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Seasonal Rainfall (Precipitation)
2020-2021

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 - Van Nuys, Los Angeles
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Westwood, Los Angeles
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Whittier
Current Season Rainfall-to-Date - Woodland Hills, Los Angeles

Rainfall, Precipitation, Weather, Map, Los Angeles County

Locations monitored by the Almanac for rainfall.

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 2021 Rainfall-to-Date
Downtown Los Angeles (USC Campus)

Rainfall measured in inches

Date (April) Rainfall Measured for Day Month's Cumulative Rainfall Measured
No rainfall reported thus far by the National Weather Service for this month.


2020-2021 Rainfall Season-to-Date
Downtown Los Angeles (USC Campus)

Monthly rainfall totals for previous seasons are found at Monthly Rainfall for Downtown Los Angeles.


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 2020 0.00 0.00 0.01 -0.01 0.01 -0.01
Aug 2020 0.00 0.00 0.04 -0.04 0.05 -0.05
Sep 2020 0.00 0.00 0.24 -0.24 0.29 -0.29
Oct 2020 0.00 0.00 0.66 -0.66 0.95 -0.95
Nov 2020 0.11 0.11 1.04 -0.93 1.99 -1.88
Dec 2020 1.84 1.95 2.33 -0.49 4.32 -2.37
Month Rainfall Measured Season-To-Date Rainfall For Month For Season
Monthly Normal Departure for Month Season-to-Date Normal Departure for Season
Jan 2021 2.44 4.39 3.12 -0.68 7.44 -3.05
Feb 2021 Trace 4.39 3.80 -3.80 11.24 -6.85
Mar 2021 1.41 5.80 2.43 -1.02 13.67 -7.87
Apr 2021 Pending Pending 0.91 Pending 14.58 Pending
May 2021 Pending Pending 0.26 Pending 14.84 Pending
Jun 2021 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 Spring 2021). The total season normal is 14.93 inches.

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