About Borrego Springs

Elevation

  • 780 feet above sea level
Location
  • Borrego Springs is located 78 miles northeast of San Diego in the Borrego Valley of southeastern California
  • It is situated in the western Sonoran Desert and is completely surrounded by the 600,000-acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Population
  • 2,789 permanent
  • Approx. 10,000 in the winter season
Annual Temperatures and Precipitation
  • Borrego Springs is often listed as the hottest place in the U.S. on certain summer days.
  • All-time high monthly precipitation was 5.07 inches in September 1983 due to Hurricane Kathleen.
  • 6.86 inches (1962-1994 average).
  • The highest temperature recorded at Borrego Springs was 122 degrees in 1950 and again in 2013.

Average Temperatures

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Monthly Climate Normals
 
Year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
High
87
69
73
77
84
93
102
107
105
100
90
78
69
Low
58
43
46
49
53
60
68
75
74
69
60
50
43
Avg
73
56
60
63
68
76
85
91
90
84
75
64
56
Rain
6.51
1.0
1.0
.81
.23
.09
.02
.35
.67
.44
.31
.69
.86
 
 
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