Los Angeles International Airport

KLAX · California, United States

Climate Los Angeles International Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 84.0 83 77 93 88 90
February 83.8 76 86 95 89 92
March 82.4 83 65 89 95 86
April 77.8 76 52 87 80 81
May 63.1 45 47 68 59 79
June 58.3 55 55 60 70 66
July 74.2 74 65 77 67
August 78.0 68 82 83 79
September 77.3 66 93 74 73
October 83.8 87 68 83 82
November 86.1 96 91 67 86
December 87.3 88 84 68 92
Average 76.6 68.4 70.5 80.3 77.4 80.3

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 mi or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 92.7 95 89 97 94 96
February 93.2 88 93 100 96 98
March 91.1 96 79 92 99 95
April 92.7 90 80 100 98 91
May 95.3 98 88 99 98 92
June 89.8 88 95 84 87 96
July 90.8 84 89 90 87
August 91.8 80 93 95 88
September 94.5 97 98 93 90
October 94.7 92 96 95 92
November 92.9 99 98 77 92
December 94.3 97 96 81 99
Average 92.7 92.3 89.1 94.7 92.0 92.8

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 3⅛ mi or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 18.6 18 17 20 19 20
February 18.1 16 17 21 19 21
March 18.4 17 16 20 18 19
April 19.8 18 18 21 19 21
May 19.7 19 19 21 19 22
June 21.6 22 20 23 21 23
July 23.7 23 23 23 23
August 24.6 24 25 24 25
September 24.9 23 28 23 25
October 24.2 23 23 23 25
November 21.8 23 21 22 20
December 19.0 20 17 16 20
Average 20.9 18.2 20.2 22.0 20.4 21.8

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 10.4 10 9 11 10 11
February 10.3 11 9 11 10 12
March 11.2 11 10 12 10 12
April 13.0 12 12 14 13 14
May 14.3 14 14 15 14 16
June 16.3 16 15 17 16 17
July 18.2 17 18 18 17
August 19.0 19 19 18 19
September 18.7 18 21 17 18
October 16.4 15 17 15 17
November 12.9 13 11 14 11
December 10.7 12 10 10 10
Average 14.1 12.2 13.6 14.7 13.7 14.5

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 6.0 5 14 1 2 0
February 6.8 17 11 1 0 1
March 6.5 6 17 2 2 8
April 1.1 2 1 0 0 6
May 1.3 0 3 0 1 2
June 0.8 1 2 1 0 0
July 0.1 0 0 1 0
August 0.9 4 1 1 0
September 0.4 2 1 0 0
October 0.4 0 1 2 0
November 1.7 1 3 0 1
December 4.7 5 6 14 2
Average 2.6 4.7 4.7 1.2 1.7 1.6

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 6.5 7 8 5 6 6
February 7.5 7 8 7 7 7
March 8.5 9 9 9 9 8
April 8.5 9 8 9 8 8
May 8.2 8 8 8 8 8
June 7.7 7 8 8 8 8
July 8.0 8 8 8 8
August 8.1 8 9 8 8
September 7.7 7 8 8 7
October 7.3 7 7 8 7
November 6.6 6 7 6 7
December 6.1 6 7 7 6
Average 7.6 7.7 7.6 7.7 7.6 7.4

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 276° 229° 257° 241° 262°
February 231° 238° 253° 264° 255°
March 244° 246° 251° 254° 246°
April 244° 253° 256° 251° 250°
May 254° 246° 251° 250° 251°
June 253° 247° 248° 248° 251°
July 250° 252° 254° 254°
August 253° 257° 254° 258°
September 243° 248° 255° 256°
October 246° 251° 256° 255°
November 249° 253° 258° 260°
December 261° 255° 245° 287°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.