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Weather in Arizona

The most pleasant months of the year for Arizona are April, October and March. In Arizona, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Arizona with an average high temperature of 99.0°, which ranks it as one of the hottest states. February is the snowiest month in Arizona with 1.4 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Arizona, AZ

6 AM PST

Haze

69°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayHaze92° / 56°SW 5 mph
ThursdaySunny89° / 56°N 5 to 10 mph
FridayMostly Sunny86° / 55°SSE 0 to 5 mph
SaturdayPartly Sunny83° / 54°SSE 0 to 10 mph
SundayChance Rain Showers77° / 50°SSW 5 to 10 mph
MondayChance Rain Showers67° / 41°SSW 5 to 10 mph
TuesdaySlight Chance Rain Showers63° / 39°NE 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 99 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Arizona area is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Arizona.

7.5 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January61° 34°
February64° 37°
March71° 41°
April79° 47°
May88° 56°
June97° 64°
July99° 71°
August97° 70°
September92° 63°
October82° 52°
November69° 41°
December60° 34°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Arizona
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January01241
February0941
March1740
April5320
May15120
June23010
July26060
August23070
September19040
October8230
November0730
December01241

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.


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Reviews for Arizona    140 Reviews
Arizona: a mixed bag - 3/7/2020
I have been in Arizona for decades. I would say that it is wonderful in some ways and abysmal in others. In the lower elevations of AZ, there are no blizzards. We also... Read More

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Arizona Princapality that rules the Air - 11/22/2019
I have lived here since 2002 to 2019. I do warn all that no matter what you pay to have done whether it be home house work remodeling to car work done. Its never done... Read More

too hot - 5/3/2019
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