LAX jets reverse their take-off pattern during (real) East winds, for thrust and uplift into the winds. You can hear them overhead when they reverse, as they circle in different ways.

Weather Conditions for:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Airport, CA (KLAX)
Elev: 125 ft; Latitude: 33.93806; Longitude: -118.38889

Time

Temp.

Dew

Relative

Wind

Wind

Precip

Precip

Point

Humidity

Direction

Speed

1 hour

24 hour

(PST)

(f)

(f)

(%)

(mph)

(inches)

(inches)

24 Jan 11:53 am PST

62

53

72

E 8G24
24 Jan 10:53 am PST

59

55

88

E 10

0.01

24 Jan 10:15 am PST

57

55

94

E 14

0.01

24 Jan 9:53 am PST

57

55

93

E 10

0.02

24 Jan 9:16 am PST

57

55

94

E 12

0.01

24 Jan 8:53 am PST

57

55

93

E 13

0.04

24 Jan 8:18 am PST

55

55

100

E 14

0.02

24 Jan 7:53 am PST

56

55

97

E 16G28

0.19

24 Jan 7:18 am PST

55

55

100

E 8

0.08

24 Jan 6:53 am PST

56

55

97

E 9

0.03

24 Jan 6:51 am PST

55

55

100

E 10

0.03

24 Jan 6:25 am PST

55

55

100

E 9

0.01

24 Jan 5:53 am PST

56

55

97

E 9

0.06

24 Jan 4:53 am PST

56

54

93

E 9

0.13

24 Jan 4:43 am PST

55

54

94

E 8

0.11

24 Jan 3:53 am PST

56

53

90

ENE 8

0.07

0.31

24 Jan 2:53 am PST

55

51

86

E 8

0.06

24 Jan 2:34 am PST

55

50

82

E 8

0.05

24 Jan 1:53 am PST

56

50

80

E 10

0.07

24 Jan 12:53 am PST

57

51

81

E 12

0.07

23 Jan 11:53 pm PST

59

54

82

ENE 7

0.04

23 Jan 10:53 pm PST

60

52

75

E 5

T

23 Jan 9:53 pm PST

62

50

65

SE 3

T

23 Jan 8:53 pm PST

62

49

62

SSE 3

http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=lox&sid=KLAX&num=72