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Tempe, Arizona, gets 9 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 36.

On average, there are 300 sunny days per year in Tempe, Arizona. The July high is around 104 degrees. The January low is 34. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 45 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATETempe, ArizonaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  8.736.5
  Snowfall (in.)  0.125
  Precipitation Days  36100
  Sunny Days  300205
  Avg. July High  10486.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  33.820.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  4544
  UV Index  6.44.3
  Elevation ft.  1,1921,443


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I love the sun, but this area is 110+ from May through November! Each year the hot weather gets hotter and the season gets longer. And it doesn't matter that there is... (read more)
Finally Under 100 degrees
I admit it right up front, I am not a native Arizonian! I just survived my third Arizona summer and I am so relieved it is over. It is now the middle of Oct and finally... (read more)
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I just wanted to say, I don't care what the statisics say. I came from NY 16 mos. ago. Now my family and I live in Tempe and we couldn't be happier. I lived in NY ... (read more)
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Love of Arizona
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any other positives here. Seriously, for Phoenix being a metropolis city that has grown leaps and bounds in the last 20 year's, it is a sad state of affair's. From our... (read more)
All these negative comments about tempe are ridiculous....take it from someone who's lived here for years, and lived in the valley since the 80's....Tempe is one of the... (read more)
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