Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Record low temperatures recorded in Long Beach, Santa Barbara

August 30, 2010 |  7:26 pm

Record low temperatures for the day were set Monday in Long Beach and Santa Barbara amid cooler weather that has settled over Southern California, forecasters said.

Long Beach recorded 58 degrees, breaking by one degree a record set in 1989, the National Weather Service said. Santa Barbara bottomed out at 48 degrees, one degree below a record set in 1975.

Oceanside in San Diego County tied a record low of 66 degrees set this date in 1916, the weather service said.

Temperatures have  been below normal in recent days across much of the region, but a slight warming trend will begin Wednesday, according to the weather service.

-- Robert J. Lopez