Ventura County Coastal Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:45 am PDT on August 1, 2015

... July 2015 was the wettest July on record at many locations in
southwestern California...

Due largely to an unusual widespread Summer rain associated with
the remnants of Hurricane Dolores on the 18th and 19th... many
locations across southwestern California experienced their wettest
July on record.

The following table shows total rain for the month... the wettest July
on record and the year in which it occurred... and the ranking for
July 2015.


                    Rainfall record ranking
                     total rainfall for July
                    July 2015 any July (year) 2015

L.A. Downtown 0.38" 0.24" (1886) wettest
l.A. Ap 0.35" 0.32" (1992) wettest
Long Beach ap 0.54" 0.34" (2003) wettest
Burbank ap 0.30" 0.21" (1986) wettest
Van Nuys ap# 0.60" 0.03" (2013) wettest
ucla 0.23" 0.25" (1969) 2nd wettest
Woodland Hills 0.98" 0.17" (1995) wettest
Sandberg 1.26" 0.85" (1999) wettest
Lancaster ap 2.34" 0.95" (1999) wettest
Palmdale ap 1.60" 0.65" (1952) wettest
Camarillo ap 0.53" 0.10" (1987) wettest
Oxnard NWS 0.58" 0.30" (1969) wettest
San Luis Obispo ap@ 1.32" 0.03" (2010) wettest
Paso Robles ap 2.17" 0.59" (1950) wettest

# period of observations 20 years
@ period of observations 18 years