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Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Temperature

  • Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is at 3325'N, 1120'W, 337 m (1106 ft). See map.
  • Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Phoenix, Arizona is situated in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 22.6 degrees Celsius (72.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.2 °C (40°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Phoenix, Arizona Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 194.6 mm (7.7 inches) which is equivalent to 194.6 Litres/m (4.77 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 4041 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Phoenix, Arizona you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands where you would find a Marine west coast climate.

Phoenix, Arizona Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 22 (71) 24 (76) 29 (85) 34 (94) 40 (103) 41 (106) 40 (104) 37 (98) 31 (88) 24 (75) 19 (66) 30 (86)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 14 (58) 17 (62) 21 (70) 26 (79) 31 (88) 34 (94) 33 (92) 30 (86) 24 (74) 17 (62) 12 (54) 23 (73)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 7 (45) 9 (49) 13 (55) 18 (64) 23 (73) 27 (81) 26 (79) 23 (73) 16 (61) 9 (49) 5 (42) 15 (59)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 17 (1) 17 (1) 22 (1) 6 (0) 3 (0) 3 (0) 21 (1) 24 (1) 22 (1) 17 (1) 17 (1) 25 (1) 195 (8)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 4 (13) 4 (14) 3 (10) 2 (7) 1 (3) 1 (3) 4 (13) 5 (16) 3 (10) 2 (6) 2 (7) 3 (10) 34 (9)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 27' 9h 35' 10h 40' 12h 00' 13h 09' 13h 42' 12h 34' 12h 13' 11h 48' 10h 25' 9h 24' 8h 42' 11h 03'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 11' 10h 55' 11h 55' 12h 58' 13h 52' 14h 19' 14h 07' 13h 21' 12h 20' 11h 16' 10h 23' 9h 57' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 84 (16) 89 (11) 91 (9) 93 (7) 96 (4) 97 (3) 90 (10) 93 (7) 97 (3) 94 (6) 92 (8) 89 (11) 92 (8)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 36.7 46.1 57 68.6 76.8 80 76.9 68.5 57 45.6 36.5 33.2 56.9

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