Casual, picturesque, Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is situated within southwest Riverside County and conveniently located about 1 hour from San Diego, Orange County and Palm Desert, and 1 1/2 hours from Los Angeles.
Latitude: 33.50 degrees N
Longitude: 117.12 degrees W
Just over the Coastal Mountain Range to the west of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, a distance of just 22 miles is the Pacific Ocean. Temecula Valley spans a 32-square mile area. Elevations range from approximately 1,175 to 2,600 feet. The region is distinguished by natural, rolling hills with a big, open sky overhead. In winter, the snow-capped peaks of Mount San Jacinto and Palomar Mountain, as well as Mount San Bernardino and Mount San Gorgonio to the north, semi-circle the valley's panoramic vistas.
CLIMATE AND AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country enjoys welcoming weather year-round, often characterized as a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers, and cool winters with relatively low rainfall. Also significant is the valley's general weather pattern of morning mist, warm midday sun, cooling afternoon ocean breezes and cooler nights.
Season Average Daytime High Average Nighttime Low
- Spring 74o F / 23o C 49o F / 9o C
March, April, May
- Summer 88o F / 31o C 60o F / 16o C
June, July, August
- Autumn 82o F / 28o C 52o F / 11o C
September, October, November
- Winter 68o F / 20o C 41o F / 5o C
December, January, February