Los Angeles Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Los Angeles, California during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for Los Angeles, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Los Angeles, scroll down farther. There are also counts of nights with warm temperatures and days with cold weather.

The weather data were recorded in downtown Los Angeles near Union Station. All the numbers are averages, based on climate statistics gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Los Angeles temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
68 48 January 20 9
69 49 February 20 10
70 51 March 21 11
73 54 April 23 12
75 57 May 24 14
78 60 June 26 16
83 64 July 28 18
84 64 August 29 18
83 63 September 28 17
79 59 October 26 15
73 52 November 23 11
68 48 December 20 9
75 56 Year 24 13

Days of Hot Weather in Los Angeles

While on most days in Los Angeles the temperature rises above 70 degrees Fahrenheit, the city rarely gets sizzling hot.

Los Angeles averages just one day a year when the temperature reaches 100. The 21 days a year of highs in the 90s are typically scattered from April to November, with no month averaging more than five days.

Days per month in Los Angeles of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 12 3 0
February 11 3 0
March 14 3 0
April 17 6 1
May 24 5 1
June 28 9 2
July 31 22 3
August 31 24 5
September 30 19 5
October 28 11 3
November 18 5 1
December 11 2 0
Year 252 113 21

Los Angeles nights are equally balmy, with all but ten nights a year registering lows between 40 and 70 °F.

Average number of days monthly in Los Angeles that stay above 50 or 60 °F
  50 °F
10 °C
60 °F
16 °C
January 10 0
February 12 0
March 19 0
April 24 2
May 30 6
June 30 16
July 31 28
August 31 28
September 30 23
October 31 11
November 20 1
December 10 0
Year 278 116

How Often Los Angeles Has Cold Temperatures

It never gets really cold in Los Angeles. Typically every day of the year has a high of over 50 degrees.

The city averages just five nights annually when the temperature does drop to 40 degrees or lower. But even then, the thermometer normally never dips below freezing.

Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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