All Information about San Diego
San Diego temperatures are rarely extreme. For example, the national average for days over 90 degrees is 37.9 days, while in San Diego it's only 2.5 days. By contrast, while the national average for days less than 32 degrees is 88 days, there are 0 days in San Diego when the temperature goes under the freezing point of 32 degrees. It's always a good season to visit San Diego; in the winters it's never too cold and the summers never get too hot.
The summer in San Diego is a great time to visit with average temperatures in the high 60s and low to mid-70s. It's usually sunny, but in June, there's a known area phenomenon called June Gloom. This occurrence means that there's a thick, cloudy, overcast sky and fog on most mornings in May and June. The cloudiness usually appears after midnight and typically disappears by mid-morning when the sun burns through it, but in many cases, it lasts well into the afternoons.
The June Gloom results in the cloudiest weather of the year in Southern California. In fact, June is San Diego's cloudiest month. In some cases, June Gloom can lengthen into the rest of the summer and it's then called either 'No Sky July,' 'Fogust' and 'Summer Bummer.' Note that with this phenomenon, temperatures can be on the cooler side, so you will want to dress accordingly when heading out.
The rest of the summer weather in San Diego is sunny and mild, and you will want to take advantage of it to hit the waves at the beach and get in some swimming and surfing. Check out Mission Beach, San Diego's most popular local beach for an unforgettable experience.Just make sure to slather on the sunscreen.
The weather in San Diego is usually chillier at night even in the middle of summer, so always have a light jacket or long-sleeved sweater with you when you go out on the town, whether it's barhopping in Gaslamp Quarter or enjoying one of the city's signature rooftop bars such asAltitude Sky Lounge or LoungeSix. It gets even colder near the ocean.
Winters in San Diego is when most of the annual 11 inches of rain falls with an average of 2 inches per month between December and March. Temperatures during this time are in the high 50s. San Diego almost never sees any snowfall and there have only been five instances of snowfall in over 125 years of record-keeping. There are also only three thunderstorms on average a year.
The fall has some of the hottest and sunniest days of the year. Between September and February San Diego faces the Santa Ana Windsthat blow anywhere from 40 to 100 miles per hour and bring high pressure for about 10 days. These winds result in a hot and dry climate that can exacerbate wildfires. November being a transition month between fall and winter can have some nice days but also some rainy days, so plan for both if you're in San Diego during this time.
One of the best months in San Diego is April with daytime temperatures between 70 and 75 and beautiful sunshine with little humidity. Enjoy all of the great outdoor landmarks and monuments San Diego has to offer like the National Cabrillo Monument or Seaport Village. You can also drive on the coast to the scenic the village of Del Mar.