Precipitation in California, especially Southern California, is already more variable from year to year than anywhere else in the U.S, which makes things difficult for water utilities.

“It rarely happens that we get near-average rainfall for a year, we typically get deficient rainfall or excessive rainfall,” says Alexander Gershunov, a research meteorologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  Scripps recently published studies investigating California’s current and future weather, and the forecast is even greater variability.

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