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One of the main factors attracting visitors to San Diego throughout the year is the weather. With its mild and Mediterranean climate, San Diego weather permits activities and makes beaches enjoyable year-round. Although the winters (December through February) are cooler and it tends to be the rainiest season (along with the irregular occurrence of El NiƱo), temperatures usually rest in the mid-60s and the occasional rain turns the dry landscape to a lively green, which preps the land for a stunning Spring.

San Diego weather in Spring (March through May) brings colors like you would never imagine! Blankets of purple ice plants are spread across sections of the freeways and Jacaranda trees align the streets around various neighborhoods. The incredible blooming array of flowers along with the temperatures nearing the 70s make it one of the best times to visit San Diego with unforgettable views.

Summers, June through August, not only consist of higher temperatures, but higher numbers of crowds and higher hotel rates. The warm San Diego weather makes the ocean waters most enjoyable and visitors flock to San Diego during this time of year to soak up the sun. Average temperatures can remain in the the high 70s, but inland can get to the mid 90s on some of the hottest days throughout the year.

Fall (September through November) is a better time to visit San Diego as the temperatures remain in the high 70s, the crowds get smaller and the hiking season begins. September is still usually a pretty hot month inland and vacationers are still lingering from the peak months, but the end of October and November become perfect months to visit San Diego.

Regardless of the months with cooler temperatures or months with larger crowds, people still come to San Diego year-round because there are always spectacular views, good times, and comfortable weather no matter the season.





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