Sierra Vista, Arizona 

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Climate in Sierra Vista, Arizona

Sierra Vista, Arizona gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Sierra Vista averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 284 sunny days per year in Sierra Vista. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Sierra Vista gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 53 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Sierra Vista is 8.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Arizona.

8.4 / 10
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Sierra Vista, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Sierra Vista, ArizonaUnited States
  15.2 in.38.1 in.
  1.2 in.27.8 in.
  53.2 days106.2 days
  284 days205 days
  91.5°85.8°
  34.2°21.7°
  8.47
  6.44.3
  4632 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.


June is the hottest month for Sierra Vista with an average high temperature of 93.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Arizona. In Sierra Vista, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Sierra Vista are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Sierra Vista with an average of 34.2°. This is about average compared to other places in Arizona.


In Sierra Vista, there are 72.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Arizona.


In Sierra Vista, there are 35.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Arizona.


In Sierra Vista, 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 Sierra Vista with 3.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 50% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.2 inches in Sierra Vista means that it is wetter than most places in Arizona.


August is the rainiest month in Sierra Vista with 11.6 days of rain, and May is the driest month with only 1.5 rainy days. There are 53.2 rainy days annually in Sierra Vista, which is rainier than most places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 47% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 11% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.2 inches in Sierra Vista means that it is about average compared to other places in Arizona. January is the snowiest month in Sierra Vista with 0.5 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Sierra Vista    26 Reviews
    Great Place for old people not for young people - 4/17/2021
    I've lived here 6 years and have found that the main attraction to Surry Vista is old people who are skeptical of anything on the outside of this sorry town. Like most... Read More

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    Sierra Vista is great!! - 7/31/2019
    I’ve lived here for 4 years now. It is easy to get around. Sierra Vista does not get the brunt of the sun due to the mountains by that are close. There is a need for... Read More

    The great and not so great life in Sierra Vista... - 5/12/2019
    I've only been here a very short period of time. Here's what I like: It's small and easy to get around. There's choices for a small community with a population of +/-... Read More


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