PHOENIX — Temperatures are back on the rise as we head toward Easter weekend.
Winds will stay light in the Valley until Saturday. At that point, another storm system will be passing to our north and winds will increase across Arizona.
Expect breezes back in the Valley on Saturday afternoon with gusts near 30 mph and windy conditions up north with gusts topping 40 mph.
As high pressure gradually builds in, temperatures will get warmer over the next several days.
Expect highs in the mid 80s on Thursday, near 90 degrees on Good Friday and in the low 90s Saturday and Sunday.
We'll start next week with Valley temperatures in the mid 90s, putting us around 10 degrees above normal for this time of year.
2022 Rainfall totals:
Sky Harbor Official Rainfall: 0.55" (-2.18" from average)
Valley Average (Phoenix Rainfall Index): 0.71"
2021 Rainfall totals:
Sky Harbor Official Rainfall: 5.58" (-1.01" from average)
Valley Average (Phoenix Rainfall Index): 7.16"
Daily rainfall reports from all across the Valley can be found here.
PHOENIX IS GETTING DRIER - LOWER RAINFALL AVERAGES NOW
Average Monsoon Rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 2.71" of rain
NEW Average Monsoon Rainfall in Phoenix (1991-2020): 2.43" of rain
Average Yearly Rainfall in Phoenix (1981-2010): 8:03" of rain
NEW Average Yearly Rainfall in Phoenix (1991-2020): 7.22" of rain
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