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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Sierra Vista, Arizona, gets 17 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 1 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 54.

On average, there are 284 sunny days per year in Sierra Vista, Arizona. The July high is around 92 degrees. The January low is 34. Sperling's comfort index for Sierra Vista is a 79 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATESierra Vista, ArizonaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  16.939.2
  Snowfall (in.)  0.725.8
  Precipitation Days  54102
  Sunny Days  284205
  Avg. July High  91.686.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  34.222.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7954
  UV Index  6.44.3
  Elevation ft.  4,6201,443

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  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
Small Snow Bird Haven
Less than a week below freezing and less than a week above 100-degrees. Close to several wineries, old mining town (Bisbee) and Tombstone. Within 75-minutes of Tucson... (read more)
Beautiful View
It has not topped a 100 which is very good for AZ. It is so beautiful, and nice... (read more)
High Desert
Sierra Vista has a great climate. Sitting at 4500 ft elev, it typically has temps 10-15 cooler than Tucson. It does get below freezing, but only snows 0.5-1.0" once or... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Couldn't wait to leave
I live in Sierra Vista for 13 months and after 6 months started looking for ways to get out. While a lot of post on SV concern taxes, I didn't find them to be outrages.... (read more)
Sierra Vista is beautiful, but buy property there
Sierra Vista is beautiful and there is so much natural beauty there... but the taxes are not reasonable for services provided or proportionate with other similar sized... (read more)
A visitor's view
My wife and I recently visited Sierra Vista to evaluate it as a possible retirement site. What initially interested me was some climate analysis I did to try to find the... (read more)
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