Phoenix, AZ is known for its hot and dry climate. The city experiences an average of more than 300 sunny days each year, making it one of the sunniest cities in the United States. Average summertime temperatures are around 100°F (38°C), while wintertime temperatures often dip to around 40°F (4°C). Phoenix also receives very little rainfall, with an average of only 8 inches (20 cm) per year. Due to the combination of high temperatures and low rainfall, Phoenix has a desert climate characterized by warm days and cool nights.
Phoenix, Arizona gets 9 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Phoenix averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 299 sunny days per year in Phoenix. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Phoenix gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 33 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 105 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 43
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Phoenix is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Arizona.
4.1 / 8.7
Summer / Winter
April, March and November are the most pleasant months in Phoenix, while July and August are the least comfortable months.