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Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation) to Date
2018-2019

Downtown Los Angeles

Rainfall Over Downtown Los Angeles at Night

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

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

Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Los Angeles International Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Catalina Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Hollywood Burbank Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Lancaster Airfield
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Long Beach Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Palmdale Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Pasadena
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Sandberg
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for UCLA
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Van Nuys Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Woodland Hills

The last rainfall season (2017-2018) was the driest for Los Angeles since 2006-2007 and the third driest since rainfall records began being kept in 1877.


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 2019 Rainfall-to-Date

Rainfall measured in inches

Date (April) Rainfall Measured for Day Month's Accumulated Rainfall Measured
4 0.01 0.01


2018-2019 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 Normal*
July 2018 Trace 0.00 0.01 -0.01 -0.01
August 2018 0.00 0.00 0.04 -0.04 -0.05
September 2018 0.00 0.00 0.24 -0.24 -0.29
October 2018 0.57 0.57 0.66 -0.09 -0.38
November 2018 1.58 2.15 1.04 +0.54 +0.16
December 2018 2.11 4.26 2.33 -0.22 -0.06
Month Rainfall Measured Rainfall Season-To-Date Monthly Normal* Monthly Departure From Normal Season-to-Date Departure From Season Normal*
January 2019 5.95 10.21 3.12 +2.83 +2.77
February 2019 5.59 15.80 3.80 1.79 +4.56
March 2019 2.19 17.99 2.43 -0.24 +4.32
April 2019 Pending Pending 0.91 Pending Pending
May 2019 Pending Pending 0.26 Pending Pending
June 2019 Pending Pending 0.09 Pending 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