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Temperature Normals & Records
Monthly & Annual

Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles. Photo by Felicia Aparicio.

Also see:
-- Temperature Normals & Records by Day in Downtown L.A.
-- Monthly High/Low & Average Temperatures for Downtown Los Angeles
-- Temperature Records for Select Los Angeles County Locations

Normal* Temperatures
and All-Time Temperature Records Since 1877

Month Normal High Normal Low Monthly Normal Record High (Since 1877) Record Low (Since 1877)
January 68.2 47.8 58.0 95 (1971) 28 (1913, 1949)
February 68.6 49.3 58.9 95 (1995) 28 (1883)
March 70.2 51.0 60.6 99 (1879) 31 (1893)
April 72.7 53.5 63.1 106 (1989) 36 (1901)
May 74.5 57.1 65.8 103 (1896) 40 (1883)
June 78.1 60.3 69.2 112 (1990) 46 (1892, 1894)
Month Normal High Normal Low Monthly Normal Record High (Since 1877) Record Low (Since 1877)
January 68.0 48.9 58.4 95 (1971) 28 (1913, 1949)
February 68.0 50.0 59.0 95 (1995) 28 (1883)
March 69.9 52.4 61.1 99 (1879) 31 (1893)
April 72.4 54.8 63.6 106 (1989) 36 (1901)
May 73.7 58.1 65.9 103 (1896) 40 (1883)
June 77.2 61.4 69.3 112 (1990) 46 (1892, 1894)
Month Normal High Normal Low Monthly Normal Record High (Since 1877) Record Low (Since 1877)
July 82.0 64.7 73.3 109 (1891) 49 (1888)
August 84.0 65.4 74.7 106 (1885) 49 (1901)
September 83.0 64.2 73.6 113 (2010) 44 (1880)
October 78.6 59.9 69.3 108 (1987) 40 (1892)
November 72.9 53.1 63.0 100 (1966) 34 (1881, 1886)
December 67.4 48.2 57.8 92 (1938) 30 (1878, 1879, 1897, 1978)
Annual 74.8 56.8 65.8 113 (Sep 2010) 28 (Feb 1883, Jan 1913, Jan 1949)

* "NORMALS" are mean (or average) temperatures. The National Weather Service establishes these from data from the National Centers For Environmental Information for the 30-year period of 1991 through 2020. Like the U.S. Census, these normals are updated every ten years.

Source: National Weather Service & National Climate Data Center


The highest temperature record among all Los Angeles County weather stations was 121oF in Woodland Hills (Los Angeles) on Sep. 6, 2020. The lowest recorded temperature among all Los Angeles County weather stations was 2oF in Lancaster on Dec. 24, 1984.