Rainfall Data:  Downtown Santa Barbara
    By Water Year: October 1 through September 30, inches per month
    Main Gauge Location: El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant, 520 E. Yanonali Street
    http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/coop-precip/california.txt
    http://ci.santa-barbara.ca.us/departments/public_works/water_resources/bfsbrain2.html
2002-2003 rainfall data is from http://www.nwsla.noaa.gov/climate/sba.f6_mmyy.html
    e.g. http://www.nwsla.noaa.gov/climate/sba.f6_1002.html = October, 2002
Main sources for Santa Barbara rainfall data:
    http://ci.santa-barbara.ca.us/departments/public_works/water_resources/index.html
    http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/coop-precip/california.txt
    http://www.nwsla.noaa.gov/climate/sba/sba_monthly_precip.txt
    http://www.nwsla.noaa.gov/climate/sba_archive.html
    http://www.catalinaconservancy.org/weather/rainfall/raindata.htm
More long-term monthly Santa Barbara rain data is available at:
    http://www.nwsla.noaa.gov/climate/sba/sba_monthly_precip.txt
    http://www.catalinaconservancy.org/weather/rainfall/rainscri.htm
    http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/summary/climsmsca.html
Data worked by Marc Kummel, October 19, 2002
    Updated April 28, 2003
    Contact mkummel@rain.org  
    http://www.rain.org/~mkummel/
Rain Year: Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Total Rank
1930-31 - - - 4.25 4.07 0.00 1.43 2.11 0.00 0.00 0.23 0.01 -  -
1931-32 0.00 2.81 9.84 0.24 6.17 0.23 0.35 0.09 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11 19.84 23
1932-33 0.10 0.00 0.67 6.42 0.00 0.30 0.20 0.11 0.75 0.00 0.00 0.00 8.55 70
1933-34 0.88 0.11 6.28 1.49 3.67 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.04 13.47 45
1934-35 1.89 3.48 3.63 0.41 1.58 3.16 3.32 0.00 0.00 0.07 0.27 0.02 17.83 29
1935-36 0.78 0.71 1.46 0.73 10.49 1.97 0.65 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.70 0.00 17.52 31
1936-37 1.86 0.00 6.93 3.09 7.99 4.79 0.03 0.11 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.80 13
1937-38 0.16 0.09 4.40 1.90 8.20 10.26 1.09 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.19 26.29 10
1938-39 0.14 0.08 4.94 2.84 1.27 3.62 0.17 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.26 13.42 47
1939-40 0.09 0.02 1.41 6.39 4.87 0.82 1.06 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 14.68 39
1940-41 0.75 0.43 8.92 9.68 8.21 11.71 5.50 0.01 0.00 0.03 0.01 0.00 45.25 2
1941-42 0.89 0.44 5.00 0.80 0.75 1.76 3.19 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03 12.86 50
1942-43 1.44 0.62 1.36 12.84 4.21 2.92 0.92 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.34 14
1943-44 0.39 0.12 5.57 1.44 7.05 1.74 1.57 0.01 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 17.95 28
1944-45 0.00 2.66 1.23 0.60 5.87 4.87 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.06 15.29 38
1945-46 0.73 0.37 6.35 0.40 0.72 2.69 0.00 0.05 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 11.33 56
1946-47 0.89 5.95 3.17 0.60 0.76 1.80 0.10 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.05 13.41 48
1947-48 0.22 0.00 0.37 0.00 1.71 4.29 2.01 0.43 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.20 67
1948-49 0.08 0.00 2.64 1.40 1.35 2.78 0.24 2.43 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 10.95 58
1949-50 0.02 1.72 4.16 2.54 2.76 1.29 0.61 0.05 0.01 0.81 0.02 0.41 14.40 41
1950-51 1.21 1.88 0.50 2.53 1.21 1.20 1.45 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.06 0.00 10.06 62
1951-52 0.49 2.04 4.80 13.89 0.71 7.37 1.79 0.00 0.08 0.03 0.01 0.04 31.25 7
1952-53 0.10 3.60 5.26 1.78 0.03 0.71 1.42 0.17 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.01 13.37 49
1953-54 0.00 2.08 0.09 5.98 2.95 3.81 0.44 0.06 0.02 0.00 0.02 0.00 15.45 37
1954-55 0.03 2.03 3.60 4.39 2.29 0.70 3.45 0.40 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.00 16.91 34
1955-56 0.00 1.36 6.07 7.19 1.15 0.00 2.42 1.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 19.83 24
1956-57 0.11 0.00 0.14 5.39 3.74 0.54 2.31 1.57 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 13.86 44
1957-58 1.41 0.51 4.51 3.71 9.84 6.20 5.43 0.33 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.27 32.21 6
1958-59 0.00 0.11 0.04 2.68 5.05 0.00 0.89 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 8.80 68
1959-60 0.01 0.00 1.01 3.12 3.39 0.63 2.64 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 10.81 59
1960-61 0.09 6.57 0.41 1.81 0.02 0.80 0.20 0.09 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.04 10.04 63
1961-62 0.00 3.74 1.47 2.18 17.33 1.41 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 26.13 11
1962-63 0.42 0.00 0.12 1.79 5.39 4.09 2.42 0.29 1.21 0.00 0.07 0.91 16.71 35
1963-64 0.88 3.56 0.00 1.45 0.00 2.33 0.84 0.10 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.01 9.22 66
1964-65 0.80 2.59 4.94 0.76 0.46 2.33 6.55 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05 18.50 26
1965-66 0.00 8.26 3.53 1.51 0.78 0.06 0.02 0.12 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.04 14.34 42
1966-67 0.04 3.31 5.63 7.61 0.50 2.57 5.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.23 25.07 12
1967-68 0.00 4.05 1.09 1.44 2.02 4.22 0.62 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.00 13.46 46
1968-69 1.03 0.65 1.81 15.55 8.35 1.00 1.92 0.06 0.08 0.02 0.00 0.05 30.52 8
1969-70 0.07 2.03 0.20 3.23 3.80 2.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.00 0.00 11.83 54
1970-71 0.05 4.54 4.67 1.21 0.88 0.82 0.73 1.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 14.00 43
1971-72 0.00 0.48 7.33 0.12 0.53 0.00 0.15 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.01 8.66 69
1972-73 0.13 5.47 0.84 6.37 7.38 3.01 0.05 0.03 0.03 0.00 0.03 0.01 23.35 18
1973-74 0.70 1.75 1.54 8.04 0.00 4.93 0.28 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.05 17.34 32
1974-75 0.90 0.09 7.21 0.00 5.27 3.86 0.80 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.00 18.16 27
1975-76 0.03 0.20 0.07 0.00 5.61 1.25 0.79 0.01 0.20 0.00 0.00 4.01 12.17 53
1976-77 0.12 1.06 0.94 4.01 0.19 1.59 0.00 2.96 0.10 0.00 0.50 0.00 11.47 55
1977-78 0.00 0.00 7.04 9.35 9.62 12.38 1.98 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.00 1.22 41.64 3
1978-79 0.00 3.18 1.70 4.30 4.82 6.47 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.07 21.59 20
1979-80 0.45 0.20 1.21 6.71 11.11 3.05 0.56 0.23 0.00 0.36 0.03 0.02 23.93 15
1980-81 0.00 0.00 1.70 3.60 2.67 6.00 0.65 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 14.62 40
1981-82 0.50 2.10 0.69 2.94 0.47 5.79 2.57 0.01 0.04 0.00 0.00 2.04 17.15 33
1982-83 0.62 4.64 2.49 10.45 8.67 4.68 4.45 0.18 0.03 0.00 1.48 3.66 41.35 4
1983-84 0.83 3.07 4.66 0.21 0.12 0.54 0.12 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.16 0.67 10.40 60
1984-85 0.35 1.99 4.17 1.57 2.19 1.87 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.09 12.26 52
1985-86 0.58 3.50 0.88 2.07 7.94 6.20 0.87 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.45 23.49 17
1986-87 0.00 1.35 0.12 1.56 3.00 3.66 0.16 0.00 0.17 0.13 0.00 0.00 10.15 61
1987-88 2.45 1.08 3.12 2.43 2.19 0.02 3.97 0.04 0.02 0.02 0.00 0.17 15.51 36
1988-89 0.00 1.01 3.64 0.35 2.53 0.90 0.34 0.39 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.08 9.29 65
1989-90 0.55 0.63 0.00 2.01 2.36 0.00 0.09 0.80 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.06 6.50 71
1990-91 0.00 0.15 0.05 2.26 3.55 11.05 0.03 0.00 0.44 0.00 0.18 0.02 17.73 30
1991-92 0.50 0.09 3.24 2.38 8.74 4.16 0.02 0.27 0.00 0.51 0.01 0.00 19.92 22
1992-93 0.87 0.00 4.97 9.29 7.45 3.05 0.00 0.05 0.71 0.01 0.00 0.00 26.40 9
1993-94 0.15 1.19 1.38 1.39 6.27 1.61 0.15 0.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07 12.61 51
1994-95 0.53 1.88 1.13 18.20 1.33 8.59 0.29 0.76 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 33.19 5
1995-96 0.00 0.26 3.27 2.99 8.31 2.58 0.84 0.60 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 18.85 25
1996-97 3.02 2.99 6.56 7.39 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.00 0.02 0.08 0.04 20.19 21
1997-98 0.11 3.72 7.07 5.71 21.76 4.30 1.42 2.76 0.09 0.00 0.00 0.14 47.08 1
1998-99 0.00 0.79 1.08 2.22 0.82 3.71 2.15 0.02 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.16 11.03 57
1999-00 0.00 1.39 0.02 2.28 9.79 3.78 4.59 0.00 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.08 22.08 19
2000-01 3.80 0.00 0.11 6.98 5.85 5.79 1.20 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 23.81 16
2001-02 0.61 3.98 2.12 1.50 0.47 0.45 0.13 0.10 0.05 0.03 0.08 0.24 9.76 64
2002-03 0.07 5.78 1.17 0.06 2.67 4.90
Average 0.50 1.76 2.91 3.78 4.18 3.07 1.28 0.30 0.09 0.03 0.06 0.25 18.25 27
Rainfall
by Month: Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Total Rank
Greatest Rain: 3.80 8.26 9.84 18.20 21.76 12.38 6.55 2.96 1.21 0.81 1.48 4.01 91.26
Least Rain: 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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