Los Angeles - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Los Angeles, California. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Los Angeles rose above 105 °F? What was the highest temperature in Los Angeles a century ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Los Angeles and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These temperature extremes were measured in downtown Los Angeles and go back to 1921. The highest temperature recorded during that time there was 113 degrees Fahrenheit (45 Celsius) on September 27, 2010.

Highest Los Angeles temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
108 July 06, 2018 42
104 October 24, 2017 40
104 September 26, 2016 40
101 September 09, 2015 38
103 September 16, 2014 39
96 August 29, 2013 36
103 September 15, 2012 39
99 October 12, 2011 37
113 September 27, 2010 45
Highest temperature recorded at Los Angeles each year
Max °F Date Max °C
101 August 27, 2009 38
100 October 01, 2008 38
101 September 02, 2007 38
101 July 22, 2006 38
97 September 29, 2005 36
102 April 27, 2004 39
97 October 21, 2003 36
101 September 01, 2002 38
93 April 24, 2001 34
99 September 12, 2000 37
102 September 29, 1999 39
104 September 01, 1998 40
100 October 15, 1997 + 38
99 August 29, 1996 37
101 October 02, 1995 + 38
104 August 12, 1994 40
98 September 26, 1993 + 37
100 September 23, 1992 38
107 October 10, 1991 42
112 June 26, 1990 44
106 April 06, 1989 41
110 September 04, 1988 43
108 October 04, 1987 + 42
100 August 18, 1986 38
107 July 01, 1985 42
105 September 05, 1984 41
105 August 06, 1983 41
102 September 02, 1982 39
105 June 16, 1981 41
100 July 30, 1980 38
105 June 11, 1979 41
107 September 25, 1978 42
97 July 26, 1977 36
102 June 27, 1976 + 39
102 September 24, 1975 + 39
99 October 16, 1974 37
106 June 20, 1973 41
102 August 22, 1972 + 39
106 September 13, 1971 41
105 September 27, 1970 41
97 August 22, 1969 36
100 August 23, 1968 38
103 August 31, 1967 39
100 November 01, 1966 38
100 October 22, 1965 38
96 October 20, 1964 36
109 September 26, 1963 43
94 September 23, 1962 + 34
103 October 14, 1961 39
100 July 20, 1960 38
103 July 10, 1959 39
104 October 16, 1958 40
104 June 18, 1957 40
102 September 09, 1956 39
110 September 01, 1955 43
96 July 07, 1954 36
101 October 05, 1953 38
97 September 01, 1952 36
96 October 07, 1951 36
104 October 13, 1950 40
103 September 07, 1949 39
100 September 11, 1948 38
96 September 01, 1947 + 36
95 September 29, 1946 35
97 October 02, 1945 36
101 September 23, 1944 38
103 September 22, 1943 39
99 May 20, 1942 37
97 May 07, 1941 36
99 October 19, 1940 37
107 September 20, 1939 42
95 August 12, 1938 + 35
95 September 12, 1937 + 35
97 July 18, 1936 36
98 August 09, 1935 37
98 September 18, 1934 37
100 October 04, 1933 38
96 August 18, 1932 36
97 August 25, 1931 36
98 July 14, 1930 37
100 October 21, 1929 38
95 September 06, 1928 35
98 May 13, 1927 37
102 August 25, 1926 39
97 July 17, 1925 36
102 September 29, 1924 39
99 May 09, 1923 37
102 September 17, 1922 39
101 September 26, 1921 38
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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