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Six L.A. County locations set new rainfall records

December 20, 2010 |  6:05 am

Rain storm

Six locations in L.A. County set new record rainfall totals for the day on Sunday. They are:

Pasadena: 3.45 inches of rain fell, breaking the record of 1.5 set in 1987.

San Gabriel: 3.2 inches fell, breaking the record of 1.9 inches set in 1970.

UCLA: 2.87 inches broke the record of 2.82 inches set in 1949.

Downtown Los Angeles: 2.3 inches fell at USC in downtown Los Angeles, breaking the record of 2.12 inches set in 1921.

LAX: 1.63 inches fell at Los Angeles International Airport, breaking the record of 1.62 inches set on this day in 1984.

Long Beach: 1.5 inches fell, breaking the record of .52 inches set in 1984.

Rainfall totals for Orange County on Sunday:

Brea: 2.72

Fullerton Airport: 1.79

Anaheim: 1.34

Santa Ana: 1.32

Huntington Beach: 1.61

John Wayne Airport: 1.09

Costa Mesa: 1.26

Lake Forest: 1.15

Laguna Beach: 1.45

San Juan Capistrano: 1.69

Dana Point: 1.13

Sources: National Weather Service, City News Service.

Photo: Down the street from Mar Vista resident Steve Gurrola's home a tree toppled in Sunday's storm. It fell onto an apartment building on Centinela Avenue. Credit: Katie Falkenberg / For the Los Angeles Times