[an error occurred while processing this directive] Within San Diego County are 5 climatic regions; beach, coastal strip, inland valleys, mountains, and deserts. San Diego County is considered semi-arid, because our annual rainfall averages less than 10 inches a year. Of course the mountains get more, while the desert gets less. As you may have guessed, the closer you get to the beach, the milder the overall climate. Below you can find current weather forecasts for San Diego County.

Weather forcast for San Diego. San Diego is considered coastal strip.

Weather forcast for Alpine. Alpine has climate properties of both an inland valley and the mountains. It doesn't get quite as cold as the mountains, but it rains more than in San Diego, and it snows now and then.

Weather forcast for Carlsbad. Part of Carlsbad is beach, the rest is considered coastal strip.

Weather forcast for Encinitas. Part of Encinitas is beach, the rest is considered coastal strip.

Weather forcast for Escondido. Escondido is considered an inland valley.

Weather forcast for Vista. Part of Vista has a coastal strip-like climate, the rest is more like an inland valley.

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 Infrared
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 Visible
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 Water Vapor

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