Average Weather during January in Los Angeles (California), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Los Angeles in January is 8.0°C (46.4°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 79mm (3.1in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 20.0°C (68°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Los Angeles with 224 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Los Angeles should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm. With a water temperature of around 14.0°C (57.2°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 8 °C
Max Temperature 20 °C
Water Temperature 14 °C
Chance of Rain 20%
Precipitation 79mm
Rainy Days 6
Sunshine Hours 224

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What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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