Welcome to EscondidoEscondido generally has warmer summers and cooler winters than the coast due to the city's location.

Temperatures vary from an average of 56° in December to an average of 76° in August, with an annual average rainfall of 15.2 inches and 263 sunny days per year. Escondido's climate is mild enough to allow the cultivation of avocados, grapes, and oranges.

Cool Zones

When extremely hot weather is in the forecast, the City of Escondido offers Cool Zones at various City facilities.  These Cool Zone sites are air-conditioned settings where seniors and others can safely gather to get relief from the heat. The Cool Zones encourage people to share air conditioning during the heat of the day, lowering individual usage and helping to conserve energy for the whole community.

Cool Zones currently open: None.

  • The East Valley Community Center Cool Zone located 2245 East Valley Parkway is scheduled to open on Friday, August 14, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • COVID-19 Information: Facial coverings and social distancing will be required at all Cool Zone locations.

Information provided by the Western Regional Climate Center.
For additional information, see Comparative Data for Western States.

 

Period of Record: 1979 - 2010

Month Average
Max. Temp. (F)
Average
Min. Temp (F)
Average Total
Precipitation
January 68.8° 43.0° 3.15"
February 69.2° 44.4° 3.54"
March 70.4° 47.1° 2.74"
April 74.6° 50.3° 1.14"
May 76.8° 54.6° 0.25"
June 82.2° 58.1° 0.13"
July 87.4° 62.0° 0.08"
August 88.7° 63.3° 0.08"
September 86.6° 61.2° 0.21"
October 80.2° 55.1° 0.63"
November 73.5° 46.5° 1.26"
December 69.1° 41.7° 1.60"
Annual 77.3° 52.3° 14.81"

Period of Record: 1900 - 1979

Month Average
Max. Temp. (F)
Average
Min. Temp (F)
Average Total
Precipitation
January 64.9° 37.1° 3.24"
February 66.3° 39.7° 3.11"
March 68.8° 42.4° 2.68"
April 72.2° 46.0° 1.32"
May 76.1° 50.5° 0.47"
June 82.0° 54.0° 0.09"
July 88.2° 58.0° 0.03"
August 88.2° 58.6° 0.13"
September 85.7° 55.1° 0.23"
October 79.0° 48.7° 0.70"
November 72.9° 41.2° 1.54"
December 66.5° 37.4° 2.67"
Annual 75.9° 47.4° 16.22"