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Average Weather in Page Arizona, United States

In Page, the summers are hot and mostly clear, the winters are chilly and partly cloudy, and it is dry year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 30°F to 97°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 103°F.

The hot season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 28 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 86°F. The hottest day of the year is July 9, with an average high of 97°F and low of 73°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.1 months, from November 19 to February 21, with an average daily high temperature below 55°F. The coldest day of the year is January 7, with an average low of 30°F and high of 44°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

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

Average Hourly Temperature in Page12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecfreezingchillycoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < chilly < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Clouds

In Page, 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 Page begins around August 11 and lasts for 2.7 months, ending around November 2. On September 19, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 84% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 16% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around November 2 and lasts for 9.3 months, ending around August 11. On March 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 41% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 59% of the time.

Cloud Cover

Cloud Cover in Pageclearercloudiercloudier0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecMar 341%Mar 341%Sep 1916%Sep 1916%Aug 1128%Aug 1128%Nov 228%Nov 228%overcastmostly cloudypartly cloudymostly clearclear
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Page varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 7.8 months, from July 13 to March 7, with a greater than 10% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 17% on August 12.

The drier season lasts 4.2 months, from March 7 to July 13. The smallest chance of a wet day is 2% on June 19.

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 12.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Pagewetwetdry0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAug 1217%Aug 1217%Jun 192%Jun 192%Jan 18%Jan 18%Mar 710%Mar 710%rainsnow
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

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. Page experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from July 16 to November 4, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around September 10, with an average total accumulation of 0.8 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 8.4 months, from November 4 to July 16. The least rain falls around June 18, with an average total accumulation of 0.2 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Page varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 38 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 42 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:05 AM on June 13, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 33 minutes later at 7:39 AM on January 5. The earliest sunset is at 5:09 PM on December 6, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 40 minutes later at 7:49 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Page during 2017.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Page2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecJun 135:05 AMJun 135:05 AM7:49 PMJun 287:49 PMJun 28Dec 65:09 PMDec 65:09 PM7:39 AMJan 57:39 AMJan 5daynightnightnightnight
The solar day over the course of the year 2017. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Page, 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, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in Page0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecFeb 50%Feb 50%Aug 80%Aug 80%drydry
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Page experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.5 months, from February 28 to July 12, with average wind speeds of more than 4.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is April 11, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.8 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.6 months, from July 12 to February 28. The calmest day of the year is January 11, with an average hourly wind speed of 3.2 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Page varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the west for 11 months, from January 12 to December 18, with a peak percentage of 58% on July 14. The wind is most often from the north for 3.6 weeks, from December 18 to January 12, with a peak percentage of 27% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in PageNWN0%20%40%60%80%100%JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecwestsoutheastnorth
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

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 2.7 months, from April 30 to July 22, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.5 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 14, with an average of 8.7 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from November 2 to February 12, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.0 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 24, with an average of 2.8 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Page are 36.915 deg latitude, -111.456 deg longitude, and 4,101 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Page contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,339 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,137 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,815 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (7,572 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Page is covered by shrubs (66%), bare soil (18%), and grassland (16%), within 10 miles by shrubs (63%) and grassland (19%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (84%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Page, 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 Page.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Page 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 Page is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Page and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Page Municipal Airport (99%, 1.4 kilometers, northeast) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (0.9%, 125 kilometers, southwest).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.