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Los Angeles in November

What to Expect from Los Angeles in November

November is the beginning of Los Angeles' rainy season, bringing an end to predictably sunny days. Rain doesn't peak until January, but you can take a look at the data below and do the math. 80% of the time it's sunny, so that only leaves about 2 days for the rain.

Los Angeles Weather in November

Average High Temperature: 73°F/23°C
Average Low Temperature: 54°F/12°C
Rain & Clouds Index: 1.38 inches (3.5 cm) rain, 80% sunshine

What to Pack, What to Wear in November

For rainy days, take an umbrella and a rain jacket with hood. A mid-weight jacket will be enough on dry days. Unless you're going to the ski slopes, leave the heavy winter coat at home. Long-sleeved shirts and layers work best.

Los Angeles November Events

Especially Fun in November

Surfline says September through November is the best time to surf in Southern California.

Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, and the following Friday is often a work holiday. Check the Thanksgiving guide to find out what special events happen then.

In LA, you can see whales nearly year round. November is a good time to see gray whales. Find the best places to see them and when in the guides to Los Angeles whale watching and Orange County whale watching.

If the weather tries to rain on your vacation, try these Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Los Angeles

Averages and Reality

Use the weather averages to get an idea of what things may be like, but it might be different when you visit. A winter day could even be so warm you'll wish you packed your shorts. There's no substitute for checking the Los Angeles weather forecast before you leave home.

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