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Best time to go to Los Angeles

When is the best time to go to Los Angeles, depending on the weather and climate.
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When is the best time to visit Los Angeles?

In general the best time to visit Los Angeles is probably April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, when the weather is usually great. The hottest months are July, August, September, while the coldest months are January, February, December.
The best time to visit may differ depending on what you are looking for:
  • The best time for a sun tanning holiday is July, August, September. Average maximum temperatures are up to +91°F in August and it has 23 sunny days on average.
  • In general, it’s pleasant to walk and do outdoor activities during January - December.
  • If you want to avoid wet weather, then your choice is March, May, June with the lowest chance of rain.

Average weather in Los Angeles in different months

This is the average weather in Los Angeles for each month based on historic data:

In April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November the weather is great. There are an average of 23 sunny days in August and the temperature ranges from +68°F to +91°F.

January, February, March, December usually has good weather. Average maximum temperature reaches +72°F during March.

Climate in Los Angeles

Here is the detailed breakdown of the climate in Los Angeles for each month:
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Average Temperature

Here are the average maximum and minimum temperatures in Los Angeles during the whole year:
The hottest month in Los Angeles is August with average maximum temperature going up to +91°F. The coldest month is January with the lowest temperatures of +50°F.


The temperature feels different depending on humidity. Here is how humidity in Los Angeles looks throughout the year, in %:
The most humid month in Los Angeles is June with average humidity going up to 67%. The least humid month is November with an average humidity of 59%.


Amount of rainfall in mm. in Los Angeles during the whole year based on historical data:
The sunniest and driest month is August with approximately 23 sunny days and a total precipitation of around 1 mm. The rainiest and wettest month is February with approximately 5 rainy days and 82 mm of total precipitation.


Frequently asked questions about the weather in Los Angeles:

What is the hottest month in Los Angeles?

The hottest month in Los Angeles is August with average maximum temperature of +91°F.

What is the coldest month in Los Angeles?

The coldest month in Los Angeles is January with minimum temperatures of +50°F.

Is Los Angeles worth visiting in winter?

If you are planning to visit Los Angeles in winter you can expect pretty good weather. The best month is August with +91°F and 23 sunny days.

When does it rain the least in Los Angeles?

if you're looking to visit Los Angeles when it rains the least, you should plan your trip for February, January, March. During this time, rainfall is rare with the driest month being August with only 1 mm of rain.

Other cities in USA

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Monthly weather in Los Angeles

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Los Angeles, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.