The Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ metro area is located in the southeast corner of Arizona on the Mexican border, 80 miles from Tucson and 190 miles from Pho. Sierra Vista is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Cochise county.
The many benefits of living in the Sierra Vista metro include sunny, affordability and low traffic.
Some disadvantages of the Sierra Vista metro area include weak economy, weak home prices and hot summers.
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area is 8.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Arizona. October, April and May are the most pleasant months while July and January are the least comfortable months.
In the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85 degrees. The most pleasant months of the year for the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area are April, October and March. June is the hottest month for the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area with an average high temperature of 94.7 degrees, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Arizona. January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area with an average of 31.0 degrees. This is about average compared to other places in Arizona.
The annual rainfall of 14.1 inches in the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area means that it is wetter than most places in Arizona. The wettest season is Autumn with 48% of yearly precipitation and 9% falls in Summer, which is the driest season. August is the wettest month in the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area with 3.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 0.3 inches.
Humidity in the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area is generally quite low and comfortable. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant. The most humid months (but still comfortable) are August, July and September.
An annual snowfall of 1.7 inches in the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area means that it is snowier than most places in Arizona. January is the snowiest month in the Sierra Vista-Douglas metro area with 0.6 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.