Arizona Weather

Arizona Tourist Information and Travel Guide

Due to its inland and southern location, the state of Arizona generally enjoys a hot, dry climate that attracts many retirees and tourists.

There is a great deal of climatic variation across the state as a result of elevation.  Northern Arizona, for example, can be quite cool during the winter months and receives snow at the higher elevations.  Winters in southern Arizona are warm during the day but cool in the evening.

Orange Tree in Arizona
Weather in Phoenix Arizona

The average January daily low in Sedona Arizona (central Arizona) is around zero degrees Celsius (31 Fahrenheit).   It is even cooler in Flagstaff.

Average daily temperatures in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 43 65 0.8
April 58 83 0.3
July 81 104 1.0
Oct 63 86 0.8

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