Lake Havasu City, Arizona 

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Climate in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu City, AZ has a warm climate with hot summers and mild winters. The average temperatures reach as high as 101°F in the summer months of June to September and lows of 54°F in the winter months of December to February. The city receives an average of 4 inches of rain each year with most of it occurring during the monsoon season (July-September). The city also receives an average of 11 inches of snow each year, mostly during the months of December through February. The area enjoys over 300 days of sunshine annually making it a great place for outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, and golfing.

Lake Havasu City, Arizona gets 5 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lake Havasu City averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 290 sunny days per year in Lake Havasu City. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lake Havasu City gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 22 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 109 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 42
Rain: averages 5 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lake Havasu City is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Arizona.

3.8 / 8.6

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

Climate Averages
  Lake Havasu City, ArizonaUnited States
  4.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  22.0 days106.2 days
  290 days205 days
  738 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 Lake Havasu City with an average high temperature of 108.9°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Arizona. In Lake Havasu City, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lake Havasu City are March, November and April.

In Lake Havasu City, there are 169.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Arizona.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lake Havasu City with an average of 41.4°. This is warmer than most places in Arizona.

In Lake Havasu City, there are 1.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Arizona.

In Lake Havasu City, 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 is low in Lake Havasu City, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.

January is the wettest month in Lake Havasu City with 0.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 41% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 4.9 inches in Lake Havasu City means that it is one of the driest places in Arizona.

February is the rainiest month in Lake Havasu City with 3.3 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.3 rainy days. There are 22.0 rainy days annually in Lake Havasu City, which is one of the least rainy places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 40% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.

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

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    Reviews for Lake Havasu City    21 Reviews
    Jim Crow 2.0 - 11/4/2021
    First I want to begin this review by saying I am a young black woman who stopped here for 1 day on her way to California with my husband, who is white. Every... Read More

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    Change is coming - 6/17/2021
    Unfortunately, many on the far-right like to “claim” Lake Havasu City, but that’s going to change very soon as more Dems move in and help to build the economy and add... Read More

    Great Place to live! But maybe not for everyone! - 3/6/2021
    My wife and I purchased last year for a few reasons: we got tired of the people in California; city living and crime. Not trying to insult anyone just true. As we... Read More

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