Prescott Valley, Arizona 

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Climate in Prescott Valley, Arizona

Prescott Valley, Arizona gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Prescott Valley averages 12 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 273 sunny days per year in Prescott Valley. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Prescott Valley gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 63 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Prescott Valley is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Arizona.

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September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Prescott Valley, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Prescott Valley, ArizonaUnited States
  16.6 in.38.1 in.
  12.2 in.27.8 in.
  63.1 days106.2 days
  273 days205 days
  89.8°85.8°
  28.0°21.7°
  87
  6.44.3
  5026 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 Prescott Valley with an average high temperature of 89.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Arizona. In Prescott Valley, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Prescott Valley are May, September and October.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Prescott Valley with an average of 27.6°. This is colder than most places in Arizona.


In Prescott Valley, there are 38.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Arizona.


In Prescott Valley, there are 93.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Arizona.


In Prescott Valley, 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 Prescott Valley with 2.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 16.6 inches in Prescott Valley means that it is wetter than most places in Arizona.


August is the rainiest month in Prescott Valley with 9.9 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 2.0 rainy days. There are 63.1 rainy days annually in Prescott Valley, which is rainier than most places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 33% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 12.2 inches in Prescott Valley means that it is snowier than most places in Arizona. February is the snowiest month in Prescott Valley with 3.5 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Prescott forever - 8/19/2019
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    Review from a native Californian - 4/19/2018
    I moved to Prescott Valley nearly four years ago. I am a native of S- CA and did a lot of research on “Where to Retire.” We made our move in 2014 and I was very happy... Read More

    Prescott Valley is an awsome place to live - 2/4/2018
    Did you know that Prescott Valley is getting younger. The median age is 41 years young. The housing market prices are affordable and the new housing market is booming.... Read More


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