Poway is located in northeast San Diego County; south of Escondido and east of Ramona. Other cities nearby include Scripps Ranch, Sabre Springs, Rancho Bernardo, and Rancho Peñasquitos.
The city has a total area of 39.3 square miles of which 99.78% of it is land and 0.1 square miles of it (0.25%) is water. Poway’s elevation varies from 450 feet to 2,700 feet.
Poway has a semi-arid climate, which is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70’s and cool during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 50’s.
The warmest month of the year is August with an average maximum temperature of 90.80 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 37.00 degrees
Fahrenheit. Temperature variations between night and day tend to be relatively big during summer with a difference that can reach 34 degrees Fahrenheit, and moderate during winter with an average difference of 28 degrees Fahrenheit.
The annual average precipitation at Poway is 14.54 Inches and and the number of days with any measurable precipitation is 44. Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year.
The wettest month is generally January with an average rainfall of 3.17 Inches.
On average, residents enjoy 267 sunny days per year. The July high is around 90 degrees while the January low is 38.