Los Angeles - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Los Angeles, California. For instance: When was the last time Los Angeles got colder than 32 °F? How chilly did Los Angeles get in 2018? What was the lowest temperature in Los Angeles a century ago?

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

These temperature extremes were measured in downtown Los Angeles and go back to 1921. The lowest temperature recorded there during that period was 28 degrees Fahrenheit (-2 Celsius) on January 4, 1949.

Lowest Los Angeles temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
40 February 24, 2018 + 4
40 December 22, 2017 4
40 December 19, 2016 4
36 December 27, 2015 2
39 December 27, 2014 4
34 January 14, 2013 1
39 December 31, 2012 + 4
37 December 06, 2011 3
37 December 31, 2010 3
Lowest temperature recorded at Los Angeles each year
Min °F Date Min °C
39 December 08, 2009 4
39 December 26, 2008 4
36 January 15, 2007 + 2
39 March 12, 2006 4
43 December 07, 2005 + 6
38 January 04, 2004 3
39 December 28, 2003 4
39 January 31, 2002 + 4
38 January 18, 2001 + 3
39 January 08, 2000 4
41 February 11, 1999 5
38 December 23, 1998 3
39 December 26, 1997 4
39 February 27, 1996 4
45 December 17, 1995 + 7
40 November 19, 1994 4
42 January 05, 1993 + 6
40 December 19, 1992 4
41 March 16, 1991 5
33 December 22, 1990 1
34 February 06, 1989 1
37 December 27, 1988 3
35 December 26, 1987 2
42 February 09, 1986 6
38 February 01, 1985 3
41 January 17, 1984 5
41 November 22, 1983 + 5
37 January 08, 1982 3
43 February 01, 1981 + 6
43 January 20, 1980 + 6
32 January 29, 1979 0
30 December 08, 1978 -1
40 January 11, 1977 4
34 January 02, 1976 1
36 January 29, 1975 2
35 December 24, 1974 2
37 January 05, 1973 3
35 December 11, 1972 2
35 January 05, 1971 2
39 January 04, 1970 4
39 January 29, 1969 4
33 December 21, 1968 1
38 December 21, 1967 + 3
39 January 23, 1966 + 4
37 January 01, 1965 3
39 November 19, 1964 + 4
34 January 13, 1963 1
39 February 28, 1962 + 4
41 January 02, 1961 5
38 January 03, 1960 + 3
43 February 13, 1959 6
40 November 17, 1958 4
35 January 28, 1957 2
38 December 09, 1956 + 3
39 February 19, 1955 + 4
36 December 28, 1954 2
38 March 02, 1953 3
35 January 02, 1952 2
32 December 09, 1951 0
34 January 13, 1950 1
28 January 04, 1949 -2
35 December 24, 1948 2
38 January 29, 1947 3
38 February 12, 1946 + 3
39 March 01, 1945 4
40 February 27, 1944 4
39 January 19, 1943 4
35 February 15, 1942 2
40 December 25, 1941 4
45 December 16, 1940 + 7
38 February 02, 1939 3
42 February 13, 1938 6
32 January 21, 1937 + 0
39 December 30, 1936 4
38 January 20, 1935 3
44 December 31, 1934 + 7
40 December 25, 1933 + 4
34 January 15, 1932 1
40 December 15, 1931 + 4
36 January 11, 1930 2
38 February 10, 1929 + 3
40 January 16, 1928 4
40 February 02, 1927 4
40 December 27, 1926 + 4
42 January 15, 1925 + 6
36 December 25, 1924 2
36 February 01, 1923 2
31 January 20, 1922 -1
38 February 15, 1921 + 3
Reference

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

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