -0.21 0.29 -0.26
Oct 2019 0.00 0.03 0.66 -0.66 0.95 -0.92
Nov 2019 2.12 2.15 1.04 +1.08 1.99 +0.16
Dec 2019 4.84 6.99 2.33 +2.51 4.32 +2.67
Month Rainfall Measured Season-To-Date Rainfall For Month For Season
Monthly Normal Departure for Month Season-to-Date Normal Departure for Season
Jan 2020 0.32 7.31 3.12 -2.80 7.44 -0.13
Feb 2020 0.04 7.35 3.80 -3.76 11.24 -3.89
Mar 2020 4.35 11.70 2.43 +1.92 13.67 -1.97
Apr 2020 3.02 14.72 0.91 +2.11 14.58 +0.14
May 2020 Pending Pending 0.26 Pending 14.84 Pending
Jun 2020 Pending Pending 0.09 Pending 14.93 Pending

† Normals here are typically National Centers For Environmental Information data used by the National Weather Service, based upon averages for rainfall seasons 1981 through 2010 (to be updated in 2020). The total season normal is 14.93 inches.

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