The most pleasant months of the year for Los Angeles are October, June and May. In Los Angeles, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Los Angeles with an average high temperature of 85.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Los Angeles. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.
Today's Weather - Los Angeles, CA
4 PM PST
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|This Afternoon||Patchy Fog||70° / 60°||SW 10 mph|
|Wednesday||Patchy Drizzle||71° / 59°||SSW 0 to 10 mph|
|Thursday||Patchy Fog then Mostly Sunny||73° / 60°||S 5 to 10 mph|
|Friday||Patchy Fog then Partly Sunny||75° / 61°||S 5 to 10 mph|
|Saturday||Patchy Fog then Mostly Sunny||77° / 63°||S 5 to 15 mph|
|Sunday||Patchy Fog then Mostly Sunny||78° / 63°||S 5 to 10 mph|
|Monday||Patchy Fog then Mostly Sunny||78° / 63°||S 5 to 10 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 46
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Los Angeles ranks 87/100 for Comfort Index
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.
Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Los Angeles
YOU SHOULD KNOW
Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.
Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.
Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.