LA's Warm Streak Ends at 375 Days
It didn't hit 60 degrees for first time in more than a year
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2014 5:24 PM CST
The snow-capped San Gabriel Mountains provide a backdrop to the downtown Los Angeles skyline on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.   (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

(Newser) – It was 48-below in Daniel, Wyoming, before sunrise today, it snowed in Vegas, and the average temperature in the Lower 48 states was 14 degrees, making for the coldest December morning in 16 years, reports the Washington Post. But in the everything's-relative department, the Los Angeles Times points out a sort-of chilly weather milestone in downtown LA, too: Yesterday, the temperature didn't reach 60 degrees for the first time in 375 days. Best they could manage was 56. (Even in chillier locales, modern drivers don't need to warm up their cars in winter.)