Record daily maximum rainfall was set yesterday, February 4, across Southwestern California.*
By News Desk
A record rainfall of 4.10 inches was set at downtown Los Angeles (USC) yesterday, Feb. 4. This breaks the old record of 2.55 inches set in 1927.
This was also the third wettest February day since records began in 1877. The wettest day ever recorded at downtown Los Angeles was 5.88 inches set on 3/2/1938.
On Sunday, a record rainfall of 1.76 inches was set at Los Angeles International Airport breaking the old record of 0.56-inch set in 1958; and 1.50 inches fell at Long Beach Airport.
*per NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard.
[This article has been updated to include the source of the reports. Feb. 5, 4:00 pm]
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