Climate of San Diego California

Climate is best described as the overall long range pattern of moisture and temperature for a given region over a period of 10-30yrs. This reference is about the Climate of San Diego California.

Temperatures for San Diego:
In January, which is winter for this region, the temperatures are in the 60’s during the daytime and the 40’s at night. Winter is coming to an end during February and the temperatures slowly start to warm. The daytime highs average in the 60’s and nighttime lows drop into the 50’s. March is the beginning of Spring and temperatures start to warm with daytime high’s reaching the 60’s and lows in the 50’s. April through June the temperatures warm to the 70’s on average and nighttime lows drop into the 60’s. July through September San Diego sees it’s warmer period of the year as temperatures during the day rise into the 80’s and lows drop into the 70’s. October through November marks the transition period of fall and heading back into the colder period as high temperatures drop into  the 70’s and overnight lows are in the 60’s. December marks the start of winter and the high temperatures are in the 60’s and overnight lows average into the 50’s.

Moisture for San Diego:
San Diego, with its coastal surroundings, would make people believe that it has a very wet climate when in fact it is fairly dry. A major impact that San Diego does see is known as the Marine Fog layer that forms when the warmer air temps overlay the cooler ocean waters along the coast. This fog can be persistent for long periods of time. November through early March is considered the wet season for San Diego. Total rainfall amounts range from 1-3inches a month during this time period. While April through October it is fairly dry averaging less than an inch to upwards of 2 inches during an average month.