WEATHER IN GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA
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