Chandler, Arizona 

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Climate in Chandler, Arizona

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

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

On average, there are 297 sunny days per year in Chandler. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Chandler gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 35 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 41
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


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

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Summer   /   Winter
March, November and April are the most pleasant months in Chandler, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Chandler, ArizonaUnited States
  9.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  34.6 days106.2 days
  297 days205 days
  1214 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 Chandler with an average high temperature of 105.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Arizona. In Chandler, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Chandler are March, November and February.

In Chandler, there are 168.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Arizona.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Chandler with an average of 39.4°. This is warmer than most places in Arizona.

In Chandler, there are 11.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Arizona.

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

Humidity in Chandler 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.

August is the wettest month in Chandler with 1.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 36% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 9.0 inches in Chandler means that it is drier than most places in Arizona.

August is the rainiest month in Chandler with 4.5 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.5 rainy days. There are 34.6 rainy days annually in Chandler, 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 18% chance of a rainy day.

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

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    Reviews for Chandler    63 Reviews
    Went from great to just ok and declining. - 3/6/2022
    I lived here 20 years ago, left to work in a different AZ city and returned four years ago. Unfortunately, the city is on a decline and COVID sped it up. The city is... Read More

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    hot - 7/21/2021
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    Beige, overheated, overpopulated. Mostly indoors. - 4/1/2021
    Honestly I've lived in az cities my entire life, I'm getting very tired of it. Chandler, Tempe, Scottsdale, they are all the same! Everything is beige, there's major... Read More

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