When is the best time to go to Phoenix (Arizona)?

When is the best time to go to Phoenix (Arizona)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Phoenix (Arizona) are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Phoenix (Arizona) has dry periods in April, May and June
  • The coldest months are January and December

Annual weather in Phoenix (Arizona)

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Weather details in Phoenix (Arizona) month by month

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Phoenix (Arizona) for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

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Weather and climate in Phoenix (Arizona)

Phoenix (Arizona) enjoys a hot desert climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Phoenix (Arizona) is 88°F (ranging from 68°F in december to 106°F in july). Annual rainfall is 11.4in, with a minimum of 0.2in in may and a maximum of 2in in july.
  • Between january and march the climate is favorable. It is for example 79°F as maximum temperature in march and it rains in march about 0.9in.
  • Between april and may the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 113°F.
  • Between june and august the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 106°F°C.
  • In september the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 95°F in average.
  • In the month of october the climate is perfect. At lunchtime, it's 85°F in average and, in october, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • Between november and december the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 68°F°C.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Phoenix (Arizona)

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Phoenix (Arizona): the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Phoenix (Arizona)

Find out when Phoenix (Arizona) has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Phoenix (Arizona)

  • Very low season in Phoenix (Arizona)
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, June, July, August, September and December.
  • Low season in Phoenix (Arizona)
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: February, April, October and November.
  • High season in Phoenix (Arizona)
    The number of visitors to Phoenix (Arizona) is high in: May.
  • Peak season in Phoenix (Arizona)
    The largest number of tourists visiting Phoenix (Arizona) is during: March.

Figure: Visitor index for Phoenix (Arizona) month by month

Best time for low prices in Phoenix (Arizona)

Average prices of hotels in Phoenix (Arizona) month by month

Generally, August is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Phoenix (Arizona). So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, March is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Phoenix (Arizona)

A return flight between London and Phoenix (Arizona) is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 728 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 493 more for your airline ticket to Phoenix (Arizona) if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Phoenix (Arizona)

On average, it costs $ 118 per day to hire a car in Phoenix (Arizona). This price varies by $ 12 depending on the month. In june, hiring a car costs an average of $ 111 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in april is $ 123.

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