Independence Day Weather

I was wondering today, as I often do, about how often Tucson gets rain on the 4th of July. Us Southern Arizonan's often joke that the 'real' monsoon doesn't really begin until this date. So as I often do, I checked through the record books to see if this sentiment is correct. So there you … Continue reading Independence Day Weather

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From the Heat to the Rain

It's now in the record books: for the first time ever, all 30 days in June were greater than 100 degrees in Tucson.  So if you thought it was unusually hot, you were correct. Chapter II: The monsoon  Thanks to the position of high pressure, which also brought us the heat, moisture has already begun … Continue reading From the Heat to the Rain