This Winter Was 2nd Coldest Ever Recorded In Phoenix

By Claire Caulfield
Published: Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 9:34am
Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:18am

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Snow on a saguaro
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Snow on a saguaro near Carefree, Arizona, on Feb. 21, 2019.

This winter was the second coldest ever recorded in Phoenix.

According to the National Weather Service, the average temperature from mid-December to March was 56 degrees. Beat only by the winter of 1997-98, when the average was 55 degrees.

This winter also saw record-breaking snowfall in Flagstaff and even northern parts of the Valley and Tucson.

Snow In February 2019

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