What is the Weather in February in Los Angeles?

This post is an overview of the February weather in Los Angeles, including snow and precipitation forecasts, as well as tips on how to dress and things to do. Be sure to read about January and March, as well.

 


HOW COLD IS LA IN FEBRUARY?

February in Los Angeles is mostly spring-like with a few summer-like days.

Daytime high temperatures will average in the upper 60s F (about 20 C) with a few of the warmer afternoons reaching temperatures up near 80F (26 to 27 C). The record high temperature for Los Angeles during February is 95 F (35C).

 

How Cold is LA in February?  

Overnight and early morning low temperatures tend to be in the upper 40s to low 50s F (9 to 11 C) with a few of the colder mornings seeing temperatures dip down into the low to mid-40s F (6 to 7 C). The record low temperature for Los Angeles during February is 25 F (-3.9 C).

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HOW MUCH SUN AND RAIN?

Skies will be clear or at least partly sunny on about 19 days this month offering ample opportunity to explore the city. February is the wettest month of the year in Los Angeles but even so, measurable rainfall occurs only on about 6 days and significant rainfalls of 0.5 inches (12.7 cm) or more on 2-3 days.

 

How much does it rain in February in LA

 

Daylight increases this month from about 10.5 hours early in the month to almost 11.5 hours by month’s end. 


DOES IT SNOW IN LA IN FEBRUARY?

Snow is extremely rare in Los Angeles during February; however, the nearby mountains do receive heavy snows during the winter months.

 


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WHAT TO WEAR IN FEBRUARY?

The weather is generally spring-like so a light jacket and a sweater will come in handy on those colder days. An umbrella is also a good idea for the few rainy days that are likely this month. 

 

What to Wear in LA in February
For the warmer days, you will also need to bring along some summer attire. Don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes for the nicer days.

 


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WHAT TO DO IN LOS ANGELES IN FEBRUARY?

Below are 8 top things to do in February in Los Angeles. But, be sure to read our full post on what to do in Los Angeles in February, which includes free things to do, night and family-friendly activities and attractions, as well as our definitive post on the best things to do in LA.

And if you are planning on visiting many of Los Angeles’s top attractions, then you should consider a tourist discount pass as you could save up to 50% of retail ticket prices to tours, attractions, and restaurants.

City Passes Los Angeles
 

  1. Annual Golden Dragon Parade
  2. Celebrate Lunar New Year at Disney’s California Adventure
  3. President’s Day at the Reagan Library
  4. Go on a Studio Tour
  5. Shop at the Grove
  6. Eat at LA’s Original Farmers Market
  7. Rent a Bicycle
  8. Experience Art Walk
  9. Indulge in the Chocolate and Art Show
  10. Get Ready for the Academy Awards

Be sure to check out all the top things to do in February in our main post.

 


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Fred Pickhardt
Ocean Weather Services

About the author

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.