It is pretty safe to say that no one hears “Southern California” and thinks of snow or even cold weather for that matter. In fact, the temperature in Los Angeles rarely gets anywhere near freezing, even on winter nights. However, once in a while, even this warm weather state gets a real winter storm. The coldest winter in Los Angeles was in 1949 and it brought with it an unusual snowfall.

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Thanks to YouTuber Airbaja for sharing this incredible capture of the snow storm!

Although light snows have happened from time to time in Los Angeles, the 1949 storm was unprecedented, and nothing quite like it has occurred since. Did you know about the coldest winter in Los Angeles? Have you ever experienced snow in L.A.? We want to hear about it! Of course, snow does cover some Southern California towns in higher elevations every year. Here is one snowy town in SoCal where winter is downright magical.

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