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The Weather in November in Los Angeles

Updated: November 3, 2023

This post is an overview of the November weather in Los Angeles, California.

We include snow and precipitation forecasts, as well as tips on how to dress and things to do.

Be sure to look into what October and December are like in LA, as well!


November in Los Angeles tends to be dry with comfortable afternoon temperatures and cool to chilly evenings and mornings.

Afternoon high temperatures tend to be in the mid-70s F (24-25 C) early in the month, falling gradually to near 70 F (21-22 C) near the end of the month.

A few of the warmer afternoons, especially early in the month, can reach up into the mid to upper 80s F (30-31 C).

Highs of 90 F (about 32 C) or more occur about twice every 3 years. The record high temperature for Los Angeles during November is 101 F (38.3 C).

Average Temps in LA in November

Late night and early morning low temperatures can be a bit chilly averaging in the mid-50s F (13-14 C) early in the month falling to near 50 F (about 10 C) by the month’s end.

A few of the colder mornings near the end of the month can dip down into the mid-40s F (7-8 C).

The record low temperature in Los Angeles during November is 34 F (1.1 C).


November tends to be dry with 22-24 days likely having sunny or at least partly sunny skies.

You can expect just 3-4 days with some measurable rainfall with significant rains of 0.5 inches (about 13 mm) or more occurring twice every 3 years.

How much Rain in LA in November

Daylight continues to diminish during November from 10.8 hours early in the month to just over 10 hours near the end of the month

Seasonal Outlook - October to December 2023 Los Angeles

There is an 81% chance for normal to above-normal temperatures with near-normal rainfall.


The weather during November tends to be cool to comfortable with a couple of chilly mornings.

Fall attire makes the most sense this month, however, a few of the warmer days might be more comfortable with summer wear.

What to Wear in LA in November

You will need to bring along a sweater or two and a windbreaker or light jacket for those cooler days, especially near the end of the month.

There will be plenty of sun so you should also have a good pair of sunglasses handy. Please also don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes.


Below are the top things to do in November in Los Angeles.

Be sure to read our full post on what to do in Los Angeles this month 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.

These passes could save up to 50% of retail ticket prices to tours, attractions, and restaurants.

  1. Take a free walking tour of Los Angeles.
  2. Enjoy a live concert with a touring artist.
  3. Watch a professional sporting event.
  4. See a popular musical like Anastasia.
  5. Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos in Grand Park.
  6. Watch or run in the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving.
  7. Catch live stand-up comedy with famous comedians.
  8. Go to the live taping of a TV show.
  9. Take the kids to Sesame Street Live.
  10. Save money with a tourist attraction discount pass.

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

Fred Pickhardt
Ocean Weather Services

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

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.
Updated: November 3rd, 2023
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