High temperature warnings in effect from Sunday

PHOENIX – Temperatures will drop slightly on Sunday, but will still be well above average for this time of year.

Sunday is also likely to set a new record for the highest low temperature, with the temperature in Phoenix dropping to 90 degrees overnight. The previous record was 87 degrees set in 1983.

We could set a record high for the day today as well, potentially reaching 111 degrees this afternoon. The current record is 111 degrees set in 1990.

that Excessive heat warning Effective until 8 p.m. Sunday in the Valley region, South Central, and Southwest Arizona.

So, Sunday is ABC15 Weather Business Day As a reminder to take action to keep you, your family and your pets safe during potentially dangerous temperatures.

Heat is the number one weather-related killer. So, stay hydrated and stay inside as much as possible during the heat of the day. Remember to bring your pets inside too.

Saturday marked the 54th day of the year at 110 degrees or hotter, breaking the record 53 days set in 2020. We also set a new daytime record on Saturday at 114 degrees. The previous record was 111 in 2021.

Fortunately, we don’t have any days in the forecast where temperatures exceed 115 degrees. We’ve already had 22 days this year with temperatures of 115 degrees or higher, the most ever recorded. Previously, the record was 14 days set in 2020.

Our temperatures will drop to near or slightly above seasonal temperatures for at least the next week starting Monday.

We’ll see daily storm chances along the rim and at higher elevations for next week as well.

Right now, storm chances in the valley are slim but we can’t rule out some scattered storms on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Stay tuned for updates as we get closer.


Total rainfall for 2023:

Official rainfall in Sky Harbor: 3.01 inches (-1.96 inches from average)

Valley Average (Phoenix Precipitation Index): 3.93″


Daily rainfall reports can be viewed from across the valley here.

Phoenix is ​​getting drier – average rainfall is now down

Average seasonal rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 2.71 inches of rain

New average monsoon rainfall for Phoenix (1991-2020): 2.43 inches of rain

Average annual rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 8:03 inches of rain

New average annual rainfall in Phoenix (1991-2020): 7.22 inches of rain

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