Friendly Phoenix, Arizona

By Michael, Maddi and Charlene

Deerfield SoundCloud 2

Phoenix, AZ MMC by Deerfield SoundCloud 2

Geography


Geography:

The elevation of Phoenix is 1,058 feet above sea level and situated on flat desert land. It is at the northern edge of the Sonoran Desert. Phoenix is a valley surrounded by many mountains such as, the Phoenix Mountain Preserve and lakes. It also has its own mountain range that runs right through the city. The sun shines approximately 325 days per year making Phoenix one of the sunniest cities in the country. Winter days are warm, ranging from the mid-50s to the 70s. Phoenix is very hot, so there is very little days that drop below freezing; approximately only one. Phoenix gets very little precipitation only about 8.3” a year. Phoenix has a three month monsoon season which is from July to mid-September. Phoenix's monsoons result from, humid air that comes in from the Gulf of California.


May 29th's weather

Today is Friday, May 29, 2013. The temperature is currently a comfortable 78 degrees fahrenheit. It’s going to be beautifully warm with clear skies, no clouds and very sunny weather. It doesn’t look like there is going to be precipitation. So there is no need for those umbrellas on this hot and sunny day. The humidity is going to be about 24%. The wind is blowing east today and traveling at a speed of 1 mph. The barometric pressure for today is 29.69”, Phoenix is currently in a high pressure area. Wear shorts and a T-shirt to avoid being hot and make sure to drink lots of cold drinks to stay hydrated. Get ready cause the weekend is going to be great!




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