Los Angeles Weather in February

Mild winter weather continues into February at Los Angeles, California. But this month finishes the season with the most wind and rain of the year.

This page gives detailed information on the typical February temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Los Angeles.

The temperature, rainfall, sunshine and wind speed numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered in downtown Los Angeles near Union Station. The humidity and thunderstorm measurements are averages at the Los Angeles International Airport, located southwest of the city center.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

69 °F February average high 20 °C
49 °F February average low 10 °C

In most years, Los Angeles averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 66 and 72 degrees Fahrenheit (19 to 22 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 47 and 51 °F (8 to 11 °C).

The days at Los Angeles warm slightly during February. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 1 °F (0.5 °C) above what it was at the start.

11 days 70 °F max. or more (21 °C)
16 days 50 °F min. or less (10 °C)

Most days during February, the temperature rises to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Los Angeles. The city averages 3 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) occur every few years here during February.

The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on an average of 1 night. But February does not normally get cold enough for frost.

Rainy Weather iconRain

3.8 in total precipitation 97 mm
6 days of rain

February is the rainiest month of the year for Los Angeles. Half the time, the city receives 1.3 to 5 inches (33 to 125 mm) of rainfall this month. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

72 % sunshine
12 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Los Angeles during 72 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 222 hours in the month. Typically on 12 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in February at Los Angeles lasts for 10 hours and 59 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 34 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:26 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

68 % February average humidity

The relative humidity in Los Angeles during February usually peaks at 75 percent in the morning then drops to 57 percent by early afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 74 75 73 59 57 62 72 72

Windy Weather iconWind

5.6 mph February wind speed average 9.0 kph

February is one of the windiest months in Los Angeles.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

3 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
1 day with thunderstorms in February

Rainstorms are most common during February in Los Angeles.

The city averages a February thunderstorm every two years.

Reference

These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.

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