San Diego's Forecast for Thurs., Dec. 30, 2021: Light showers linger into NYE

Posted at 8:19 AM, Dec 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-30 22:52:33-05

A majority of this week's rain has cleared, but slight chances for light rain linger into Friday night for areas west of the mountains. Friday will be the final day of rain chances before the new year starts on a dry note, which could last through about mid-January.

Friday's temperatures will remain frigid with highs in the mid-50s to lower 60s expected for coastal and inland communities. These below-average temperatures remain for the first few days of 2022 before slight warming brings temperatures back to average midweek next week.

For New Year's Eve: get ready for brief, light rain possible through the evening hours and cold temperatures in the lower 50s around midnight.

The end of December does bring impressive rain totals. After a mostly dry November, December brought above-average rain totals. As of Thursday morning, San Diego received 2.58" of rain this month, which is about an inch more than the usual 1.54" in December. Totals for the water year are doing well also! San Diego has seen 3.58" of rain since Oct. 1, which is up from the normal 2.83".

Friday's Highs:
Coast: 59-61°
Inland: 56-60°
Mountains: 46-53°
Deserts: 63-69°

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