San Diego California

About San Diego

Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego also known as the birthplace of California, is the second largest city in California, and the eighth largest city in the nation. Per the 2010 census the population of San Diego was 1,301,617. in 2010, the city also ranked ninth safest city in the top 10 list of safest cities in the United States according to Forbes magazine. 

According to the Farmer's Almanac, San Diego is one of the top 10 best climates and is one of the two best summer climates in American by The Weather Channel. San Diego experiences warm, dry sumers and mild winters. The city averages about 201 days out of the year where the temperatures reach above 70 degrees. Most rain occurs during the months of December to March. The air stays cool and damp during the "May gray/June gloom" period that is attributed to the thick "marine layer" cloud that covers the sun. There are times where June gloom can last through July which causes cloudy skies over most of the city for the entire day. January lows in San Diego average around 50 degrees and August high temperatures average 78 degrees. 

Balboa Park is home to many parks and museums. These museums showcase the history of the city. The world famous San Diego Zoo is one of the parks that everyone that visits the city should take a stop a see. The zoo is widely known for its pandas as well as its large enviornmental ased variety of animals. The Wild Animal Park is also located in the city which is the sister park of the San Diego Zoo. All animals in the Wild Animal Park are held in larger captivity closer in habitat to their actual home. There are more parks, trails, gardens and museums are available for sightseeings as well. More information on places to visit you can be found in the San Diego, California yellow pages. You can also refer to the business directory for a list of restaurants, amusement parks and other places of business. 

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