There isn’t much more beautiful than a dusting of snow all over the desert. Superior, Arizona is in Eastern Arizona about 60 miles east of Phoenix. The altitude is about 2500 feet. And according to our city fathers, we get about 2 inches of snow a year. It melts fast, but these winter flurries are fun! The dates on the photos are wrong. Something happened when I recharged the battery? Should read 2/20/2012.
You should take a look at these photos.
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Arizona is a very dry state – the air lacks humidity all the time, it seems, and the average rainfall is sparse. For Tucson, the average annual rainfall is 12.17 inches annually over 30 years. In Phoenix (drier), the average is 8.29 inches of rainfall per year over the last 30 years.
A state average seems rather unimportant as there are two big metropolitan areas (Tucson and Phoenix) and other communities in Southern Arizona (drier yet) and Northern Arizona (wetter yet).
Therefore, taking the average of the two biggest metro areas, the average annual rainfall is 10.23 inches per year over the last 30 years.
Any way you slice it, we live in a desert. So, after a long-winded introduction, I give you pictures that bring great joy to my family, but may seem of little import to you – but it is all we can do not to jump in head first. HAHAHA!