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Los Angeles climate: when to go to Los Angeles

Los Angeles has a mild climate, similar in type to that of the Mediterranean, but rather dry, with winter rains and long dry summers, the summer temperatures are mitigated by the presence of the Pacific Ocean.

The poor rains are concentrated in the months between November and March, while from May to October rainfall is almost non-existent, the average annual rainfall is around 300/400 mm, they varyaccording to the areas of the city, on average Los Angeles has just 35 days of rain per year, while the hours of sunshine are 3,254. Snow is extremely rare in the city, but falls frequently during the winter in the mountains around the city.

The morning mists are frequent especially in the late spring / early summer, they are less frequent, usually in the early afternoon.

Temperatures are mild in all seasons, the average maximum temperatures vary between 25 ° C in August and September and 18 ° C in the winter months, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 18 ° C in August and 9 ° C of the winter months. The ocean water is quite cold, it reaches the highest temperature of 18 ° C between July and October.


Due to the mild climate  any time of the year is suitable for visiting Los Angeles. Despite this, however, are to be preferred the sunniest and warm months from April to October.


LOS ANGELES (39 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 9,3 18,1 68,8 6,0
February 10,0 17,9 82,6 6,6
March 10,9 18,0 47,0 5,8
April 12,1 19,1 17,8 2,8
May 14,1 20,1 5,6 1,2
June 15,8 21,4 2,0 0,6
July 17,6 23,2 0,8 0,5
August 17,9 23,8 1,3 0,3
September 17,3 23,7 5,3 1,0
October 15,2 22,5 14,2 2,3
November 11,8 20,5 28,2 3,4
December 9,3 18,1 52,1 5,2
YEAR 13,4 20,6 325,6 35,7

Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 14
February 14
March 14
April 14
May 15
June 16
July 18
August 18
September 18
October 18
November 16
December 15

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