Prescott Metro Area, Arizona 

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Climate in Prescott Metro Area, Arizona

Prescott Metro Area, Arizona gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Prescott Metro Area averages 6 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 293 sunny days per year in Prescott Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Prescott Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 55 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Prescott metro area is 7.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Arizona.

7.8 / 10
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the Prescott metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Prescott, ArizonaUnited States
  15.7 in.38.1 in.
  6.3 in.27.8 in.
  54.8 days106.2 days
  293 days205 days
  94.0°85.8°
  27.8°21.7°
  7.87
  6.44.3
  4474 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 the Prescott metro area with an average high temperature of 94.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Arizona. In the Prescott metro area, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Prescott metro area are October, May and April.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Prescott metro area with an average of 27.1°. This is colder than most places in Arizona.


In the Prescott metro area, there are 74.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Arizona.


In the Prescott metro area, there are 96.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Arizona.


In the Prescott metro area, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Arizona.


August is the wettest month in the Prescott metro area with 2.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 17% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.7 inches in the Prescott metro area means that it is wetter than most places in Arizona.


August is the rainiest month in the Prescott metro area with 8.5 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 1.5 rainy days. There are 54.8 rainy days annually in the Prescott metro area, which is rainier than most places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 6.3 inches in the Prescott metro area means that it is snowier than most places in Arizona. February is the snowiest month in the Prescott metro area with 1.9 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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