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Los Angeles rainfall 1878--2006

January 24, 2007

A total of 11.61 inches of rain was recorded in 2006 at the National Weather Service's downtown Los Angeles weather station located on the campus of USC. In contrast, in February of 2005 just over 11 inches of rain fell during that month alone.

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Average amount since 1878: 15.07 inches

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Annual totals

(Jan. 1-Dec 31)

Year | Inches

1878---20.86

1879---17.41

1880---18.65

1881---5.53

1882---10.74

1883---14.14

1884---40.29

1885---10.53

1886---16.72

1887---16.02

1888---20.82

1889---33.26

1890---12.69

1891---12.84

1892---18.72

1893---21.96

1894---7.51

1895---12.55

1896---11.80

1897---14.28

1898---4.83

1899---8.69

1900---11.30

1901---11.96

1902---13.12

1903---14.77

1904---11.88

1905---19.19

1906---21.46

1907---15.30

1908---13.74

1909---23.92

1910---4.89

1911---17.85

1912---9.78

1913---17.17

1914---23.21

1915---16.67

1916---23.29

1917---8.45

1918---17.49

1919---8.82

1920---11.18

1921---19.85

1922---15.27

1923---6.25

1924---8.11

1925---8.94

1926---18.56

1927---18.63

1928---8.69

1929---8.32

1930---13.02

1931---18.93

1932---10.72

1933---18.76

1934---14.67

1935---14.49

1936---18.24

1937---17.97

1938---27.16

1939---12.06

1940---20.26

1941---31.28

1942---7.40

1943---22.57

1944---17.45

1945---12.78

1946---16.22

1947---4.13

1948---7.59

1949---10.63

1950---7.38

1951---14.33

1952---24.95

1953---4.08

1954---13.69

1955---11.89

1956---13.62

1957---13.24

1958---17.49

1959---6.23

1960---9.57

1961---5.83

1962---15.37

1963---12.31

1964---7.98

1965---26.81

1966---12.91

1967---23.66

1968---7.58

1969---26.32

1970---16.54

1971---9.26

1972---6.54

1973---17.45

1974---16.69

1975---10.70

1976---11.01

1977---14.97

1978---30.57

1979---17.00

1980---26.33

1981---10.92

1982---14.41

1983---34.40

1984---8.90

1985---8.92

1986---18.00

1987---9.11

1988---11.57

1989---4.56

1990---6.49

1991---15.07

1992---22.65

1993---23.44

1994---8.69

1995---24.06

1996---17.75

1997---10.83

1998---27.85

1999---8.06

2000---11.97

2001---19.60

2002---7.29

2003---13.37

2004---20.10

2005---26.61

2006---11.61

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Source: National Weather Service

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