Why, Arizona 

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Climate in Why, Arizona

Why, Arizona gets 8 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 285 sunny days per year in Why. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Why gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 30 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 104 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 44
Rain: averages 8 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Why is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Arizona.

7.4 / 10
November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Why, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Why, ArizonaUnited States
  8.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  30.2 days106.2 days
  285 days205 days
  103.5°85.8°
  43.8°21.7°
  7.47
  6.54.3
  1791 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 Why with an average high temperature of 103.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Arizona. In Why, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Why are March, November and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Why with an average of 43.8°. This is one of the warmest places in Arizona.


In Why, there are 164.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Arizona.


In Why, there are 2.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Arizona.


In Why, 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 Why with 1.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 37% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 8.1 inches in Why means that it is drier than most places in Arizona.


August is the rainiest month in Why with 6.1 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.5 rainy days. There are 30.2 rainy days annually in Why, which is less rainy than most places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Why means that it is less snowy than most places in Arizona. January is the snowiest month in Why with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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