Snow forecasts can only be as reliable as the mountain weather that produced them, which can quickly change.
Flagstaff offers four distinct seasons that make it a wonderful city to live and visit. Due to its elevation, Flagstaff enjoys significantly cooler climate than Phoenix; approximately 700 lane miles, 8 miles of alleys, and 27,000 driveways are maintained by city equipment.
Flagstaff is situated in the mountains of northern Arizona and typically experience temperatures 20-30 degrees cooler than Phoenix. As one of the closest cities to the Grand Canyon and with four distinct seasons, it is an appealing getaway from desert heat. Flagstaff boasts a charming downtown area home to restaurants, breweries and music venues as well as its signature winter snowfall that falls annually at Arizona Snowbowl located nearby offering skiing and snowboarding activities for visitors looking for respite from intense desert heat.
Atmospheric conditions will increase today with temperatures reaching near 71, and winds from the southwest at 10-18mph with gusts up to 29mph.
30 percent chance of showers after 11pm; cloudy with lows around 45; southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable by evening; gusts as high as 17mph expected.
Flagstaff weather forecast provides current conditions, chances of precipitation, wind speed and direction predictions, sunrise/sunset times/moon phases information as well as any national weather service alerts and folklore. The page is updated hourly so you can always stay up-to-date on what the current climate in Flagstaff looks like; additionally you can also see average temperature predictions as well as wind and snow predictions for up to three days out.
Flagstaff offers a pleasant climate and many outdoor activities, from cooling mountain air in summertime to downhill and cross-country skiing opportunities in winter.
Flagstaff’s lush forests provide home to an abundance of wildlife. You might see majestic elk or get up close and personal with some of nature’s smaller creatures; Flagstaff has something for everyone. Additionally, Flagstaff boasts a vibrant craft beer scene featuring many different breweries – visitors can explore it by participating in brewery tours or trying new beers at local bars.
As the city has expanded, residents have increasingly moved away from heavy industry positions and toward managerial and professional ones; today approximately five times as many work in these fields than those engaged in extraction, construction and forestry activities.
Mountainous landscape of Flagstaff makes for an ideal training ground for athletes from a wide range of sports disciplines – downhill skiing and cross-country skiing, running, hiking, biking and mountain climbing are just a few examples – as well as college teams at Northern Arizona University. Additionally, its high elevation and sunny weather offer great opportunities to soak up some sun while taking in all that nature has to offer in this stunning region.
Flagstaff, Arizona lies in the foothills of Arizona’s highest mountains and is surrounded by dense forests – now known as Coconino National Forest – providing an outstanding selection of year-round recreational opportunities. Visitors to Flagstaff can ski at Flagstaff Nordic Center; offering over 40 kilometers of groomed trails.
Flagstaff offers an idyllic escape from Phoenix’s scorching desert heat with its cooler temperatures; on an average day, Flagstaff typically sees temperatures 20-30 degrees lower.
Arizona residents love taking advantage of its diverse climate. Many take pleasure in breathing the crisp mountain air while exercising outdoors – from biking and hiking, to snow sports or lake activities.
Flagstaff residents take great pride in caring for the environment. Flagstaff is recognized as an environmental sustainability leader with an emphasis on energy and water conservation as well as waste reduction.
Flagstaff is also an attractive road-trip stop, being within two hours’ drive of both the Grand Canyon and historic Route 66. In 1989, Flagstaff made history when it became the world’s inaugural International Dark Sky City due to its dedication in reducing light pollution while providing visitors with ample stargazing opportunities.
Are You Up For an Adventure at Grand Falls Tiered Cascade of Muddy Water? Located 48 kilometers east of Flagstaff on Navajo Nation land, Grand Falls offer a challenging yet rewarding high country adventure that only flows when rain or snowmelts from surrounding peaks.
Flagstaff stands 7,000 feet above sea level and enjoys an average annual snowfall of over 100 inches, providing year-round winter fun.
Flagstaff Snow Park provides an assortment of snow play activities. Ranging from tubing runs and designated kiddie hills, as well as passive snow play, this facility is great for families or anyone in Northern Arizona looking for winter fun! Additionally, Santa in the Snow and Fire in the Dark festivals take place here throughout the winter season.
Flagstaff weather data is collected by an automated network of rain and stream gauges located throughout the City, which provide invaluable rainfall and water-level monitoring data at critical flood-monitoring spots. Each millimeter of precipitation triggers a signal sent directly to a base station computer at Public Works headquarters in real time; then displayed live on their web site.
This page displays hourly temperatures from the past two days as well as current conditions such as current temperature, dew point, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction and air quality information from National Weather Service warnings/watches issued; this data should only be seen as a convenience to citizens but should not be seen as an alternative to official NWS alerts/forecasts/advisories; nor does the City make any warranties express or implied regarding its accuracy.