Climate in Phoenix (Arizona), United States of America

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Phoenix, United States of America.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Celsius

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Monthly precipitation

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

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Phoenix (Arizona)

TUE Jun 15
114°F | 93°F

Partly cloudy

WED Jun 16
114°F | 94°F

Partly cloudy

THU Jun 17
115°F | 95°F

Partly cloudy

The best time of year to visit Phoenix in 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 millimeters (7.8 inch) of rain. The months May and June are the driest. It hardly rains during these months.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of January, February, March and November you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The hottest season / summer is in April, May, June, July, August, September and October.
  • Phoenix has dry periods in April, May, June, September, October and November.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 41°C (106°F).
  • The coldest month is December with an average maximum temperature of 19°C (66°F).
  • July is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • June is the driest month.
  • June is the most sunny month.
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