After a record-tying 94 degrees in Los Angeles Monday, the heat is expected to ease a bit Tuesday.
Monday's 94 in downtown Los Angeles tied an 1898 record for the date and the 93 at Long Beach Airport was 3 degrees above a 1976 high.
In San Diego County, El Cajon's 95 broke the 2006 record of 91.
But the hot fall weather wasn't limited to Southern California.
Downtown Oakland had 84, seven degrees higher than the previous record of 1976. San Francisco Airport's 79 beat a
Records also were set in Santa Rosa, Redwood City, San Jose and the Central Valley.
National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Hall said a high-pressure ridge is weakening and moving east so temperatures will cool through the week, with showers possible beginning Thursday night.