Prescott Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Prescott, Arizona during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below by month and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Prescott, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1981 to 2010 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Prescott, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
53 23 January 12 -5
55 26 February 13 -4
63 31 March 17 -1
69 38 April 21 3
74 43 May 24 6
89 55 June 32 13
89 61 July 32 16
87 60 August 31 15
82 53 September 28 11
74 40 October 23 4
62 29 November 17 -1
52 24 December 11 -4
71 40 Year 22 5
30-year temperature averages for Prescott, 1981 to 2010
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
52 24 January 11 -5
55 26 February 13 -3
60 31 March 15 -1
67 37 April 19 3
76 45 May 25 7
86 53 June 30 12
89 60 July 32 16
86 59 August 30 15
81 51 September 27 11
72 40 October 22 4
61 30 November 16 -1
52 23 December 11 -5
70 40 Year 21 4

Days of Hot Weather in Prescott

During summer months, Prescott's temperature often rises above 90 °F. About half the days in July and one-quarter in June and August have highs in the 90s.

But the city only rarely feels 100-degree (37 °C) heat. A day with a high in the 100s happens just once ever two or three years on average. Days that hot are expected here only in July.

Days per month in Prescott of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 0 0 0
February 1 0 0
March 1 0 0
April 13 2 0
May 25 11 1
June 29 25 8
July 31 29 14
August 31 27 7
September 29 19 2
October 19 5 0
November 5 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 187 117 32

How Often Prescott Has Cold Temperatures

From late fall until early spring, Prescott can get quite chilly at night. The thermometer drops to 20 °F or lower on an average of 26 days a year.

Despite its cold nights, the days at Prescott almost always warm up to above freezing. Typically, only one day annually stays below 33 °F. A frosty day is most likely to happen in December, but can also occur in January or February.

Days per month on average in Prescott when the minimum temperature drops to 20, 32, or 40 °F or below
  20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
40 °F
4 °C
January 8 28 31
February 4 23 28
March 2 17 29
April 0 7 20
May 0 1 7
June 0 0 1
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 2
October 0 4 15
November 2 19 28
December 9 28 31
Year 26 128 190
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 1981-2010 U.S. Climate Normals. (Data Access. FTP.)

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