Payson Weather Records

Payson, Arizona weather averages and records from 1893–2024 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Payson, Arizona was 107 °F which occurred on July 28, 1995.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Payson, Arizona was -18 °F which occurred on February 2, 1922.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Payson Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°F) Record (°F) Average (inches)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧 Snow ❄️
January 55.4 25.6 78 -18 2.1 5.5
February 57.9 27.6 83 -18 2.4 4.6
March 64.4 32.0 89 1 1.9 2.0
April 70.6 36.7 91 15 0.8 2.0
May 78.6 43.8 99 21 0.6 0.0
June 89.3 51.7 106 27 0.2 0.0
July 91.3 60.2 107 33 2.7 0.0
August 89.9 59.7 104 37 2.9 0.0
September 85.5 52.3 103 28 1.5 0.0
October 76.2 41.6 94 15 1.4 0.0
November 64.1 31.5 85 -6 1.5 1.3
December 54.6 25.9 84 -12 2.0 3.6
Entire year 73.4 40.8 107 -18 19.7 19.4
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1893–2024
Highest daily low 77 °F August 3, 1926
Lowest daily high 24 °F December 31, 2010
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
75 °F June 16, 1923
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
39 °F Feb 21–22, 1922
Most daily precipitation 5.4 inches September 5, 1970
Most monthly precipitation 10.5 inches August 1963
Most yearly precipitation 32.7 inches 1978
Most yearly days with precipitation 92 1949
Earliest snow in season October 19 1949
Latest snow in season May 5 1930
Most daily snow 27.0 inches February 4, 1983
Most monthly snow 77.0 inches December 1967
Most yearly snow 84.0 inches 1967
Most snow in a winter 85.0 inches 1967–1968
Greatest snow accumulation 48.0 inches December 18, 1967
Earliest freeze September 26 1920
Earliest day ≥ 90 °F April 20 1989
Earliest day ≥ 100 °F June 3 1996
Latest freeze June 17 1923
Latest day ≥ 90 °F October 23 1959
Latest day ≥ 100 °F September 3 1948
Most days in a year < 0 °F 13 1937
Most days in a year < 32 °F 174 1938
Most days in a year ≥ 80 °F 173 1910
Most days in a year ≥ 90 °F 94 1960
Most days in a year ≥ 100 °F 23 1961
Payson Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 15 days May 21 – Jun 4, 1992
Without precipitation 104 days Dec 30, 1971 – Apr 11, 1972
With snow 9 days Dec 13–21, 1967
High temperature at or
below freezing
3 days Jan 4–6, 1971
High temperature ≥ 80 °F 135 days May 30 – Oct 11, 1956
High temperature ≥ 90 °F 49 days Jun 15 – Aug 2, 1980
High temperature ≥ 100 °F 17 days Jul 25 – Aug 10, 1995
Plant Hardiness Zone
8A
Payson is in plant hardiness zone 8A
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
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Years Station Coordinates
1941–2024 Payson location
1893–1940 Payson RS location