Yuma Metro Area, Arizona 

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Climate in Yuma Metro Area, Arizona

Yuma Metro Area, Arizona gets 4 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Yuma Metro Area averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 295 sunny days per year in Yuma Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Yuma Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 17 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 107 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 44
Rain: averages 4 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Yuma metro area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Arizona.

7.3 / 10
March, November and April are the most pleasant months in the Yuma metro area, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Yuma, ArizonaUnited States
  3.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  17.2 days106.2 days
  295 days205 days
  107.1°85.8°
  43.8°21.7°
  7.37
  6.44.3
  868 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 Yuma metro area with an average high temperature of 107.1°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Arizona. In the Yuma 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 Yuma metro area are November, March and February.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Yuma metro area with an average of 42.8°. This is one of the warmest places in Arizona.


In the Yuma metro area, there are 175.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Arizona.


In the Yuma metro area, there are 4.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Arizona.


In the Yuma metro area, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Arizona.


December is the wettest month in the Yuma metro area with 0.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 40% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 3.9 inches in the Yuma metro area means that it is one of the driest places in Arizona.


January is the rainiest month in the Yuma metro area with 2.5 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.2 rainy days. There are 17.2 rainy days annually in the Yuma metro area, which is one of the least rainy places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 40% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in the Yuma metro area, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Arizona. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the Yuma metro area.





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