200 consecutive days with more than 70 degrees broke a record of 135 years.
The cold snap that runs through Los Angeles and that will stay in the city all week , according to the forecast, marks the end of a long run of high temperatures in the city.
On Saturday, a high of 62 degrees in downtown LA ended a period of 200 consecutive days of highs above 70 degrees .
“The streak started on April 21 and continued through November 6,” said David Sweet, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Oxnard. “The previous record for downtown LA was 190 days, and it happened in 1885. That’s a 135-year record, ” he added.
NWS warned of low temperatures and winter conditions overnight on Monday and Tuesday morning that could freeze the pipes and pose a risk of hypothermia .
During the week that has just started, we are expected to see temperatures around 60 degrees during the day and lows of between 40 and 50 degrees at night . This cold wave is due to an air mass moving towards the region.