Альберт Хаммонд Майк Хезлвуд
Rain patterns are changing In the Southwest, meanwhile, rainfall is suppressed by a northward expansion of high pressure in the subtropics. The crippling drought now plaguing California is due to a persistent high pressure system off of the coast that is deflecting storms away from the region.
In Downtown Los Angeles, nearly 80 percent of seasonal rain falls between December and March! The first significant rain event of the season in SoCal (more than half an inch of rain ) doesn’t typically occur until late October, or more often November.
76 years (May 18, 1944)
Snow is uncommon west of the Sierra Nevada, except in the Cascades and the Coast Range, but it has fallen in nearly every area of the state. Snow is lighter east of the Sierra Nevada because of the snow shadow effect. Even sunny Southern California gets snow occasionally.
In the latest sign that El Nino conditions are likely to bring wet weather to drought-parched California , federal scientists on Thursday announced for the first time that the entire state – including the northern part of California from the Bay Area to the Oregon border – is now expected to receive average or above-
Los Angeles County’s coldest month is December when the average temperature overnight is 48.3°F. In August, the warmest month, the average day time temperature rises to 84.8°F.
Here is our winter forecast. We think the entire state will get an average amount of precipitation in 2021 . This may also be a warm winter for us. We’re predicting temperatures to be one degree above average.
California has one of the most well-defined wet and dry seasons anywhere in the Lower 48 states. It is typical to go months without a single drop of rain from late spring into early fall. Over 90 percent of the Southland’s average rain falls in just six months’ time from November through April.
warm and dry winter