In January, Los Angeles receives the second to the highest precipitation rate in the year at 4 inches (101 mm). Meanwhile, the average high temperature is 67°F (20°C) while the average low temperature is 51°F (11°C). January is part of a 4-month cold season for Los Angeles were the average high and low temperature remains the same and the coldest out of the year.
February has the highest precipitation rate out of the year with 4 inches (101 mm) of rainfall. The temperatures remain the same in February.
In March, the precipitation levels decrease to 3 inches (72 mm). March is part of Los Angeles’ cold season where the average high and average low temperatures hold steady at 67°F (20°C) and 51°F (11°C) respectively.
Los Angeles Weather in April: Temperatures see a small increase in April, breaking the 4-month weather pattern. The average high temperature rises to 69°F (21°C). Additionally, the low temperature average goes up to 53°F (12°C).
May’s average high and average low temperature increases slightly again for the last month of spring ranging between 70°F (21°C) and 56°F (13°C).
In June, the average high temperature increases by 3 degrees to 73°F (23°C). Meanwhile, the average low temperature bumps up a couple degrees to 58°F (15°C).
July receives the least rainfall in the entire year as precipitation levels are close to 0 inches (1 mm). As summer continues, the average temperature increases to 77°F (25°C) and the average low temperature rises to 62°F (17°C).
Los Angeles Weather in August: The hottest month of the year is August wherein the average high temperature peaks at 79°F (26°C). However, the average low temperature, which is 62°F (17°C), remains the same as the previous month.
In September, the average high temperature decreases by a single degree. On the other hand, the average low temperature remains the same again at 62°F (16°C).
October is where the temperature averages start to cool down quickly. The average high temperature decreases to 75°F (24°C) while the average low temperature goes down to 59°F (15°C). October also receives an average rainfall of 1 inch (23 mm).
In November, climate drops further to an average high and average low temperature of 71°F (22°C) and 55°F (13°C) respectively.
December marks the beginning of the long cool season of Los Angeles as temperatures go back down to 67°F (18°C) for an average high and 51°F (10°C) for an average low. This month also receives 3 inches (70 mm) of rainfall.
Perhaps one of the greatest attractions in California are its incredible theme parks. While, theme parks don’t generally have an off season, the best time to visit from September through November. For the least crowds, plan your trip to the theme parks in the middle of the week. The best time to visit the beaches of California is any time between May and October, while camping and hiking is enjoyable in autumn months. For those who want to experience the best of the redwood forest, come in the spring months of March and April.