The best time to visit Los Angeles is anytime. But to avoid the worst of the cities smoggy days visit from early autumn to late spring.
Los Angeles averages 263 sunny days a year with just 35 days of rain. The average daily temperature is 19°C (66°F), rising to a high of 28°C (82°F) in summer.
Summer in Los Angeles, from May to September, is warm with an average high temperature of 27°C 81°F) but can climb beyond 30°C (86°F) in July. Daily highs average 26°C (79°F) in June, 29°C (84°F) in July and August and 28°C (82°F) in September.
Autumn temperatures see an average high of 26°C(79°F) in October and 23°C (73°F) in November.
Winter, from December to February, sees an average high of 20°C (68°F) with an average low of 8°C (46°F).
Spring enjoys an average high of 20°C (68°F) in March and 23°C (73°F) in April. Los Angeles rarely sees rain but is most likely from February to April.
Average inland and coastal temperatures may vary by 10°C (50°F) from winter to summer, while average beach temperatures vary by less than 3°C from winter to summer. Seawater temperature peaks in September at 20°C (68°F).
High season: Summer, from May to September;
Low season: Winter, from December to February.
|Ave Temp (°C)||14||15||15||17||19||21||23||24||23||20||17||14|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||20||20||20||23||23||26||28||29||28||26||23||20|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||8||9||10||12||14||16||18||19||17||15||10||7|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||8||9||9||11||12||13||13||13||11||10||9||7|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||10||11||12||13||14||14||14||13||12||11||10||10|
|Days with some Rain||6||6||5||4||2||1||-||-||1||2||3||6|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||75||77||62||15||6||2||-||-||6||10||28||45|
|Sea Temp (°C)||15||15||15||15||16||17||19||19||20||19||17||16|
|(Los Angeles, California)||J||F||M||A||M||J||J||A||S||O||N||D|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Latest update: Best time to visit Los Angeles: 16 July, 2020
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