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 first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather measurements in downtown Los Angeles.

10-year temperature averages for Los Angeles, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
70 49 January 21 10
69 50 February 20 10
70 54 March 21 12
74 56 April 23 13
74 58 May 23 14
78 62 June 25 17
83 65 July 28 19
84 66 August 29 19
84 65 September 29 19
81 61 October 27 16
74 54 November 23 12
68 49 December 20 9
76 57 Year 24 14
30-year temperature averages for Los Angeles, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
68 49 January 20 9
68 50 February 20 10
70 52 March 21 11
72 55 April 22 13
74 58 May 23 15
77 61 June 25 16
82 65 July 28 18
84 65 August 29 19
83 64 September 28 18
79 60 October 26 16
73 53 November 23 12
67 48 December 20 9
75 57 Year 24 14

Days of Hot Weather in Los Angeles

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

Los Angeles averages just two days a year when the temperature reaches 100. The 26 days a year of highs in the 90s are typically scattered from March to November, with no month averaging more than six 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 13 3 0
February 11 3 0
March 16 4 1
April 19 6 1
May 25 6 1
June 29 10 1
July 31 22 3
August 31 26 6
September 30 21 6
October 28 13 4
November 20 6 1
December 11 2 0
Year 264 123 26
Average number of nights each month in Los Angeles that stay above 50, 60 or 70 °F
  50 °F
10 °C
60 °F
16 °C
70 °F
21 °C
January 13 0 0
February 14 0 0
March 22 1 0
April 27 2 0
May 31 8 0
June 30 21 0
July 31 30 1
August 31 30 3
September 30 26 3
October 31 15 0
November 23 2 0
December 11 0 0
Year 292 134 7

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 two nights annually when the temperature does drop to 40 degrees or lower. But even then, the thermometer normally never dips below freezing.

References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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