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Also see: Monthly Climate Summaries at Select Los Angeles County Locations
and Monthly Temperature Normals & Records for Downtown Los Angeles
and Daily High/Low Temperatures for Downtown Los Angeles
and Monthly High/Low & Average Temperatures for Downtown Los Angeles




Record Temperatures
Downtown Los Angeles & Los Angeles International Airport

Measurements are in Degrees Fahrenheit

Downtown Los Angeles High 113 September 27, 2010
Low 28 January 7, 1949
Los Angeles International Airport High 110 September 26, 1963
Low 23 January 1937


The highest temperature record among all Los Angeles County weather stations was 121oF in Woodland Hills (Los Angeles) on Sep. 6, 2020. This broke the previous record of 119oF, also in Woodland Hills, on July 22, 2006. The lowest recorded temperature was 2oF in Lancaster on Dec. 24, 1984.

Source: Western Regional Climate Center



Record Monthly Temperatures & Year of Record
Key Los Angeles County Stations

Please note that data for Palmdale in the table below are changed. Data here should be for the weather station at Palmdale Regional Airport. Previous entries were mistakenly from another recording station in the Palmdale area. Although most records were identical, there were some differences.


Record high temperatures are bolded in red and record low temperatures bolded in blue for each station. Record high and low temperatures overall for each station is listed under "Annual" column.

Measurements are in Degrees Fahrenheit.

Station Temp Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Los Angeles Downtown1 High 95
1971
95
1995
99
1879
106
1989
103
1896
112
1990
109
1891
106
1885
113
2010
108
1987
100
1966
92
1938
113
2010
Low 28
1949
28
1883
31
1893
36
1901
40
1883
46
1894
49
1888
49
1901
44
1880
40
1892
34
1886
30
1978
28
1949
Los Angeles Airport High 91
2003
92
1963
95
1988
102
1989
97
2014
104
1981
97
1985
98
1955
110
1963
106
1961
101
1966
94
1958
110
1963
Low 23
1937
32
1942
34
1939
39
1942
43
1938
48
1950
49
1942
51
1948
47
1948
41
1942
34
1939
32
1968
23
1937
Burbank2 High 92
1971
92
1986
98
1988
105
1989
107
1984
111
2017
114
2018
111
1944
114
2020
108
1980
98
1997
92
1958
114
2020
Low 22
1979
27
1978
23
1985
32
1978
39
1975
43
1971
45
1979
46
1975
43
1941
33
1971
29
1975
22
1978
22
1979
Station Temp Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Lancaster3 High 80
1971
84
2014
91
2004
98
1949
106
2003
115
2013
114
1960
113
1950
112
2020
101
2012
90
1960
85
1958
115
2013
Low 3
2007
11
1979
17
2002
24
2009
32
2011
40
1988
47
1983
46
1987
37
2013
24
1989
15
2006
2
1984
2
1984
Long Beach4 High 93
2003
92
2016
98
1988
105
1989
104
2004
109
1981
109
2018
105
1967
111
2010
111
1961
101
1966
92
1958
111
2010
Low 25
1963
33
1965
33
1964
38
1975
40
1964
47
1967
51
1960
51
1950
50
1965
39
1972
34
1958
28
1990
25
1963
Palmdale5 High 81
1971
84
2014
91
1997
98
1996
106
2003
113
1961
113
2007
112
1997
111
2020
105
1980
87
1997
85
1958
113
2007
Low 3
1963
11
1953
16
1971
26
1999
28
1988
37
1995
44
1979
41
1979
32
1948
18
1971
4
1964
6
1962
3
1963
Station Temp Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Pasadena High 93
1971
92
2016
98
1916
105
1989
104
2014
113
1917
113
2018
107
1998
111
2010
108
1991
101
2010
93
1958
113
2018
Low 21
1913
26
1929
29
1922
31
1917
32
1915
41
1998
45
1933
43
1912
41
1916
36
1920
26
1919
25
1916
21
1913
San Gabriel Valley6 High 94
2003
94
2015
100
1997
107
2004
108
2014
112
2016
118
2018
112
2009
116
2010
111
2012
101
1997
89
1998
116
2018
Low 29
2013
32
2011
35
2006
36
1999
44
2010
46
2011
51
2009
50
2010
49
2010
38
1993
33
2010
32
2008
29
2013
Sandberg High 82
2018
78
2014
83
2015
86
2007
95
2016
106
2013
103
2017
104
2017
102
2017
94
1987
83
2017
75
2017
106
2013
Low 8
1949
13
1989
14
1987
22
2011
26
1975
30
1967
43
1987
40
1968
35
1948
21
1971
21
1964
11
1990
8
1949
Station Temp Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Santa Catalina Island7 High 85
2003
87
1963
90
1966
92
2004
96
1967
102
2016
106
2018
103
1967
104
2010
98
1965
91
2017
81
1950
106
2018
Low 29
1949
32
1949
36
1951
39
2019
43
1951
45
1967
49
1952
50
2010
48
1948
41
1949
37
2000
34
1967
29
1949
Santa Monica8 High 88
2003
88
2002
94
2015
95
2009
90
2004
90
2008
92
2018
93
2017
103
2010
101
2017
95
2010
86
2010
103
2010
Low 32
2007
38
2002
39
2006
42
2011
48
2011
51
2011
56
2005
54
2010
51
2010
47
2019
38
2010
37
2015
32
2007
Van Nuys9 High 92
2003
92
2014
97
2013
101
2004
105
2013
114
2016
117
2018
111
2017
118
2020
105
2012
96
2010
88
2003
118
2020
Low 22
1949
27
1949
32
1962
36
2011
42
1949
46
1949
50
1949
47
1949
45
1949
35
1949
31
2004
28
1949
22
1949
Station Temp Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Westwood10 High 91
1971
91
1995
94
1988
103
1989
98
1942
108
1990
106
2018
99
1935
109
1939
103
1958
99
2010
94
1958
109
1939
Low 30
1949
33
1942
34
1936
37
1933
43
1933
44
1950
51
1941
50
1943
47
1945
40
1971
33
1958
25
1941
25
1941
Woodland Hills11 High 93
1975
94
1986
101
1988
105
1989
113
1984
113
2016
119
2006
116
1985
121
2020
110
1980
101
2006
96
1958
121
2020
Low 19
1950
18
1989
26
1966
30
2008
33
1950
36
1950
42
1952
42
1950
38
1954
27
1971
23
1958
20
1990
18
1989

1) USC Campus
2) Hollywood Burbank Airport
3) William J Fox Airfield
4) Long Beach Airport
5) Palmdale Regional Airport
6) Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area, Irwindale
7) Catalina Airport
8) Santa Monica Airport
9) Van Nuys Airport
10) UCLA Campus
11) Pierce College Campus

Source: National Weather Service Forecast Office, Los Angeles and NOAA National Climate Data Center.