Average Weather in New Kingman-Butler Arizona, United States
In New Kingman-Butler, the summers are hot and mostly clear, the winters are cold and partly cloudy, and it is dry year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 32°F to 97°F and is rarely below 23°F or above 103°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit New Kingman-Butler for hot-weather activities is from mid June to late August.
The hot season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 31 to September 17, with an average daily high temperature above 88°F. The hottest day of the year is July 9, with an average high of 97°F and low of 71°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.2 months, from November 20 to February 26, with an average daily high temperature below 62°F. The coldest day of the year is December 25, with an average low of 32°F and high of 53°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature
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In New Kingman-Butler, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in New Kingman-Butler begins around April 20 and lasts for 6.4 months, ending around November 3. On September 17, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 87% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 13% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around November 3 and lasts for 5.6 months, ending around April 20. On February 19, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 40% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 60% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in New Kingman-Butler varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 8.2 months, from July 9 to March 15, with a greater than 9% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 17% on August 8.
The drier season lasts 3.8 months, from March 15 to July 9. The smallest chance of a wet day is 2% on June 13.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 17% on August 8.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. New Kingman-Butler experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 8.5 months, from July 9 to March 23, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around February 19, with an average total accumulation of 1.0 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from March 23 to July 9. The least rain falls around June 1, with an average total accumulation of 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in New Kingman-Butler varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2020, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 47 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 14 hours, 32 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:20 AM on June 12, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 24 minutes later at 7:45 AM on January 7. The earliest sunset is at 5:23 PM on December 5, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 31 minutes later at 7:54 PM on June 28.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in New Kingman-Butler during 2020.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight
The perceived humidity level in New Kingman-Butler, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 1% of 1% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in New Kingman-Butler experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 5.1 months, from February 8 to July 12, with average wind speeds of more than 8.2 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is June 9, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.1 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 6.9 months, from July 12 to February 8. The calmest day of the year is August 23, with an average hourly wind speed of 7.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in New Kingman-Butler varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the south for 8.9 months, from February 14 to November 11, with a peak percentage of 70% on July 19. The wind is most often from the north for 3.1 months, from November 11 to February 14, with a peak percentage of 37% on January 1.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in New Kingman-Butler throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit New Kingman-Butler for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid May to early July and from mid August to early October, with a peak score in the third week of September.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit New Kingman-Butler for hot-weather activities is from mid June to late August, with a peak score in the third week of July.
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
The growing season in New Kingman-Butler typically lasts for 7.7 months (235 days), from around March 25 to around November 16, rarely starting before February 18 or after April 20, and rarely ending before October 28 or after December 5.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in New Kingman-Butler should appear around February 18, only rarely appearing before February 3 or after March 7.
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.9 months, from April 24 to July 19, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.6 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 12, with an average of 8.7 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from November 3 to February 11, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.1 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 21, with an average of 3.0 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of New Kingman-Butler are 35.265 deg latitude, -114.032 deg longitude, and 3,458 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of New Kingman-Butler contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,093 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,498 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,520 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,887 feet).
The area within 2 miles of New Kingman-Butler is covered by shrubs (98%), within 10 miles by shrubs (95%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (94%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in New Kingman-Butler, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in New Kingman-Butler.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and New Kingman-Butler according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at New Kingman-Butler is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between New Kingman-Butler and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .