Prescott, AZ: Weather

Prescott enjoys what is undoubtedly the fairest four-season climates experienced in the U.S. - a mile above the oppressive desert heat of summer, yet warm enough to melt a snowfall off within a day or two in winter. Low humidity year-round benefits respiratory patients, yet there is enough moisture to support many square miles of Ponderosa Pine in the nearby National Forest. Many retirees come here from all around the nation to seek a healthier climate that would provide relief from their medical conditions. Not to mention Arizona gets more sunny days then Florida.


Prescott, AZ, gets 19 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 25 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 63.

On average, there are 277 sunny days per year in Prescott, AZ. The July high is around 89 degrees. The January low is 21. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 49 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.