Apache Junction, Arizona 

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Climate in Apache Junction, Arizona

Apache Junction, Arizona gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Apache Junction averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 294 sunny days per year in Apache Junction. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Apache Junction gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 41 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 105 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 42
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Apache Junction is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Arizona.

7.4 / 10
April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Apache Junction, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Apache Junction, ArizonaUnited States
  12.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  40.9 days106.2 days
  294 days205 days
  104.7°85.8°
  41.6°21.7°
  7.47
  6.24.3
  1722 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Apache Junction with an average high temperature of 104.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Arizona. In Apache Junction, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Apache Junction are March, November and April.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Apache Junction with an average of 40.5°. This is warmer than most places in Arizona.


In Apache Junction, there are 162.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Arizona.


In Apache Junction, there are 8.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Arizona.


In Apache Junction, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Arizona.


March is the wettest month in Apache Junction with 1.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 36% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 12.9 inches in Apache Junction means that it is about average compared to other places in Arizona.


August is the rainiest month in Apache Junction with 5.6 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.6 rainy days. There are 40.9 rainy days annually in Apache Junction, which is about average compared to other places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Apache Junction, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Arizona. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Apache Junction.





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