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Average Monthly Maximum Temperature
By Year and Month
Downtown Los Angeles

Period 1877-2018

National Weather Service Temperature Map, Los Angeles County

Snapshot maximum temperature map, Los Angeles County. Courtesy National Weather Service.

Also see: Average Temperature by Day of Year for Downtown Los Angeles
or Average Monthly Temperature by Year & Month for Downtown Los Angeles
or Average Minimum Monthly Temperature by Year & Month for Downtown Los Angeles
and Monthly Temperature Normals & Records for Downtown Los Angeles
and Daily Temperature High-Low Records for Downtown Los Angeles

Measurements are in Degrees Fahrenheit.

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
2018 73.1 69.8 68.6 73.6 72.0 78.2 88.0 87.5 --- --- --- --- ---
2017 65.4 66.7 76.7 77.9 75.4 79.9 85.7 85.1 84.1 85.0 76.0 73.7 77.6
2016 66.0 77.5 72.3 75.8 71.6 80.0 84.4 82.5 83.2 79.5 76.7 67.2 76.4
2015 72.7 74.3 79.1 75.7 71.5 79.1 81.7 86.4 88.3 84.9 73.8 67.1 77.9
2014 74.4 70.5 72.6 74.6 80.0 76.7 84.1 84.8 86.1 82.9 76.6 67.5 77.6
2013 68.1 68.0 71.5 72.4 76.5 78.0 80.8 81.8 83.6 77.2 74.5 70.8 75.3
2012 70.6 67.1 67.3 72.5 73.2 75.7 79.4 86.3 86.7 81.1 73.0 64.3 74.8
2011 70.1 65.0 68.7 72.6 73.7 74.5 80.7 81.7 79.1 76.7 69.2 65.7 73.1
2010 69.4 68.5 72.4 70.2 73.6 77.1 79.4 83.2 84.3 76.4 71.5 66.3 74.4
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
2009 74.2 67.0 69.5 72.3 75.4 74.5 83.8 84.1 86.4 77.9 74.9 66.1 75.5
2008 64.1 67.2 72.4 75.2 74.3 81.0 82.3 84.5 83.2 84.9 77.7 65.8 76.1
2007 68.3 71.4 73.3 71.0 73.6 77.6 83.3 85.1 81.2 78.9 71.1 65.3 75.0
2006 67.9 70.5 63.3 68.6 74.3 82.9 89.7 84.8 84.4 79.5 77.9 71.2 76.3
2005 66.6 66.6 68.8 72.2 75.9 75.6 82.3 82.3 79.6 75.5 74.1(1) 67.7 73.9
2004 66.5 65.1 74.5 74.5 79.0 76.3 82.1 80.9 84.2 73.0 68.1 67.5 74.3
2003 74.4 67.3 71.7 69.2 73.0 73.4 84.5 85.8 80.0 80.3 68.9 65.8 74.5
2002 66.4 72.6 68.9 68.5 72.5 76.3 81.1 80.5 82.4 71.9 75.3 65.3 73.5
2001 64.4 62.5 67.9 68.5 75.5 79.8 79.7 81.5 80.5 76.4 70.6 65.7 72.8
2000 67.5 65.4 68.4 73.2 76.2 80.0 81.7 84.3 82.8 72.6 69.8 70.0 74.3
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1999 70.4 68.9 64.0 67.3 70.4 76.1 80.6 81.1 77.9 84.1 71.5 70.2 73.5
1998 66.5 64.3 70.2 71.1 71.2 76.1 85.7 90.5 81.0 78.5 71.9 69.3 74.7
1997 65.9 70.4 75.4 75.0 81.5 77.8 81.5 87.0 89.4 80.7 74.0 68.5 77.3
1996 70.0 68.5 71.7 79.3 77.1 81.3 85.1 87.5 82.2 75.8 73.6 67.9 76.7
1995 64.9 74.1 71.0 73.9 71.0 77.4 86.2 88.4 87.2 80.9 77.3 69.9 76.9
1994 74.4 68.3 73.7 72.3 72.1 83.9 82.1 90.3 86.3 79.7 69.7 68.9 76.8
1993 64.9 65.8 73.3 76.5 77.0 81.1 80.0 83.2 84.1 80.3 74.9 71.5 76.0
1992 71.4 70.8 67.4 78.8 75.8 78.8 84.3 88.4 87.4 79.1 76.1 65.4 77.0
1991 68.6 73.6 64.7 73.0 72.2 75.1 79.1 81.8 83.0 81.9 77.4 68.4 74.9
1990 69.6 67.0 70.0 73.1 75.0 84.4 86.6 82.0 85.1 83.8 76.5 68.3 76.8
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1989 67.0 65.0 71.5 76.8 74.0 77.4 84.7 81.3 84.7 78.3 78.0 74.0 76.1
1988 67.9 74.2 75.4 73.2 76.4 76.4 82.9 81.5 81.1 77.9 70.6 65.8 75.3
1987 67.1 69.6 70.7 78.8 76.9 79.2 80.4 83.1 86.0 80.1 72.1 62.5 75.5
1986 75.4 71.2 73.1 75.2 77.2 81.0 83.4 87.6 77.6 79.6 77.7 70.4 77.4
1985 66.9 70.8 68.6 76.5 74.1 83.1 88.8 85.8 79.4 79.9 68.4 72.4 76.2
1984 72.3 72.6 75.4 74.2 82.2 79.5 87.7 84.5 90.4 77.4 69.5 65.3 77.6
1983 69.3 70.6 69.9 70.0 77.6 76.8 85.4 90.3 87.6 82.8 71.7 67.6 76.6
1982 66.7 72.3 67.4 71.1 70.4 71.7 83.5 83.7 81.1 79.6 68.6 65.6 73.5
1981 70.3 73.9 69.8 74.1 75.8 86.8 86.9 88.1 83.8 77.0 74.2 71.6 77.7
1980 68.1 73.6 70.0 74.3 70.4 81.6 87.2 85.1 80.9 80.9 75.8 74.7 76.9
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1979 61.9 65.3 66.7 72.3 73.7 80.8 81.3 80.7 87.9 77.0 74.8 73.8 74.7
1978 65.7 67.8 71.3 68.6 78.9 81.7 84.3 83.4 86.2 79.0 68.1 63.9 74.9
1977 67.0 74.3 66.5 73.2 69.2 77.9 84.3 83.8 80.2 78.6 77.8 68.5 75.1
1976 72.5 65.0 68.6 66.4 72.2 81.5 80.8 81.0 79.0 80.3 78.6 72.5 74.9
1975 68.2 64.1 62.9 63.4 70.3 73.2 81.7 81.4 83.2 75.1 71.6 67.9 71.9
1974 62.9 70.1 67.1 74.4 72.5 81.6 83.0 80.2 81.5 74.5 74.2 65.9 74.0
1973 66.2 68.1 66.2 71.9 74.1 82.4 81.6 82.1 78.0 79.5 68.4 69.4 74.0
1972 66.3 70.3 73.1 74.0 76.5 81.0 88.7 87.2 81.4 75.9 72.7 68.6 76.3
1971 68.7 68.8 70.1 71.3 71.1 76.5 83.3 87.9 83.5 78.2 69.8 60.9 74.2
1970 65.3 70.5 69.4 69.9 76.3 77.9 85.3 85.9 85.3 77.3 72.2 65.6 75.1
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1969 64.9 62.1 69.7 72.3 74.3 72.7 82.2 86.7 79.9 76.0 75.2 66.9 73.6
1968 68.2 72.3 72.8 73.0 73.3 76.9 83.9 82.9 82.1 78.0 72.5 65.6 75.1
1967 69.5 74.8 69.0 63.9 76.5 74.1 85.5 88.5 82.5 83.5 74.7 64.7 75.6
1966 66.5 66.1 71.1 73.8 71.6 78.9 84.4 86.1 82.4 81.0 71.9 69.8 75.3
1965 69.0 68.9 67.3 71.2 72.0 71.1 80.0 85.5 79.1 84.5 69.5 66.4 73.7
1964 65.2 69.3 67.1 68.9 70.4 73.3 82.7 82.4 80.2 80.6 70.1 64.5 72.9
1963 62.9 70.8 67.0 68.2 70.9 73.7 82.3 83.9 87.4 77.7 70.6 70.7 73.8
1962 67.2 59.8 63.3 74.6 71.1 74.5 80.1 85.1 80.4 74.4 68.8 66.1 72.1
1961 72.5 70.9 68.6 73.7 71.1 78.4 84.0 84.0 80.7 77.9 68.8 65.3 74.6
1960 62.5 64.7 70.9 75.4 77.1 79.4 86.7 83.2 86.2 77.5 69.1 68.8 75.1
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1959 69.1 64.5 75.7 75.4 72.8 81.2 88.2 84.9 81.6 79.5 77.7 68.9 76.6
1958 69.2 67.8 64.5 75.1 77.4 80.8 83.1 84.4 86.9 83.9 73.2 72.6 76.6
1957 61.3 67.9 70.5 69.9 71.9 82.6 86.9 86.9 82.5 75.2 70.4 71.5 74.8
1956 63.7 62.0 71.0 66.5 72.7 79.8 81.6 81.5 88.6 74.9 80.0 72.3 74.5
1955 61.9 67.3 71.2 71.5 71.0 75.3 80.1 85.8 85.2 72.8 70.5 62.2 72.9
1954 64.1 75.6 65.0 68.9 72.0 76.1 87.1 81.5 83.9 76.5 74.7 67.4 74.4
1953 70.2 70.2 69.3 66.7 73.6 76.2 85.8 80.8 80.0 80.5 73.4 69.7 74.7
1952 61.0 67.4 63.6 69.8 76.8 74.3 83.6 85.1 85.1 76.6 67.9 64.3 73.0
1951 64.0 65.8 70.6 67.5 72.9 75.1 83.1 81.4 81.3 79.5 71.2 62.5 72.9
1950 58.7 65.9 68.2 71.6 70.1 76.3 82.7 81.6 77.4 80.0 73.5 71.5 73.1
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1949 55.8 61.6 65.5 74.2(2) 73.6 79.5 81.6 84.4 84.2 76.4 78.6 65.1 73.4
1948 69.1 64.3 64.5 69.5 74.2 76.0 82.4 83.0 84.2 76.1 75.1 63.4 73.5
1947 66.0 69.9 69.3 72.0 72.5 75.7 84.6 81.2 82.7 75.7 68.8 66.5 73.7
1946 67.7 64.5 66.8 71.6 68.4 79.1 81.9 83.2 84.2 74.7 67.8 64.3 72.9
1945 65.6 64.4 63.1 68.2 71.0 72.2 80.5 84.0 83.2 75.7 72.1 65.7 72.1
1944 66.0 61.9 69.2 67.6 70.9 71.6 76.0 82.5 78.7 74.4 66.6 68.7 71.2
1943 66.0 70.0 66.4 70.2 74.8 76.4 81.1 82.0 82.1 76.3 76.0 64.8 73.8
1942 67.9 64.9 68.9 67.3 72.2 74.2 82.5 81.2 78.0 77.0 73.6 68.2 73.0
1941 65.4 65.9 68.9 67.2 78.0 74.9 81.5 80.3 77.7 75.6 75.8 64.8 73.0
1940 67.4 67.2(1) 70.2 72.2 75.3 74.8 81.7 80.7 79.7 78.7 73.2 69.7 74.2
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1939 64.8 62.2 64.2 71.7 71.7 75.7 79.7 82.5 86.5 82.2 76.9 74.2 74.4
1938 70.4 64.2 65.5 69.8 71.6 73.0 78.7 83.6 84.3 76.1 73.4 71.3 73.5
1937 55.2 63.3 66.9 71.8 71.2 76.0 80.4 80.9 81.8 77.0 70.1 70.7 72.1
1936 67.7 63.6 67.4 69.2 73.9 77.9 83.0 82.7 79.6 76.4 78.4 67.1 73.9
1935 65.3 68.3 63.2 68.5 69.3 74.7 80.5 83.4 78.7 75.6 70.0 68.3 72.2
1934 70.6 67.1 75.8 73.4 76.6 72.0 81.5 80.3 82.5 76.7 70.7 68.6 74.6
1933 62.7 65.6 69.5 67.2 68.6 74.3 78.6 79.4 72.8 75.8 78.1 65.9 71.5
1932 61.5 64.6 71.5 72.5 71.5 74.7 78.3 78.8 76.6 75.7 79.9 63.5 72.4
1931 69.2 68.4 76.0 74.8 75.4 78.9 86.1 84.9 80.8 77.9 67.4 62.6 75.2
1930 63.3 68.5 69.0 72.1 70.4 75.9 83.0 82.6 75.8 78.9 75.8 70.7 73.8
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1929 62.8 62.5 66.0 65.0 73.7 77.6 80.7 85.6 78.3 79.8 77.2 73.3 73.6
1928 71.5 69.3 68.6 72.3 71.4 72.9 78.7 79.3 82.1 72.5 72.5 67.9 73.3
1927 65.1 62.8 65.0 67.7 73.1 73.3 82.7 80.4 76.9 77.0 74.9 63.6 71.9
1926 68.6 70.1 70.8 70.3 73.7 75.3 79.2 82.0 77.1 77.8 76.9 63.7 73.8
1925 66.7 65.9 67.8 68.3 70.5 76.0 81.6 79.4 78.8 73.3 71.3 72.4 72.7
1924 69.0 72.8 64.4 68.2 72.7 78.0 78.8 78.6 80.6 71.9 74.5 64.1 72.8
1923 66.8 65.8 71.2 65.0 73.8 71.9 79.5 78.4 79.4 76.5 76.1 67.4 72.6
1922 62.3 61.1 63.6 66.0 71.8 77.8 78.9 83.5 84.3 75.1 68.8 65.5 71.6
1921 62.6 67.4 67.6 68.5 65.1 73.7 81.1 80.5 79.5 75.9 73.4 67.9 71.9
1920 65.2 65.1 65.0 67.1 70.4 73.2 81.7 81.8 77.8 72.2 68.6 63.9 71.0
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1919 70.9 61.1 64.0 69.5 68.2 79.4 80.6 80.1 77.9 73.4 71.4 68.6 72.1
1918 64.9 64.2 67.2 70.3 69.1 79.3 79.1 80.5 80.8 80.6 69.3 66.5 72.7
1917 58.8 64.1 66.8 66.7 65.8 78.9 81.7 79.3 82.0 78.4 73.9 73.7 72.5
1916 56.6 67.9 71.8 71.8 70.1 72.5 75.7 78.7 74.2 67.3 70.1 60.8 69.8
1915 63.7 61.9 70.0 67.6 69.8 76.0 79.1 83.4 77.1 76.4 71.9 66.0 71.9
1914 69.1(1) 69.5(3) 72.2(8) 71.8 67.3 74.0 75.8 77.5 77.4 77.9 77.2 60.7 72.6
1913 61.5 61.8 67.5 69.5 69.2 72.5 79.2 82.2 84.2 77.9 70.4(1) 63.7 71.6
1912 69.2 70.2 60.9 63.7 71.6 74.4 78.7 79.0 79.0 74.4 76.3 66.9 72.0
1911 64.9 60.1 65.6 65.7 69.9 72.8 79.1 81.2 78.6 77.2 74.5 64.2 71.1
1910 62.8 65.2 67.6 73.7 72.4(1) 73.1 80.5 80.6 81.3 77.0 69.0 69.5 72.7
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1909 61.5 61.4 62.7 69.2 68.0 74.2 76.8 81.8 78.8 76.7 69.5 61.4 70.2
1908 65.9 63.6 68.1 71.7 69.1 73.1 81.2 79.6 79.7 75.0 68.3 64.5 71.7
1907 56.8(1) 72.8 69.8(1) 73.3 70.5 74.9 83.6 78.9(1) 78.8 74.6 75.4 68.7 73.2
1906 66.1 66.3 66.5 68.8 68.7 79.3 85.4(3) 84.7 84.2 80.0 67.7 64.1(1) 73.5
1905 68.7 67.0 67.1 67.7 69.2 74.0 78.3 81.1 79.8 77.7 68.7 68.2 72.3
1904 68.4 65.2 66.8 72.4 70.6 77.8 80.2 83.4 82.6 79.1 78.5 70.5 74.6
1903 67.3 63.0 65.1 66.4 68.6 75.1 79.9 80.9 79.3 78.9 74.9 71.1 72.6
1902 67.6 64.3 65.3 68.1 70.9 77.0 78.6 79.4 80.1 73.1 68.8 65.9 71.6
1901 64.5 67.1 72.0 67.3 68.8 75.4 81.8 82.9 75.9 75.9 72.6 71.9 73.0
1900 68.5 71.0 70.5 66.9 74.4 77.5 81.4 78.0 79.0 74.8 78.5 72.8 74.4
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1899 66.4 65.5 66.2 70.7 68.9 74.5 81.6 79.0 82.8 74.3 73.0 69.7 72.7
1898 60.9 68.8 66.7 74.3 69.3 77.8 81.6 85.9 84.0 77.9 74.1 68.5 74.1
1897 65.1 62.0 62.2 73.0 70.8 76.0 79.9 83.0 81.5 72.1 74.5 69.0 72.4
1896 67.9 73.5 69.7 66.7 74.5 80.1 81.5 82.1 79.3 76.9 70.1 69.7 74.3
1895 60.9 67.9 65.4 69.4 73.9 77.4 78.7 80.1 82.8 76.3 72.6 68.9 72.9
1894 61.9 62.0 64.6 70.0 70.0 73.8 80.3 81.6 81.5 78.5 73.0 61.9 71.6
1893 69.6 65.5 62.6 68.7 73.0 78.5 81.9 83.1 77.6 75.4 68.9 69.2 72.8
1892 68.4 62.6 65.7 71.2 72.1 75.6 80.1 82.4 80.4 76.0 74.4 63.7 72.7
1891 68.4 61.5 68.3 70.7 69.4 77.9 86.4 86.9 85.4 78.0 74.8 63.3 74.3
1890 57.7 64.8 68.5 69.7 72.3 79.1 85.5 83.7 82.3 82.4 81.2 70.9 74.8
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1889 63.4 68.9 69.1 73.0 73.3 76.1 83.2 84.2 84.8 76.2 72.7 60.8 73.8
1888 57.9 63.5 64.8 74.4 72.8 82.2 87.4 86.8 86.6 77.1 69.8 67.1 74.2
1887 67.8 60.4 72.6 70.8 77.7 81.1 84.3 82.7 81.6 79.5 72.0 63.7 74.5
1886 63.6 71.5 65.6 69.0 78.6 80.9 86.9 89.2 79.8 71.7 70.5 67.4 74.6
1885 65.3 69.7 74.1 74.2 76.5 81.0 85.8 89.4 84.8 79.3 69.1 68.1 76.4
1884 64.4 63.8 63.5 68.4 72.7 78.1 86.9 86.9 79.8 74.4 73.2 61.5 72.8
1883 64.5 63.0 66.8 70.4 75.7 84.7 85.0 86.3 87.1 72.8 72.2 66.9 74.6
1882 59.0 61.8 66.1 69.4 76.0 78.2 84.0 85.8 83.6 76.2 69.2 69.6 73.2
1881 62.9 69.8 68.9 72.3 75.1 80.2 85.5 85.1 83.7 73.4 70.8 66.6 74.5
1880 64.3 61.1 62.0 65.2 74.0 75.8 75.7 79.3 77.1 75.5 68.1 63.9 70.2
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1879 61.7 64.5 69.4 71.6 73.9 77.7 80.1 83.6 82.0 77.9 68.3 61.7 72.7
1878 64.2 63.5 65.8 66.8 72.0 74.9 80.3 80.7 80.4 78.2 71.5 67.2 72.1
1877 --- --- --- --- --- --- 83.4 82.6 82.5 73.5 75.1 65.9 77.2*

Numbers in parentheses reflect number of days missing data during the month.

* Data for January-June was not collected.

Source: Western Regional Climate Center