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Phoenix (AZ) Climate by Month

The graphs below provide an overview of the climate in Phoenix (Arizona), the United States of America. They present long-term patterns and averages of weather conditions over a 30-year period.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Phoenix (AZ)

Sat   Jul 20
44°C | 33°C
W 14 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Sun   Jul 21
44°C | 33°C
W 25 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Mon   Jul 22
46°C | 31°C
N 22 km/h
partly cloudy and no rain

partly cloudy and no rain

The best time of year to visit Phoenix in the United States of America

Because Phoenix is located in the Sonoran Desert it experiences a warm desert climate. This means extremely hot summers and warm winters. With a total number of 3900 hours of sunshine it is super sunny and one of most sunny cities in the world.

Besides being very warm and sunny, Phoenix is also a dry city. On an annual basis there is an average of around 200 mm of rain. The months May and June are the driest and the best time to visit. It hardly rains during these months.

During the months of February and November you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Phoenix?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 41°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Phoenix?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 19°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Phoenix?
    August tops the wettest month list with 32 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Phoenix?
    June is the driest month with 1 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Phoenix?
    June is the sunniest month with an average of 407 hours of sunshine.

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