Southern Arizona | Investigating 4 You

Tucson just recorded its coolest fall in over a decade

TUCSON – Autumn 2018 actually felt the part for the Sonoran Desert.

Officially, the Old Pueblo recorded the 29th warmest fall with an average temperature of 71.4°. However, this marks the coolest fall in Tucson since 2006. In addition, Tucson’s average monthly temperature for October and November was cooler than normal.

Courtesy: NWS Tucson

The last time Tucson recorded consecutive months with below normal temperatures was November 2015 to January 2016.

Tucson registered 4.08″ rain this fall, thanks to the 5th wettest October on record. Officially, fall 2018 will go into the record books as the 26th wettest.

Click here to see the complete climate recap, compiled by the National Weather Service office in Tucson.

Jeff Beamish

Jeff Beamish

Jeff Beamish is an award-winning meteorologist at KVOA. You can watch his weekday weather forecasts on Tucson Today & News 4 Tucson at Noon. He has also contributed his weather expertise to The Weather Channel, Washington Post, New York Times, AM 1030 KVOI and the Arizona Daily Star.
Scroll to top
Skip to content