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MOST ACCURATE FORECAST: More monsoon storms possible through the weekend

Posted at 10:41 AM, Aug 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-05 00:28:45-04

PHOENIX — Phoenix picked up 0.58 inches of rain early Thursday morning, marking the wettest day of the monsoon so far.

Things are looking much quieter overnight, but there is still a slight chance (at 10 percent) of a few isolated storms in the forecast.

More monsoon moisture will flow in over the weekend increasing our chances for showers and thunderstorms across the state.

Right now, we are tracking a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms in the Valley by Sunday and Monday.

Watch out for heavy downpours, lightning and hail with any of the storms that move in. Flooding is also possible, especially near wildfire burn scars.

Valley temperatures will be near average for this time of the year. Look for highs between 103 to 108 degrees and early morning lows in the low to mid 80s.

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2022 Rainfall totals:

Sky Harbor Official Rainfall: 1.66" (-2.31" from average)

Valley Average (Phoenix Rainfall Index): 2.36"
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Daily rainfall reports from all across the Valley can be found here.
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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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