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Area Description

Temecula, known as Southern California Wine Country, has award winning schools, higher educational opportunities, vast array of parks and trails, diverse shopping/dining options and beautiful residential neighborhoods. Temecula remains a premier city within Southwest Riverside County with all the amenities of city life while still maintaining its small town atmosphere that its residents value so highly.

Temecula is ranked one of America's safest cities (per FBI statistics)
One of only 12 cities in California to receive an "A" in air quality
Temecula Unified School District test scores rank in the top 20% of California
Rated one of 60 least expensive cities to operate a business in the US (per Kosmont-Rose Institute)
One of 20 least expensive cities to do business in California (per Kosmont-Rose Institute)
One of top 4 least expensive cities to do business in Riverside County (per Kosmont-Rose Institute

With a population of approximately 106,000 based on 2014 statistics Temecula is centrally located between Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. It is adjacent to the northern boundary of San Diego County and eastern boundary of Orange County, and is just 25 miles from the Pacific Ocean. The Temecula Valley has ideal weather conditions, with clear skies, relatively no smog and cool breezes all caused by the divide in the Santa Margarita Mountain Range called the Rainbow Gap. These breezes allow the cool air from the Pacific Ocean to move through the Temecula Valley on its way to the high pressure zone in the Palm Springs desert.

Temecula
60 miles from downtown San Diego
85 miles southeast of Los Angeles
40 miles south of Riverside/Inland Empire

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Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  37.0  52.3  67.5  2.6 "
 Feb  39.0  53.8  68.5  3.2 "
 Mar  42.0  57.0  72.0  1.7 "
 Apr  45.5  61.8  78.0  0.8 "
 May  51.0  67.8  84.5  0.2 "
 Jun  55.5  73.5  91.5  0.0 "
 Jul  60.0  79.5  99.0  0.1 "
 Aug  61.0  80.3  99.5  0.1 "
 Sep  58.5  76.5  94.5  0.2 "
 Oct  50.5  67.3  84.0  0.5 "
 Nov  42.0  58.3  74.5  0.7 "
 Dec  36.0  51.5  67.0  1.7 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the mid 90's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Winter temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the upper 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's.

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