It Doesn’t Rain Often.
As you’d expect for sunny Southern California, nine out of 10 days are dry.
only averages 36 days a year with measurable precipitation.
Both Chicago and New York typically have 3 to 4 times more wet days per year than Los Angeles.
How many inches of rain did Southern California get?
The area has seen 15.5 inches of rain this water year, which began Oct. 1, surpassing the average for the entire year of 14.93 inches. This represents the region getting 173% of average precipitation for this time of year. Typically, the downtown area sees less than 9 inches in that time frame.
What state has the most rain in 2018?
- Hawaii. > Average yearly rainfall: 57.2 inches.
- Louisiana. > Average yearly rainfall: 56.9 inches.
- Mississippi. > Average yearly rainfall: 55.5 inches.
- Alabama. > Average yearly rainfall: 55.3 inches.
- Florida. > Average yearly rainfall: 53.7 inches.
- Tennessee. > Average yearly rainfall: 51.6 inches.
How much rainfall does Los Angeles get?
“Normal” or average seasonal precipitation for Downtown Los Angeles, typically provided by the National Weather Service, is 14.93 inches, based upon the average for seasons from 1981 through 2010.
What is the rainiest month in California?
The driest month in Los Angeles County is July with 0.01 inches of precipitation, and with 3.68 inches February is the wettest month.
What is the rainiest month in Southern California?
The rainiest months in Southern California are December through March. Since Oct. 1, downtown L.A. has recorded 7.4 inches.
Photo in the article by “National Park Service”