Zip 85262 (Scottsdale, AZ) 

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Climate in Zip 85262 (Scottsdale, AZ)

Scottsdale (zip 85262), Arizona gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Scottsdale (zip 85262) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 296 sunny days per year in Scottsdale (zip 85262). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Scottsdale (zip 85262) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 42 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 101 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 85262 zip code is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Arizona.

7.6 / 10
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in the 85262 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Scottsdale, ArizonaUnited States
  13.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.2 in.27.8 in.
  41.6 days106.2 days
  296 days205 days
  101.2°85.8°
  40.6°21.7°
  7.67
  6.44.3
  2432 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 85262 zip code with an average high temperature of 101.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Arizona. In the 85262 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 85262 zip code are April, October and November.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 85262 zip code with an average of 40.1°. This is warmer than most places in Arizona.


In the 85262 zip code, there are 136.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Arizona.


In the 85262 zip code, there are 13.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Arizona.


In the 85262 zip code, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Arizona.


January is the wettest month in the 85262 zip code with 1.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 38% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.2 inches in the 85262 zip code means that it is wetter than most places in Arizona.


August is the rainiest month in the 85262 zip code with 5.5 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.7 rainy days. There are 41.6 rainy days annually in the 85262 zip code, which is about average compared to other places in Arizona. The rainiest season is Spring 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 0.2 inches in the 85262 zip code means that it is less snowy than most places in Arizona. February is the snowiest month in the 85262 zip code with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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