PHOENIX (AP) – The National Weather Service says 2015 went into the record books as a hot one for Arizona’s desert cities.
Yuma’s 2015 average temperature of 77.7 degrees was the warmest ever, as was the average low of 65.6 degrees. Yuma’s average high of 89.9 degrees tied for 12th warmest.
Phoenix’s 2015 average temperature was 76.7 degrees, a tie for third warmest. The average low of 65.4 degrees tied for warmest ever and the average high of 88 degrees tied the record for fifth warmest.
Tucson set its record for warmest year on record in 2014 with an average temperature of 72.5 degrees, and 2015 was second warmest at 71.5 degrees.