Buckeye, Arizona 

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Climate in Buckeye, Arizona

Buckeye, Arizona gets 9 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 295 sunny days per year in Buckeye. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Buckeye gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 29 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 107 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 40
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Buckeye is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Arizona.

7.3 / 10
March, November and April are the most pleasant months in Buckeye, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Buckeye, ArizonaUnited States
  9.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  28.6 days106.2 days
  295 days205 days
  869 ft.2443 ft.


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 Buckeye with an average high temperature of 106.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Arizona. In Buckeye, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Buckeye are March, November and February.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Buckeye with an average of 38.9°. This is warmer than most places in Arizona.

In Buckeye, there are 170.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Arizona.

In Buckeye, there are 10.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Arizona.

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

August is the wettest month in Buckeye with 1.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 0.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 34% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 9.0 inches in Buckeye means that it is drier than most places in Arizona.

January is the rainiest month in Buckeye with 3.5 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.4 rainy days. There are 28.6 rainy days annually in Buckeye, which is less rainy than most places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Buckeye means that it is less snowy than most places in Arizona. December is the snowiest month in Buckeye with 0.0 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Buckeye    12 Reviews
    Horrible, Horrible people!!! - 2/5/2016
    My family and I moved to Buckeye from Yuma in early 2011. At first I loved it here. It's actually a nice clean city. But then more and more people started moving here.... Read More

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    Small town friends - 2/20/2011
    I have had a completely wonderful experience. I bought a home in Buckeye, and have yet been able to move in due to other issues, but my neighbors call me long distance... Read More

    Good wheather - 2/1/2011
    Summers are a little hot and takes some getting use to and the winters are not that... Read More

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