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Record Rainfall by Day of Year
Downtown Los Angeles

Since 1877

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See also:
-- Monthly Precipitation (Rainfall) by Season - Downtown Los Angeles
-- Record Wettest & Driest Seasons & Wettest Days - Downtown Los Angeles
-- Total Seasonal Rainfall by Season - Downtown Los Angeles
-- Current Rainfall Staus, Month & Season To-Date, Downtown Los Angeles


By Month and Day

Monthly rainfall record (for each month) in bold blue.

JANUARY
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jan 1 3.12 (1934) 0.083
Jan 2 1.57 (2006) 0.062
Jan 3 2.27 (1888) 0.036
Jan 4 3.24 (1995) 0.108
Jan 5 2.11 (1979) 0.109
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jan 6 2.30 (1993) 0.102
Jan 7 3.52 (1974) 0.148
Jan 8 1.04 (1950) 0.051
Jan 9 2.58 (2005) 0.117
Jan 10 3.30 (1995) 0.140
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jan 11 1.57 (2001) 0.081
Jan 12 1.40 (1952) 0.096
Jan 13 1.45 (1993) 0.058
Jan 14 1.56 (1978) 0.067
Jan 15 2.13 (1952) 0.108
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jan 16 2.74 (1973) 0.147
Jan 17 4.16 (1916) 0.110
Jan 18 2.30 (1914) 0.137
Jan 19 2.26 (1933) 0.098
Jan 20 3.30 (1969) 0.100
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jan 21 2.98 (1909) 0.079
Jan 22 3.69 (1967) 0.126
Jan 23 1.05 (1995) 0.062
Jan 24 2.04 (1969) 0.124
Jan 25 3.43 (1969) 0.150
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jan 26 5.71 (1956) 0.149
Jan 27 2.28 (1916) 0.083
Jan 28 2.81 (1915) 0.105
Jan 29 1.96 (1922) 0.115
Jan 30 2.19 (1893) 0.100
Jan 31 3.03 (1926) 0.135

FEBRUARY

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Feb 1 2.26 (1938) 0.086
Feb 2 2.84 (1884) 0.103
Feb 3 1.84 (1905) 0.127
Feb 4 2.55 (1927) 0.109
Feb 5 2.30 (1901) 0.060
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Feb 6 2.39 (1937) 0.136
Feb 7 1.60 (1993) 0.100
Feb 8 2.43 (1962) 0.144
Feb 9 1.92 (1978) 0.168
Feb 10 2.55 (1962) 0.114
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Feb 11 2.12 (2005) 0.139
Feb 12 2.45 (2003) 0.134
Feb 13 2.71 (1954) 0.171
Feb 14 2.50 (1986) 0.151
Feb 15 2.78 (1887) 0.110
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Feb 16 3.03 (1980) 0.111
Feb 17 2.18 (1884) 0.093
Feb 18 4.26 (1914) 0.122
Feb 19 2.32 (1958) 0.171
Feb 20 3.60 (1944) 0.201
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Feb 21 2.08 (2005) 0.155
Feb 22 2.19 (1944) 0.119
Feb 23 2.11 (1969) 0.105
Feb 24 4.80 (1913) 0.077
Feb 25 2.33 (2001) 0.133
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Feb 26 1.08 (1983) 0.049
Feb 27 2.48 (1991) 0.088
Feb 28 2.85 (1938) 0.153
Feb 29 0.63 (1988) 0.104

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MARCH

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Mar 1 3.42 (1983) 0.169
Mar 2 5.88 (1938) 0.226
Mar 3 3.12 (1943) 0.096
Mar 4 2.54 (1978) 0.118
Mar 5 1.98 (1884) 0.098
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Mar 6 1.25 (2019) 0.067
Mar 7 2.52 (1952) 0.082
Mar 8 1.71 (1968) 0.069
Mar 9 2.67 (1884) 0.043
Mar 10 2.24 (1995) 0.095
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Mar 11 1.45 (1995) 0.064
Mar 12 1.44 (1912) 0.061
Mar 13 2.23 (1889) 0.086
Mar 14 1.74 (1930) 0.057
Mar 15 4.10 (2003) 0.142
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Mar 16 2.53 (1889) 0.092
Mar 17 1.28 (1982) 0.045
Mar 18 1.03 (1991) 0.038
Mar 19 1.45 (1991) 0.075
Mar 20 2.42 (2011) 0.064
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Mar 21 1.34 (1893) 0.070
Mar 22 1.51 (2020) 0.086
Mar 23 2.08 (1904) 0.038
Mar 24 1.39 (1948) 0.063
Mar 25 2.19 (1903) 0.083
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Mar 26 1.53 (1906) 0.043
Mar 27 1.98 (1979) 0.066
Mar 28 1.62 (2006) 0.059
Mar 29 1.04 (1883) 0.036
Mar 30 1.27 (1946) 0.036
Mar 31 1.65 (1941) 0.072

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APRIL

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Apr 1 1.01 (1958) 0.063
Apr 2 1.43 (1880) 0.022
Apr 3 1.14 (1882) 0.039
Apr 4 1.44 (2006) 0.072
Apr 5 2.74 (1926) 0.055
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Apr 6 1.10 (2020) 0.049
Apr 7 1.21 (1926) 0.047
Apr 8 2.19 (1935) 0.076
Apr 9 1.71 (1884) 0.028
Apr 10 0.63 (1927) 0.028
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Apr 11 1.97 (1886) 0.045
Apr 12 1.90 (1956) 0.029
Apr 13 0.49 (2012) 0.004
Apr 14 0.83 (1885) 0.028
Apr 15 0.81 (1978) 0.026
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Apr 16 2.10 (1903) 0.011
Apr 17 1.24 (2000) 0.029
Apr 18 1.27 (1983) 0.037
Apr 19 0.86 (1904) 0.017
Apr 20 1.28 (1983) 0.048
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Apr 21 0.89 (1967) 0.028
Apr 22 0.96 (1880) 0.014
Apr 23 0.98 (1988) 0.024
Apr 24 0.41 (1967) 0.010
Apr 25 0.50 (1959) 0.034
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Apr 26 1.62 (1931) 0.057
Apr 27 0.82 (1960) 0.032
Apr 28 1.02 (2005) 0.040
Apr 29 0.89 (1983) 0.016
Apr 30 0.96 (1955) 0.028

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MAY

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
May 1 0.76 (1901) 0.013
May 2 0.54 (1915) 0.015
May 3 1.76 (1892) 0.016
May 4 0.66 (1900) 0.009
May 5 0.90 (1921) 0.016
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
May 6 1.53 (1883) 0.010
May 7 1.00 (1955) 0.012
May 8 2.02 (1977) 0.032
May 9 0.75 (1977) 0.024
May 10 0.15 (1933) 0.003
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
May 11 0.29 (1900) 0.001
May 12 1.18 (1998) 0.013
May 13 0.84 (1998) 0.014
May 14 0.69 (2015) 0.001
May 15 1.46 (1898) 0.003
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
May 16 0.48 (2019) 0.001
May 17 0.18 (2011) 0.001
May 18 0.26 (1949) 0.007
May 19 0.35 (1957) 0.005
May 20 0.84 (1921) 0.013
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
May 21 1.03 (1921) 0.015
May 22 0.67 (2006) 0.004
May 23 0.10 (1977) 0.002
May 24 0.48 (1931) 0.006
May 25 0.42 (1882) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
May 26 0.21 (1906) 0.002
May 27 0.57 (1906) 0.001
May 28 1.14 (1990) 0.015
May 29 0.09 (1918) 0.001
May 30 0.14 (1887) 0.001
May 31 0.09 (1894) 0.000

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JUNE

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jun 1 0.57 (1899) 0.001
Jun 2 0.58 (1999) 0.008
Jun 3 0.49 (1925) 0.009
Jun 4 0.33 (1933) 0.006
Jun 5 0.76 (1993) 0.015
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jun 6 0.02 (1953) 0.000
Jun 7 0.10 (1936) 0.002
Jun 8 0.02 (1972) 0.000
Jun 9 0.32 (1964) 0.004
Jun 10 0.22 (1976) 0.003
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jun 11 0.11 (1963) 0.002
Jun 12 0.63 (1884) 0.000
Jun 13 0.53 (1884) 0.001
Jun 14 0.01 (1895) 0.000
Jun 15 0.22 (1995) 0.003
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jun 16 0.38 (1995) 0.006
Jun 17 0.02 (2021) 0.000
Jun 18 0.11 (1909) 0.000
Jun 19 0.01 (1928) 0.000
Jun 20 0.05 (1884) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jun 21 0.07 (1936) 0.001
Jun 22 0.05 (1892) 0.000
Jun 23 0.03 (1936) 0.000
Jun 24 0.01 (1984) 0.000
Jun 25 Trace (1965) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jun 26 0.19 (1913) 0.000
Jun 27 0.39 (1913) 0.000
Jun 28 Trace (2015) 0.000
Jun 29 Trace (1955) 0.000
Jun 30 0.01 (1918) 0.000

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JULY

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jul 1 0.09 (1918) 0.001
Jul 2 Trace (1961) 0.000
Jul 3 Trace (1961) 0.000
Jul 4 0.07 (1898) 0.000
Jul 5 0.02 (1896) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jul 6 Trace (2001) 0.000
Jul 7 0.02 (1992) 0.000
Jul 8 0.13 (1991) 0.002
Jul 9 0.05 (1887) 0.000
Jul 10 Trace (2013) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jul 11 0.04 (2013) 0.000
Jul 12 0.05 (1992) 0.000
Jul 13 0.02 (1887) 0.000
Jul 14 0.24 (1886) 0.000
Jul 15 Trace (1952) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jul 16 0.02 (1995) 0.000
Jul 17 0.01 (1987) 0.000
Jul 18 0.36 (2015) 0.000
Jul 19 Trace (2014) 0.000
Jul 20 Trace (2005) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jul 21 Trace (2013) 0.000
Jul 22 0.10 (1986) 0.001
Jul 23 0.08 (1986) 0.001
Jul 24 Trace (1954) 0.000
Jul 25 0.04 (1910) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Jul 26 0.04 (2013) 0.000
Jul 27 Trace (2014) 0.000
Jul 28 0.01 (1968) 0.000
Jul 29 Trace (2003) 0.000
Jul 30 0.02 (1886) 0.000
Jul 31 0.01 (1886) 0.000

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AUGUST

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Aug 1 0.01 (1918) 0.000
Aug 2 0.02 (2014) 0.000
Aug 3 0.02 (2014) 0.000
Aug 4 0.05 (1955) 0.000
Aug 5 0.09 (1901) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Aug 6 0.02 (1983) 0.000
Aug 7 0.11 (1968) 0.001
Aug 8 0.02 (1936) 0.000
Aug 9 0.19 (1942) 0.002
Aug 10 0.04 (1942) 0.001
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Aug 11 0.02 (1961) 0.000
Aug 12 0.32 (1972) 0.003
Aug 13 0.13 (1904) 0.000
Aug 14 Trace (1948) 0.000
Aug 15 0.40 (1984) 0.011
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Aug 16 0.19 (1977) 0.002
Aug 17 2.06 (1977) 0.022
Aug 18 0.44 (1983) 0.005
Aug 19 0.14 (1983) 0.002
Aug 20 0.03 (1906) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Aug 21 Trace (1926) 0.000
Aug 22 0.04 (1904) 0.000
Aug 23 Trace (1959) 0.000
Aug 24 0.05 (1988) 0.000
Aug 25 0.01 (1894) 0.000
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Aug 26 0.10 (1935) 0.001
Aug 27 0.01 (1972) 0.000
Aug 28 0.10 (1951) 0.001
Aug 29 0.08 (1888) 0.001
Aug 30 0.21 (1886) 0.000
Aug 31 0.61 (1889) 0.000

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JULY

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Sep 1 0.41 (1967) 0.004
Sep 2 0.02 (1913) 0.000
Sep 3 0.05 (1976) 0.001
Sep 4 0.30 (1963) 0.005
Sep 5 0.32 (1978) 0.007
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Sep 6 0.17 (1965) 0.002
Sep 7 Trace (2000) 0.000
Sep 8 0.19 (1982) 0.002
Sep 9 0.01 (1949) 0.000
Sep 10 1.74 (1976) 0.019
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Sep 11 0.33 (1923) 0.009
Sep 12 0.13 (1963) 0.003
Sep 13 0.07 (1918) 0.001
Sep 14 0.04 (1918) 0.001
Sep 15 2.39 (2015) 0.001
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Sep 16 0.07 (1989) 0.001
Sep 17 0.42 (1963) 0.012
Sep 18 1.39 (1965) 0.023
Sep 19 0.27 (1989) 0.008
Sep 20 0.29 (2005) 0.004
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Sep 21 0.15 (1887) 0.000
Sep 22 0.40 (2007) 0.002
Sep 23 0.28 (1908) 0.003
Sep 24 1.95 (1986) 0.045
Sep 25 3.96 (1939) 0.053
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Sep 26 0.24 (1982) 0.006
Sep 27 0.68 (1919) 0.010
Sep 28 0.74 (1911) 0.008
Sep 29 0.49 (1911) 0.010
Sep 30 1.58 (1983) 0.034

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JULY

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Oct 1 0.74 (1916) 0.024
Oct 2 0.53 (1986) 0.015
Oct 3 0.37 (1912) 0.002
Oct 4 0.24 (1983) 0.008
Oct 5 1.15 (2011) 0.010
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Oct 6 0.30 (2010) 0.008
Oct 7 0.17 (1904) 0.003
Oct 8 0.42 (1889) 0.001
Oct 9 0.44 (1904) 0.002
Oct 10 0.71 (1916) 0.010
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Oct 11 0.34 (1957) 0.008
Oct 12 0.43 (1941) 0.010
Oct 13 1.09 (1899) 0.006
Oct 14 1.75 (1897) 0.004
Oct 15 0.27 (1907) 0.001
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Oct 16 0.35 (1963) 0.012
Oct 17 1.72 (1934) 0.039
Oct 18 0.48 (1934) 0.024
Oct 19 0.79 (2004) 0.011
Oct 20 3.16 (1889) 0.027
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Oct 21 0.53 (1889) 0.012
Oct 22 0.77 (1987) 0.013
Oct 23 1.87 (1889) 0.011
Oct 24 0.55 (1919) 0.012
Oct 25 1.04 (1940) 0.018
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Oct 26 1.74 (1901) 0.023
Oct 27 1.37 (1883) 0.020
Oct 28 0.56 (1942) 0.012
Oct 29 0.84 (1877) 0.023
Oct 30 1.02 (1996) 0.027
Oct 31 1.64 (1927) 0.047

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NOVEMBER

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Nov 1 0.44 (1983) 0.008
Nov 2 0.35 (1957) 0.007
Nov 3 0.35 (1960) 0.006
Nov 4 0.42 (1987) 0.007
Nov 5 0.56 (1960) 0.022
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Nov 6 1.07 (1969) 0.043
Nov 7 3.85 (1966) 0.051
Nov 8 1.82 (2002) 0.038
Nov 9 3.41 (1879) 0.050
Nov 10 1.95 (1902) 0.080
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Nov 11 1.55 (1954) 0.066
Nov 12 1.88 (1946) 0.051
Nov 13 0.99 (1884) 0.042
Nov 14 1.33 (1928) 0.074
Nov 15 1.64 (1952) 0.058
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Nov 16 2.01 (1888) 0.044
Nov 17 1.58 (1900) 0.063
Nov 18 1.50 (1913) 0.026
Nov 19 3.61 (1967) 0.072
Nov 20 1.38 (1967) 0.057
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Nov 21 2.97 (1967) 0.068
Nov 22 3.51 (1965) 0.058
Nov 23 0.91 (1946) 0.018
Nov 24 2.03 (1926) 0.070
Nov 25 0.78 (1885) 0.018
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Nov 26 1.28 (1926) 0.046
Nov 27 1.03 (1981) 0.029
Nov 28 3.51 (1892) 0.036
Nov 29 2.43 (1970) 0.047
Nov 30 1.96 (1982) 0.041

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DECEMBER

Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Dec 1 1.40 (1925) 0.059
Dec 2 1.21 (2014) 0.052
Dec 3 1.59 (1880) 0.070
Dec 4 1.59 (1974) 0.108
Dec 5 1.81 (1966) 0.064
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Dec 6 1.91 (2018) 0.053
Dec 7 2.78 (1992) 0.060
Dec 8 2.29 (1909) 0.037
Dec 9 1.70 (1996) 0.055
Dec 10 1.58 (1941) 0.071
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Dec 11 1.65 (1937) 0.066
Dec 12 4.30 (1889) 0.068
Dec 13 1.67 (1933) 0.051
Dec 14 0.96 (1888) 0.050
Dec 15 2.26 (1880) 0.055
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Dec 16 1.96 (2002) 0.082
Dec 17 1.97 (1880) 0.041
Dec 18 2.18 (1938) 0.137
Dec 19 2.80 (2010) 0.085
Dec 20 4.19 (1879) 0.090
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Dec 21 1.57 (1970) 0.062
Dec 22 2.63 (1888) 0.065
Dec 23 1.84 (1940) 0.058
Dec 24 2.64 (1971) 0.121
Dec 25 3.01 (1884) 0.097
Month/Day Record High & Year Average
Dec 26 1.20 (1977) 0.055
Dec 27 1.81 (1936) 0.095
Dec 28 5.55 (2004) 0.166
Dec 29 3.84 (1965) 0.139
Dec 30 1.85 (1936) 0.066
Dec 31 4.86 (1933) 0.090

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Monthly rainfall record (for each month) in bold blue.

Source: National Weather Service, Los Angeles.