If it's cold, wet, rainy, or snowy where you are, this should help

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Real Estate Agent with HomeSmart Realty West CalBRE #01458572

My owner is a Realtor with Century 21 Award in San Diego.I read a lot of blog posts today, and quite a few of them were talking about the weather, showing me pictures of frozen water, snow-covered trees, and just generally trying to make me feel really cold even though I'm hundreds of miles away.

Well, vengeance is mine! Check out the following statistics for 2009, from Lindbergh Field, San Diego's official weather station. It looks like 2010 so far is wanting to give us more of the same so far.

  1. The lowest temperature was 42°F, on January 5 and December 25.
  2. The highest temperature was 98°F on April 20.
  3. Highest rainfall in one day was December 7, with 1.56 inches.
  4. Highest rainfall in a month was February, with 2.63 inches.
  5. There were 164 consecutive days without measurable rain, June 17 through November 27. That streak tied for fourth longest in city history.
  6. Highest wind speed was 43 miles per hour, on February 9 and December 7.

San Diego sunsetLooks like December 7 was a monsoon with 43 mph windws and 1.56 inches of rain!

For the record:

  1. January is typically the wettest month, averaging 2.28 inches of rain. Only .08 of an inch fell in January 2009.
  2. January 2009 saw 11 consecutive days with temperatures of 75°F or higher. Average high for January is 66°F.

We don't have a huge inventory of homes right now, but there are still good properties out there, so if you need to get out of the cold, rain, and snow, feel free to contact me and I'll help you find the right home for you and your family right here in San Diego, also known as Sand Diego and Sun Diego.

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If you have a cat, or used to have a cat,
and have a picture of the little darling, post it here.

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I'm available 24/7, so feel free to contact me by phone or email.

Jim Frimmer, Realtor
Century 21 Award Mission Valley
California DRE License #01458572
619-729-5701
jimfrimmer@century21award.com
Mission Valley Condos Information

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Rainer
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Karin Elliott
IBA Realty Group

OK, OK I get it your weather is great :) I love my 4 seasons in Georgia but right about now with our 4th cancelled day of school due to only 2 inches of snow. I'm ready to head our to Sun Diego! I'll call you to help me find a home :)

PS I had the best cat in the world! His name was Boxcar and he was a grey tabby. Wish I had a picture to share but it's in my heart and I can't scan it!!

January 13, 2010 09:04 PM
Rainmaker
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Joan Whitebook
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services
BHG The Masiello Group

I'm so jealous of the sand and sun diego area... however you have some incredibly high price tags...

January 13, 2010 09:14 PM
Rainmaker
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Sara Woolford & Steve Golson, ALHS
iTexas Realty Co.

Hi Jim-

I love it when vengeance is mine, but heck, I'm a redhead.  What would soothe me into a Zooey-like stupor would be that 98 degree day on April 20th.  AAAHHH!

By the way.  I loved your call for San Diego Buiyers.  There is some really nice pricing right now!

--Sara

January 13, 2010 09:17 PM
Rainer
25,604
Joseph Keech
Blue Atlantic Properties

Here in NC, it's been a lot colder than normal and everyone is complaining. We're talking seasonally low temps that are in the mid 40's during the day and high 20's at night, for probably a span of 2 weeks. That is soooo not cold compared to the Northeast, where many of our clients move from. They walk around in shorts in this type of weather. We definitely have seasons here, but the ocean moderates the temperature swings quite a bit. We don't have San Diego "consistency", but we have a great climate.

January 13, 2010 09:25 PM
Rainmaker
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Dora & Vincent Kwok
CNE - Chandler, Arizona Real Estate
HomeSmart Real Estate

In Chandler (suburb of Phoenix), the highs have been in the 70s...but looks like we are in for some rain on Sunday or Monday.

January 13, 2010 09:40 PM
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Suzanne McLaughlin
Sabinske & Associates, Realtor
Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael)

Oh, sure.  Trying to make me feel better.  Bah, Humbug.  I'm sitting in the frozen tundra, fly-over land.  And, you sit there, gloating.  Oh, it will come back to haunt you, Ebenezer Scrooge.  (Sorry, leftover Christmas Carol stuff.)

January 13, 2010 09:51 PM
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Andrea Swiedler
Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties

Jim, I had a response that I couldn't put down... I am sitting here in a freezing cold old house with air rushing in through all the old doors and windows, the temp outside is ..... just plain freezing cold. My back porch is now a second fridge/almost freezer. So quit rubbing it in will ya?

I don't begrudge you selling homes in beautiful San Diego, I just don't like you to rub it in!

January 13, 2010 10:10 PM
Rainmaker
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Irene Tron

Jim - I enjoyed your vengeance post!  We've had sunshine for the last couple of days too!

January 13, 2010 10:40 PM
Rainmaker
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Marilyn Harrell
Wixom Lake - Beaverton MI
ReMax Riverhaven

Jim, Thank you so much for sharing the sun, I thought I could feel it, then I realized I was just dreaming....  It's warm today, it's already above 20 degrees!

January 14, 2010 04:24 AM
Rainmaker
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Carra Riley
CRB, CRS, GRI
Author, Speaker, Consultant, Carra Riley Inc.

Jim....We have alot of sunshine here in Northern Arizona, but it just shines on alot of snow!!!

Cosmic Cow

January 14, 2010 10:59 AM
Rainmaker
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Susan Neal
Fair Oaks CA & Sacramento Area Real Estate Broker
RE/MAX Gold, Fair Oaks

Hi Jim - Good for you - pretty funny.  All of California is gorgeous and weather is usually pretty wonderful.  In the Sacramento area, our lows are a bit lower and highs a bit higher, but our weather is pretty great too.  I guess we're spoiled, huh?

January 14, 2010 07:12 PM
Rainmaker
716,978
Debbie Walsh
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.928.8000
Keller Williams Realty

They say we might get rain tomorrow but we never get rain in January so I think we are in for another snow storm!

January 16, 2010 04:39 PM
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Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!

Hi Jim, greetings to you in "Sun" Diego from the Sunshine State to the east!

January 27, 2010 06:40 AM
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Jim Frimmer
Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist
HomeSmart Realty West

Hey, everyone.

Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

I have read all the comments, but since this post is rather old, rather than making a comment here in my post to each and every one of you, I'll be by soon to visit each of your blogs and do some reading and commenting. I hope you'll have a nice welcome mat out for me!

As soon as I get this escrow closed on Friday, I hope to get back to being more regular here at ActiveRain rather than waiting until the weekend to do all my posts and then never getting back to them to answer questions and comments.

March 10, 2010 01:57 PM
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