Carlsbad is an affluent beach community located in northern San Diego County. The city stretches 7 miles along the Pacific coastline, and it is situated 87 miles south from Los Angeles and 35 miles north of San Diego.
37.7 square miles of its territory are land, and 1.4 square miles are water because three lagoons (Agua Hedionda, Batiquitos and Buena Vista Lagoon), and one lake (Calavera Lake) are part of Carlsbad’s total area.
According to Wikipedia.com, the northern region of the city is part of a tri- city area consisting of northern Carlsbad, southern Oceanside and western Vista.
Carlsbad has a semi-arid Mediterranean type of climate. The temperatures during the day are mostly mild and pleasant, but during the fall season, the Santa Ana winds bring high temperatures to the area for some days.
The July high is around 72 degrees Fahrenheit and the January low is 45. The city only gets 10 inches of rain per year.
The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 35, and on average, residents enjoy 263 sunny days.