After more than a month of no significant rainfall, San Luis Obispo will see springtime rain in the coming days.

The National Weather Service is predicting a pair of storms that will bring rainfall to the Central Coast Wednesday evening into Thursday morning and Saturday into Sunday. The first storm is expected to dump at least 0.5 inches of rain Wednesday night, surpassing San Luis Obispo County’s average rainfall for May of 0.43 inches.

Like the rest of California, Cal Poly saw one of the wettest winters on record. The Cal Poly weather station has recorded more than 26 inches of rain so far. This is compared to the average annual rainfall for San Luis Obispo of 19.02 inches.

The wet weather will also bring some blustery winds, with Friday wind speeds between 15-20 mph.

Temperatures will remain below average for this time of year. The high’s for the next five days will be between 62 and 65 degrees. The low’s hovering in the low 50s and upper 40s.

Sunshine will return next week with temperatures returning to their seasonal average.

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