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2018-2019 Seasonal Rainfall to Date
(Precipitation)
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 1877-2018
Downtown L.A. Monthly Rainfall Each Season since 1877-1878
Downtown L.A. Record Rain Days by Month

Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Los Angeles International Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Long Beach Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Hollywood Burbank Airport
Current Season Rainfull-to-Date for Lancaster

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 typcially for the Downtown Los Angeles weather station (actually located on the USC campus).

December 2018 Rainfall-to-Date

Date (December) Rainfall Measured for Day (Inches) Month's Accumulated Rainfall Measured (Inches)
5 0.20 0.20
6 1.91 2.11


2018-2019 Rainfall Season-to-Date

Month Rainfall Measured (Inches) Rainfall Season-To-Date (Inches) Monthly Normal (Inches)* 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 Pending Pending 2.33 Pending Pending
Month Rainfall Measured (Inches) Rainfall Season-To-Date (Inches) Monthly Normal (Inches)* Monthly Departure From Normal Season-to-Date Departure From Season Normal*
January 2019 Pending Pending 3.12 Pending Pending
February 2019 Pending Pending 3.80 Pending Pending
March 2019 Pending Pending 2.43 Pending Pending
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. The total season normal is 14.93 inches.

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