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Los Angeles – Best time to go

Best time to visit Los Angeles

Favourite Season

We love visiting Los Angeles when the crowds are less between March and May or September and November as it is slightly more comfortable for all the sightseeing. During these months the days are sunny and warm, but not too hot, and the air is blessedly free of the dreaded Los Angeles smog.

 

Best times to visit

Spring Season

Fewer crowds, pleasant weather, and less smog make spring a great time to visit Los Angeles. The temperatures are comfortable but not hot and the days are generally clear after briefly being washed by rains. 

Summer Season

June surprisingly receives less sun in Los Angeles than other summer months as the ‘June Gloom’, a layer of marine fog, descends in the mornings. The rest of the summer is warm and sunny, although smog on very hot days can be a problem. 

Autumn Season

Like spring, autumn is a sweet spot for visiting Los Angeles. Temperatures cool a bit but remain pleasant and the summer smog is blown clear by the Santa Ana winds. 

Winter Season

Winter rains in Los Angeles start in December or January, although it never gets as cold in Los Angeles as northern US cities. After rain showers days can be sunny and pleasant while nights are cool. 

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Average weather in January

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
13ºC
77mm

Average weather in February

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
13ºC
98mm

Average weather in March

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
14ºC
46mm

Average weather in April

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
16ºC
17mm

Average weather in May

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
17ºC
10mm

Average weather in June

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
19ºC
3mm

Average weather in July

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
22ºC

Average weather in August

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
22ºC

Average weather in September

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
21ºC
5mm

Average weather in October

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
18ºC
11mm

Average weather in November

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
17ºC
18mm

Average weather in December

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Los Angeles
14ºC
47mm

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