It was 106 years ago this week that the temperature hit 134 degrees in Death Valley — the warmest temperature ever recorded on Earth.
With that scorching July 10, 1913 record in mind, we’re taking a look at when different regions in Southern California typically see the warmest days of the year.
- Inland Empire: The end of July and into the first two weeks of August. In Riverside, that’s historically July 28 – Aug. 10.
- San Fernando Valley: The third week of August. In Van Nuys, the warmest days are typically Aug. 18 – Aug. 25.
- Downtown LA: The last week of August, Aug. 26 – 30.
- Beaches: Late August, typically Aug. 29 – Sept. 1 due to developing Santa Ana winds.
As for this week, temperatures are climbing into the 90s and triple-digits. The summer sizzle is expected to continue through the weekdn.
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Source: NBC Los Angeles