What Is The Average Monthly High Temperature In Phoenix?

Published: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 9:21am
Updated: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 10:39am
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Phoenix's official temperature is recorded at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Phoenix experienced unseasonably warm temperatures last month. In fact, February 2016 now ranks as one of the top three warmest ever recorded.

Valley temperatures this month also started off with record 89-degree heat. But how does this compare to historical monthly averages?

The National Weather Service has been keeping track of temperatures in the Phoenix area for more than 100 years. Use this chart to see how the average monthly maximum temperatures have fluctuated since 1916.

Associated Press contributed to this story.

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