Mazatzal Mountains Early Morning
Mazatzal Mountains Early Morning

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Dark Clouds roll in over Young, AZ
Dark Clouds roll in over Young, AZ

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Fall in the Pinal Mountains
Fall in the Pinal Mountains

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Mazatzal Mountains Early Morning
Mazatzal Mountains Early Morning

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WEATHER IN GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA

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Snow fun in Christopher Creek
Snow fun in Christopher Creek

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Snow fun in Christopher Creek

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The Weather in Gila County is about as diverse as everything else.  The elevation rises from 2,000 feet to over 8,000 feet above sea level.  That rise in elevation includes everything from deserts to the south around Globe, Miami and the San Carlos Apache Reservation to very rugged mountainous terrain on top of the Mogollon Rim close to Payson, Pine, Strawberry, Christopher Creek and Young.

 

As a whole, the summers are mildly hot, dry and mostly clear and the winters are cold and partly cloudy with a trace to a few inches of snowfall a year.

 

Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Gila County for warm-weather activities are from mid-May to early July and from late August to early December.

IMPORTANT WEATHER INFORMATION

Climate in Gila County, AZ

 

Gila County, Arizona gets 14 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

 

Gila County averages anywhere from 8 inches of snow per year in the high country to just under a 1" in the southern part of the county. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

 

On average, there are 283 sunny days per year in Gila County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

 

Summer High: the July high is around 102 degrees on average


Winter Low: the January low is 37

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CLIMATE BY CITY

Hiking

Trails

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With hundreds of miles of Trails and surrounded by rugged wild wilderness, Gila County is a hiking mecca. 

Camping in Gila County 

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Looking for some family time?  Gila County has some amazing camping spots for your enjoyment.

Special Events &
Family Gatherings

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Gila County is known for its world class special events.  Check out the fun you can have.  Explore the Wild!

FIND THINGS TO DO IN GILA COUNTY, AZ

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Christopher Creek, Arizona

Christopher Creek, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and very cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 30's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 90.40 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 21.40 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Gisela, Arizona

Gisela, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 92.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 25.20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Globe, Arizona

Globe, AZ climate is hot during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 80's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 96.10 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 30.80 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Hayden/Winkelman, Arizona

Hayden/Winkelman climate is hot during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 80's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 99.99 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 33.50 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Kohls Ranch, Arizona

Kohls Ranch, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and very cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 30's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 90.40 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 21.40 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Jakes Corner, Arizona

Jakes Corner, AZ climate is hot during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 80's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 99.99 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 30.00 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Miami, Arizona

Miami, AZ climate is hot during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 80's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 96.40 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 33.60 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Payson, Arizona

Payson, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 92.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 25.20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Pine, Arizona

Pine, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 92.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 25.20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Roosevelt, Arizona

Roosevelt, AZ climate is hot during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 80's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

 

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 99.99 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 30.00 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Rye, Arizona

Rye, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 92.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 25.20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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San Carlos, Arizona

San Carlos, AZ climate is hot during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 80's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 99.99 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 33.50 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Star Valley, Arizona

Star Valley, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.
 

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 92.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 25.20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Strawberry, Arizona

Strawberry, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 92.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 25.20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Tonto Apache Tribal Lands,

Arizona

Tonto Apache Tribal Land climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 92.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 25.20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Tonto Basin, Arizona

Tonto Basin, AZ climate is hot during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 80's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 99.99 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 30.00 degrees Fahrenheit.

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White Mountain Apache Tribal Lands, Arizona

White Mountain Apache Tribal Land climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and very cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 30's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 86.90 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 22.90 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Young, Arizona

Young, AZ climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and very cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 30's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 90.40 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 21.40 degrees Fahrenheit.