Bay Area rainfall comes up short

The amount of rain in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 2015-16 rainfall season is less than same period last year and less than normal, National Weather Service officials said Sunday.

Santa Rosa received 13.37 inches of rain from Oct. 1 last year to 4 p.m. today, while last season it received 18.55 inches. The normal amount of rainfall is 16.71 inches.

San Francisco received 9.45 inches so far this season, compared with 14.45 inches by Jan. 10 last season, weather service officials said. The normal amount is 10.3 inches.

The officials said a wet December 2014 is the reason for the difference.

Moffett Field in Mountain View received 5.74 inches so far this season, compared with 9.99 inches by Jan. 10 last season.

The normal amount is 5.85 inches, weather service officials said.