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.