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Monthly Rainfall by Season

Palmdale, California
(Palmdale Regional Airport)
1948-2021

Desert Rainfall

Desert rainfall. Photo by Ronald Carlson via PublicDomainPictures.net.


Also see:
-- Historic Rainfall Seasons Against Average - Palmdale

-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Downtown Los Angeles
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Los Angeles International Airport
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Burbank
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Lancaster
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Long Beach
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Pasadena
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Sandberg
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Santa Catalina Island
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Santa Clarita
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Santa Fe Dam (San Gabriel Valley)
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Santa Monica
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Van Nuys, Los Angeles
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Westwood, Los Angeles
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Whittier
-- Monthly Rainfall by Season - Woodland Hills, Los Angeles


Also see our current rainfall season page for this weather station.


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


Quantity is measured in inches. T = Trace amount.

Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
Current Normals* 0.11 0.03 0.16 0.47 0.36 1.02 0.98 1.49 0.87 0.26 0.13 0.02 5.90
2021-2022 T --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- Trace (1)
2020-2021 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.24 0.55 0.83 0.05 0.10 0.00 0.00 T 1.84
2019-2020 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.10 2.62 0.04 0.04 2.79 2.03 T T 8.65
2018-2019 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.25 1.60 1.51 2.27 0.99 T 0.41 T 7.06
2017-2018 0.01 0.01 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.60 0.07 1.89 0.01 0.00 0.00 2.99
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
2016-2017 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07 0.25 1.47 2.32 1.78 0.02 0.00 0.02 0.00 5.93
2015-2016 1.60 0.00 0.43 0.99 0.33 0.49 1.36 0.09 0.83 0.19 0.00 0.00 6.31
2014-2015 0.00 0.04 0.12 0.00 0.00 2.57 0.73 0.38 0.36 0.08 0.10 0.03 4.41
2013-2014 0.09 0.04 0.00 0.08 1.86 0.00 0.00 1.39 0.57 0.13 0.96 0.00 5.12
2012-2013 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11 0.18 0.36 0.10 0.25 0.00 0.15 0.00 1.15
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
2011-2012 0.14 0.00 0.85 0.14 0.45 0.35 0.09 0.43 0.65 0.62 0.00 0.00 3.72
2010-2011 0.04 0.00 0.00 1.56 0.27 3.30 0.42 0.69 1.41 0.01 0.01 0.00 7.71
2009-2010 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.03 2.86 1.93 0.29 0.65 0.00 0.00 6.76
2008-2009 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.00 1.15 1.43 0.26 2.33 0.15 0.01 0.00 0.02 5.37
2007-2008 0.01 0.04 0.40 0.00 0.73 0.16 1.81 0.43 0.05 0.02 0.16 0.00 3.81
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
2006-2007 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 0.00 0.17 0.03 0.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.65
2005-2006 0.05 0.09 0.66 2.69 0.00 0.14 0.59 0.97 1.02 0.74 0.03 0.15 7.13
2004-2005 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.76 0.43 3.42 3.15 4.57 0.94 0.43 0.24 0.00 15.94
2003-2004 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.08 0.51 0.77 0.00 2.17 0.22 0.04 0.00 0.00 3.79
2002-2003 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.06 0.34 1.11 0.03 3.60 1.29 0.67 0.32 0.00 7.45
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
2001-2002 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.21 0.22 0.71 0.22 0.06 0.10 0.02 0.02 0.00 1.57
2000-2001 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.21 0.00 0.00 1.48 3.33 0.49 0.45 0.00 0.00 6.08
1999-2000 0.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.10 1.23 0.50 0.28 0.00 0.00 2.61
1998-1999 0.00 0.05 0.24 0.01 0.31 0.11 0.23 0.23 0.06 0.34 0.18 0.29 2.05
1997-1998 ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) 0.04 0.78 0.00 0.82 (3)
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
--- No data for seasons 1974-1975 through 1996-1997 ---
1973-1974 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.34 0.02 3.02 0.00 0.68 ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) 4.07 (3)
1972-1973 0.00 0.14 0.00 0.02 1.18 0.32 1.19 2.72 1.56 0.00 0.07 0.00 7.20
1971-1972 0.04 0.00 0.04 0.15 0.00 2.97 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.09 0.00 0.45 3.75
1970-1971 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.02 2.40 1.89 0.03 0.18 0.22 0.23 0.25 0.00 5.25
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
1969-1970 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.73 0.00 0.14 0.81 0.69 0.07 0.00 0.00 2.59
1968-1969 0.06 1.76 0.00 0.31 0.11 0.23 3.04 2.87 0.15 0.37 0.13 0.11 9.14
1967-1968 0.04 0.36 0.24 0.00 4.01 0.60 0.22 0.50 0.68 0.19 0.00 0.00 6.84
1966-1967 0.00 0.00 0.33 0.01 1.60 0.71 1.35 0.00 0.33 1.52 0.00 0.00 5.85
1965-1966 0.58 0.05 0.26 0.00 4.89 1.74 0.43 0.82 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.85
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
1964-1965 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.22 1.00 0.67 0.05 0.00 0.40 1.47 0.00 0.00 3.81
1963-1964 0.00 0.12 1.75 1.39 0.24 0.00 0.84 0.02 0.68 0.13 0.18 0.00 5.35
1962-1963 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.54 0.88 0.51 0.00 0.22 2.15
1961-1962 0.00 0.32 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.62 1.23 3.75 0.42 0.00 0.03 0.00 7.37
1960-1961 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.23 0.87 0.01 0.18 0.07 0.53 0.01 0.00 0.00 1.90
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
1959-1960 0.00 0.00 0.20 0.00 0.00 0.94 0.97 1.44 0.10 0.11 0.00 0.00 3.76
1958-1959 0.00 0.12 0.81 0.72 0.28 0.00 0.43 1.12 0.00 0.08 0.00 0.00 3.56
1957-1958 0.00 0.00 0.05 1.51 0.27 0.98 0.62 2.18 1.87 1.79 0.00 0.00 9.27
1956-1957 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.00 0.01 3.54 0.45 0.58 0.13 0.11 0.00 4.91
1955-1956 0.00 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.16 0.43 1.99 0.03 0.05 0.97 0.02 0.00 3.73
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
1954-1955 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.35 0.28 2.18 0.35 0.00 0.57 0.15 0.00 4.88
1953-1954 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.19 0.05 3.15 0.84 1.29 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.52
1952-1953 0.65 0.00 0.22 0.00 1.20 1.62 0.00 0.27 0.03 0.21 0.11 0.00 4.31
1951-1952 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.33 0.15 2.04 3.69 0.65 2.82 0.75 0.00 0.00 10.43
1950-1951 0.16 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.06 0.00 1.05 0.01 0.39 0.43 0.27 0.00 2.42
Season Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season Total
1949-1950 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05 0.29 0.75 0.33 0.60 0.59 0.16 0.02 0.00 2.79
1948-1949 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.34 0.00 0.88 1.48 0.18 0.21 0.00 0.04 0.00 3.13

* Most current month and season normals (averages for 1991-2020) as determined by the National Centers For Environmental Information.

T = Trace amount
(1) Seasonal rainfall through latest full month.
(2) 26 days or more of data were missing for this month.
(3) Due to one or more months of missing data this season, cumulative numbers cannot reflect a complete season total.

Source: Western Regional Climate Center