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Tempe, Arizona, gets 9 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 26 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 105 degrees. The January low is 39. Sperling's comfort index for Tempe is a 85 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.

  CLIMATETempe, ArizonaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  9.439.2
  Snowfall (in.)  025.8
  Precipitation Days  36102
  Sunny Days  300205
  Avg. July High  104.886.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  3922.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  8554
  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)
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