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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).

April 2020 Rainfall-to-Date

Rainfall measured in inches

Date (April) Rainfall Measured for Day Month's Accumulated Rainfall Measured
No rainfall reported to-date for this station for this month by the National Weather Service.

No rainfall was recorded today, Apr. 4, in Downtown Los Angeles, as of 4:52 p.m. A trace amount of rainfall was reported earlier today in Long Beach (see links above).



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 Trace 0.04 -0.04 -0.05
September 2019 0.03 0.03 0.24 -0.21 -0.26
October 2019 0.00 0.03 0.66 -0.66 -0.92
November 2019 2.12 2.15 1.04 +1.08 +0.16
December 2019 4.84 6.99 2.33 +2.51 +2.67
Month Rainfall Measured Rainfall Season-To-Date Monthly Normal** Monthly Departure From Normal Season-to-Date Departure From Season-to-Date Normal*
January 2020 0.32 7.31 3.12 -2.80 -0.13
February 2020 0.04 7.35 3.80 -3.76 -3.89
March 2020 4.35 11.70 2.43 1.92 -1.97
April 2020 Pending Pending 0.91 Pending Pending
May 2020 Pending Pending 0.26 Pending Pending
June 2020 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