Fallbrook Living in Fallbrook
Located in northern San Diego County, Fallbrook is a community located about 25 minutes south west of Temecula and about an hour north of San Diego. The picturesque area is known for gently rolling hills, a Mediterranean climate and nature preserves; it is often referred to as “The Friendly Village” and the “Avocado Capital of the World.” The landscape of this community allows for quality golf courses, numerous equestrian facilities and plenty of year round activities for the kids including Youth Agriculture and Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts.
Weather and Landscape
Fallbrook has an average year-round temperature of 61 degrees. Due to the prevailing ocean breezes, the humidity is relatively low and constant.
The average daytime high in Fallbrook is 76 degrees, although in the summer, temperatures sometimes exceed 90 degrees. Most of the area is frost-free; during the coldest periods the average nighttime temperature is about 42 degrees. Due to its proximity to the ocean, days often start with early morning fog; afternoons can be breezy.
Annual rainfall is roughly 10 inches (25 cm) and comes mostly between November and April. Rainfall is higher in the surrounding hills, up to 20 inches (51 cm). The area is ideal for avocados, strawberries, tomatoes and many other sub-tropical fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
Native evergreen oak trees are common in the Fallbrook area, and in places form continuous woods (e.g. Live Oak Park area). Chaparral brushland is the other common vegetation type in the area. Avocados and Eucalyptus are the most common introduced tree species in the area.
Offering world class golf, resorts & casinos, unique art galleries & shops, and numerous nature trails, Fallbrook is an historic, vibrant and friendly community that serves as a destination for arts, antiques, entertainment, retail, and as the center for commerce, education and cultural life for Fallbrook.
Fallbrook features year round events for everyone. Enjoy Saturday and Sunday Farmer’s Markets – downtown and on South Mission – where you will find fresh locally grown foods and produce, as well as unique gifts. Fallbrook also has local wineries, as well as many preserves and nature trails. Art exhibitions, workshops and classes are held throughout the year.
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