Official County Gauge Measures First Rain in Pacific Palisades

The first measurable rain of the season was 1.03 inches, received on Monday, Nov. 21.

On Nov. 26 and 27, Pacific Palisades received .31 inches as measured by the official Los Angeles County rain gauge, located at Carol Leacock’s home on Bienveneda.

Deputy assistant rainmeister Ted Mackie reports that the current rainfall year, which starts on July 1 is now 1.34 inches. Last year to date was 1.81 inches and normal for this time is 1.66 inches.

The most rain recorded in Pacific Palisades (in the years from 1942 to 2015) was 42.60 inches in 1997-1998. The least recorded rainfall was 4.11 inches in 2006-07.

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