Higher than average snowfall in Fall, Winter and Spring helped make the 2018-19 ski season the longest ever for Arizona Snowbowl.
Arizona was already on track for an above average winter in the precipitation department. Then a massive storm swept in on Wednesday, February 20. It hovered over the state for nearly three days, dumping record amounts of rain and snowfall.
Camelback Mountain is one of the most recognizable mountains in Arizona. What’s rarely seen are the post-storm waterfalls that run off of rocky crags on the west end of the mountain when it rains hard.
It doesn’t rain a lot in Phoenix but when it does, sometimes it comes in massive volumes. That was the case in 2018 when Hurricane Rosa made landfall and dumped lots of rain on Arizona.
MUST SEE: Amazing video of water gushing over Sycamore Falls, southeast of Williams, AZ after one of the heavy monsoon rain storms Arizona is famous for.
On the third weekend of May 2018, two men completed their quests to hike the entire 800-mile Arizona National Scenic Trail (AZT). Each started at different times and in different places. They finished in different spots too.
So many amazing natural gems can be found in Arizona’s rim country – the part of the state situated on … More
Although Arizona has earned a reputation for its relatively hot and dry desert climate, a reliable monsoonal flow of moisture … More
Seen drifting over Lake Havasu in early Fall.
When most hikers plan their route, they usually want to be off the trail before the sun goes down. In Arizona, some hikers … More
In September 2014, the Phoenix area experienced a rain event that spawned what some meteorologists referred to as a “hundred-year flood.” It … More