MOST ACCURATE FORECAST: Warm, dry, and breezy

Posted at 6:01 AM, Oct 23, 2021

PHOENIX — Get ready for clouds mixed with sunshine for the rest of the weekend as temperatures remain warm and in the upper 80s.

Weak disturbance passing by will continue to keep winds breezy in the afternoon.

As we head into next week, all eyes are on a big storm system that will be bringing possible heavy rains to California.

It's expected to move into Arizona on Monday night, bringing more wind, cooler air and a chance for rain and snow to our state.

The best chances will be north of I-40, but there's a slight chance now in our Valley forecast for a few spotty showers Monday night into Tuesday morning as the cold front associated with this storm moves through.

That cold front will drop temperatures by around 10 degrees on Tuesday as our forecast starts to dry out again.

As high pressure rebuilds, we're tracking sunny skies and highs back in the 80s for the middle to end of next week.


2021 Rainfall totals:

Sky Harbor Official Rainfall: 5.58" (-0.19" from average)

Valley Average (Phoenix Rainfall Index): 7.16"

Daily rainfall reports from all across the Valley can be found here.


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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