Picking up 1.14” overnight, Paso Robles Raif all totals topped the December rainfall average (2.33”) in just four days with 2.34” month-to-date. The current rainfall for the season is just over 4” with some slight chances of rain over the next week.
With a wet week in the outlook ahead, the agricultural community in Paso Robles is off to a good start for the season. With a historically severe drought receding into the past, another rainy year will keep hope and harvests alive.
For a few years, all of California has seen healthy seasonal rainfall, with reservoirs at or near capacity, and signs of the drought all but a memory. On the heels of a short but severe fire season, statewide rainstorms complicated Thanksgiving travel but brought more than two inches of welcome rain to Paso Robles in just a few days of downpour.