Subscribe to azcentral today. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32Â°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere). The watch will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday and will be in place until 5 p.m. Friday, said weather service meteorologist Derek Hodges. For more stories that matter, subscribe to azcentral.com. NWS Phoenix2727 E Washington StNWS PAB 1TAPhoenix, AZ 85034(602) 275-0073Comments? Heavy rain was producing life-threatening flash flooding, according to the weather service. The average hourly wind speed in Phoenix is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 6.9 miles per hour throughout. March is in the spring in Phoenix and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. National Weather Service For reference, on April 29, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.5 miles per hour, while on August 15, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.7 miles per hour. Areas across Maricopa County received anywhere from 0.01 to 0.08 inches, respectively. Get the monthly weather forecast for Phoenix, AZ, including daily high/low, historical averages, to help you plan ahead. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall. All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . However, if it does rain/snow during the month, expect most of it to occur on higher risk days. Residents in Phoenix took to social media on Wednesday to report that the Safeway supermarket at Seventh Avenue and Osborn Road was leaking from several spots in the ceiling. Phoenix Raceway, March 2020 Aaron Studwell March 4, 2020 0 COMMENTS For something completely different, check out the Lapped Traffic podcast on Tuesday nights. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night. The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of March, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. Average weather in March 2020. Map showing location of Phoenix (33.44838, -112.07404). About 4:45 p.m., the National Weather Service in Flagstaff issued a flash flood warning for Yavapai County until 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. The watch would be in effect for central Phoenix, Yuma, Kingman and Prescott, according to Hodges. 17% 22. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. Please Contact Us. The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on March. Reach Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter @vlahovichryan. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight. Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database . For reference, on July 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Phoenix typically range from 84Â°F to 107Â°F, while on December 27, the coldest day of the year, they range from 45Â°F to 65Â°F. Additional climate information can be found on our climate page. Though the Valley had already seen light showers by Tuesday morning, heavier rain will be more likely Thursday and Friday, according to National Weather Service officials in Phoenix. Calendar overview of Months Weather Forecast. Daily high temperatures increase by 7Â°F, from 75Â°F to 82Â°F, rarely falling below 64Â°F or exceeding 91Â°F. We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. 33% 6. All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus. Not all risky days will have rain/snow. 31% 7. 5 days. including sunrise/sunset and moon phases. The topography within 2 miles of Phoenix is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 56 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,082 feet. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands. The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. Threats could include flooding of urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses, according to the tweet. All rights reserved. 9 days. 22% 19. Though flash floods are possible, there is not a flash flood watch in the Valley, Hopper said. 04% 16. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon. All NOAA. From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night. In this report, we use a base of 50Â°F and a cap of 86Â°F. 10% 23. 06% 8. Republic reporters James Carr and Chelsea Hofmann contributed to this article. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.