Weather in Los Angeles

Los Angeles experiences a Mediterranean climate, with pleasant and warm weather throughout the year. The city experiences warm, dry summers. Coastal highs reach 74°F (23°C), but inland temperatures can rise to well over 90°F (32°C) during summer. During the dry season, smog can often accumulate in the low-lying areas on still days, making the cityscape look fairly unattractive.

Winters in Los Angeles are cool and wet with temperatures ranging from 48°F (9°C) and 68°F (20°C). This time of year often brings the warm, dry Santa Ana wind from the northeast, which can push winter temperatures as high as 30 °C (86 °F).