Oct 252021

How Many Inches Of Rain Were Recorded In Palos Verdes

Find out how much rainfall hit Los Angeles County this week.
Find out how much rainfall hit Los Angeles County this week. (Shutterstock)

PALOS VERDES, CA — A powerful rainstorm shattered numerous records all over California Monday, and Palos Verdes wasn’t spared.

Palos Verdes saw 0.20 inches of rain from Monday at 8 a.m. PDT to Tuesday at 8 a.m. PDT, according to the California Nevada River Forecast Center, a collaboration between the National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Downtown LA recorded 0.39 inches, Culver City 0.37, and Burbank 0.56.

By contrast, in October 2020, the LA Almanac reported 0 inches of rain in downtown Los Angeles.

While Southern California wasn’t clobbered like Northern and Central California – where a Category 5 atmospheric river and bomb cyclone brought flash floodspower outages, evacuation ordershighway closures, and much more – the NWS still issued a flood advisory across Los Angeles County, and several records were set.

Los Angeles International Airport saw a total of 0.39 inches, soaring past a record of 0.51 inches set in 1951, according to the National Weather Service. Long Beach Airport, which saw 0.13 inches of rain, also broke a record of 0.08 inches set in 2010.

Still, no major power outages, flooding, or evacuation orders were reported around Los Angeles County. The rest of the week is expected to be sunny and warm, with highs reaching the upper 80s in the San Fernando Valley. In Palos Verdes, it’s expected to be sunny with some wind gusts in the evening.

Here’s the forecast for this week in Palos Verdes:

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Friday night: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Saturday: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

Saturday night: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday: Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 64.

Sunday night: Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Via Patch.com


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