When is the best time to go to Tucson?

When is the best time to go to Tucson? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Tucson are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Tucson has dry periods in April, May and June
  • The coldest months are January and December
  • July is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Tucson

For full information about the climate and weather in Tucson a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 45°F/65°F
February 47°F/67°F
March 52°F/74°F
April 56°F/81°F
May 61°F/88°F
June 72°F/99°F
July 77°F/97°F
August 77°F/97°F
September 72°F/94°F
October 61°F/85°F
November 52°F/76°F
December 45°F/65°F

Weather and climate in Tucson

Tucson enjoys a steppe (or semi-arid) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Tucson is 83°F (ranging from 65°F in december to 99°F in june). Annual rainfall is 17.7in, with a minimum of 0.2in in may and a maximum of 4in in july.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 79°F.
  • In the month of may the climate is perfect. It is for example 88°F as maximum temperature in may and, in may, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of june and august the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 108°F and you can expect to have 3.1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From september to october the climate is perfect. At lunchtime, it's 81°F in average and you can expect to have 0.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 59°F in average and you can expect to have 1.5in of rainfall/month during this period.

Tucson : Skyline de Tucson, Arizona

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Tucson

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Tucson: 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 Tucson

Find out when Tucson 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 Tucson

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

Figure: Visitor index for Tucson month by month

Best time for low prices in Tucson

Average prices of hotels in Tucson month by month

Generally, July is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Tucson. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, February is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Tucson

On average, it costs $ 38 per day to hire a car in Tucson. This price varies by $ 4.8 depending on the month. In january, hiring a car costs an average of $ 35 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 40.

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