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Los Angeles in February

What to Expect from Los Angeles in February

January is in the middle of Los Angeles' rainy season, usually in the form of a storm, when the monthly rainfall sometimes falls all on the same day.

Los Angeles Weather in February

Average High Temperature: 68°F/20°C
Average Low Temperature: 50°F/10°C
Rain & Clouds Index: 3.27 inches (8.3 cm) rain, 69% sunshine

What Pack, What to Wear in February

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. Layers work best.

Los Angeles February Events

  • The Edwardian Ball: More fun than dressing up for Halloween, it's a surreal mix of dance, fantasy and fun.
  • Academy Awards: They're not just for the glitterati - these Oscar-related events are fun for anyone.
  • Chinese and Vietnamese New Year: Lots of events celebrate the new year according to the Chinese calendar.
  • Bloomin' Beautiful: More than 1,200 cultivars of flowering camellias make Huntington Gardens one of the best places in the country to see them, January to March.

Especially Fun in February

When a cool day follows a winter rain, skies are sometimes exceptionally clear and great for photography.

If the weather tries to turn your vacation into a soggy mess, try these Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Los Angeles

In LA, you can see whales nearly year round: gray whales in winter and blue whales during the summer months. Find the best places to see them and when in the guides to Los Angeles whale watching and Orange County whale watching.

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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