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  CLIMATE OVERVIEW
  

Arizona, Arizona, gets 12 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 7 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 41.

On average, there are 286 sunny days per year in Arizona, Arizona. The July high is around 99 degrees. The January low is 34. Sperling's comfort index for Arizona is a 77 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.

  CLIMATEArizona, ArizonaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  12.239.2
  Snowfall (in.)  7.125.8
  Precipitation Days  41102
  Sunny Days  286205
  Avg. July High  98.886.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  3422.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7754
  UV Index  6.34.3
  Elevation ft.  3,9731,443

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  CLIMATE COMMENTS
  
re: Phoenix Area - 5/27/2015
Hi Hannah, Would you share the area that you live? I'm thinking of moving to Phoenix/Scottsdale in a few months and am wondering what area would be good to rent an... (read more)
Phoenix Area
I love, love, love the Phoenix area! In five years, I cannot say ONE negative thing about it. Climate, people, beauty, amenities, activities, cost of living, ease of... (read more)
Dry Heat? OK sure.
Yes. Dry heat in the desert for the most part. Although that claim has a large flaw. The two months out of the which are also the hottest, its monsoon season. July and... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
living in reno and hope to move to kingman
written my review of painted desert. will it be... (read more)
re: glad that I moved out of Arizona - 6/29/2010
I've lived in Phoenix most of my life and looking to move. There are some nice things about it but it doesn't out way the bad. I'm a tech professional and got myself... (read more)
re: Prescott - 1/23/2016
I moved from California to Prescott four years ago. I love the place so much I almost hesitate to talk about it in public for fear that half of California will move... (read more)
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