rain: March - In Like A Lion...Out Like A Lamb! - 04/01/19 07:50 PM
Top Image - Nest in a Wreath - Cottages At Coffeepot - 
Select this link for Sedona Weather Final Summary for 2018 - 312 Days of Sunshine!Sedona - Monthly Summary - Key Indices 
Sedona Weather for March 2019
The month of March mirrored the saying “March came in like a lion and went out like a lamb”. The month was not quite as warm as 2018 but it was roughly a very similar temperature pattern. However, the leaves on our Japanese Maple tree are just coming in now. Last year the leaves started coming in the third week March.
At the beginning of the month, it felt … (35 comments)

rain: Sedona Weather Stats Update and Summary For Sedona Arizona - 10/15/18 02:11 PM
September 2018Sedona Weather Stats Update 
September 2018 Sedona Weather SummarySeptember 2018 Sedona Weather Stats Update - Our weather transition to Fall starts in mid-August. So by September the low temps are in the mid- 50ºs. You can feel the crisp air and smell the pine. It is wonderful! We did have 8 more days over last year above 90º which brought the mean temp up by 3º. But by evening, the windows were open allowing the AC to be turned off. There were a couple of days we did not even turn the AC on. One day had a high of 67º! … (8 comments)

rain: Almost...Wordless Wednesday - A Dramatic Sedona Monsoon Image - 08/29/18 12:32 PM
 
Dramatic Sedona Monsoon Sky
 
Coffeepot Rock In Soldiers Pass
 
Our Sedona monsoon has peaked and will be coming to an end soon.  Technically, monsoon goes to the end of September, but mid July through August is the peak of the season. Our most dramatic images are always taken during monsoon. The only images involving actual weather that can come close to this season are images taken during, or right after, a snowfall. Before you know it, winter will be here! It is not a season we dread, because winter does not last long and is pretty mild overall.  Of course, spring and fall foliage is … (13 comments)

rain: Hot August Nights! A "cool" look at what is coming soon! - 08/03/18 07:49 AM
Cooler Weather Is Around The Corner!
 This was Sedona's First White Christmas (2016)! 
The Dog Days of Summer and Hot August Nights are here. Many are longing for those cool brisk evenings.... but are you sure you want summer to end?
Yesterday (YouTube Thursdays),  I was going through many of my videos making sure my YouTube Channel was up-to-date.  Thanks to Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD - I decided to go through my play-lists so that all the videos were easily accessible.  I have learned a lot about YouTube (from Debb) and now feel I have a good handle on my channel and play-lists as well … (17 comments)

rain: Friday Foto - Monsoon T-Storm Over Soldiers Pass - West Sedona - 07/27/18 08:37 PM
 
Monsoon T-Storms Over Soldiers Pass West Sedona
Lenticular Clouds
I pulled off Soldiers Pass Rd because I saw a triple stack of lenticular clouds. Lenticular clouds are very rare to see and generally form over mountains because of updrafts and wind sheer.  By the time I got my phone out the lenticular clouds (upper left) turned into a fuzzy after-thought. However the image was still very interesting because of all the different types of clouds in a tight area. 
Cooler Weather Prevailed!
By 4:30p the clouds opened up over our home.  The temp was already dropping because of the cloud cover but dropped dramatically from … (15 comments)

rain: Red Sky At Morning ... - 07/18/18 08:14 AM
Another Gorgeous Sedona Sunrise
The saying goes.....
"Red sky at night, sailors' delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning."
 
Sedona-Weather.com
As I was going to bed last night, there were flashes of lighting and the distant and muffled sound of thunder. The pitter-patter of the rain started off slowly and then the heavens opened up creating a quarter of an inch of rain in 10 minutes. Then it stopped suddenly! 
Sedona July Weather Summary - Cottages At Coffeepot
So far this month, our Sedona weather station, which is at the end of Soldiers Pass, has had 2.81 inches of rain. Considering we have had only 1.25 … (20 comments)

rain: Why Does Humidity Make Us Feel So Uncomfortable? - 07/03/18 11:33 AM
Sedona Weather Update June 2018Courtesy of Sheri Sperry - Coldwell Banker & Rick's World Sedona 
Updated Sedona Weather for June 2018 Temperature Chart BelowPrecipitation Chart Below
Recap of Sedona Weather - January Thru Jun 2018In the chart above, you can see there are no days, so far this year below 40º for a high. Even with 3.75 inches of snow, which melted quickly, most locals were able to get by with sweaters and maybe gloves and/or hat in the early morning. We did not see any temps at 100º until June. June is generally our warmest month because monsoon conditions do not develop … (9 comments)

rain: MONSOON! ~ What is it? ~ How Does It Affect You, Sedona and Arizona - 06/19/18 10:46 AM
 Monsoon!An Arizona Summer PhenomenonBell Rock Sedona - Thunderhead Increasing
 
Information on Monsoon - Sedona, AZ - First of all, there is no need to add season at the end of Monsoon because Monsoon is a season. Monsoon affects the west and southwest states because the pattern of the weather changes as noted below.
How Long Is The Monsoon In Arizona?Monsoon officially starts on June 15th and ends on September 30th. However most of the rain comes from the middle of July through the middle of August.  This is one of the reasons that the Temps in Sedona are a less harsh during July … (48 comments)

rain: Wordless Wednesday - Mother Nature Put On A Show! - 07/19/17 06:27 PM
 
 
Monsoon 2017
Mother Nature Put On A Show
This storm came through right at dusk. There is slight rainbow (hard to see)  in the last segment of the  lightning bolt. It was easy to make out the red, orange and yellow colors with the naked eye.
Some of the lightning was so strong and close that the camera was a complete white washed out screen.
Two days ago on the local evening news the station asked a question, "Are you still waiting for monsoon?"  Monsoon may not hit every community as a storm comes through. The energy of the cell can be concentrated in small areas as … (23 comments)

rain: This Is Why We Love Monsoon In Sedona Arizona! - 07/11/17 07:22 PM
The Sedona Weather Forecast!
Our First Measurable Rain 
The Actual Temperature!

The Graph!
 
Our Sedona spring was gorgeous with perfect temps and not much rain. But right before summer started we had a 13 day heat spell that averaged 105º for a high. That was a record for us! June is generally the hottest month of the year because monsoon does not normally develop until July. You need a dew point of 55º and just the last couple of days started to reach that threshold. 
Today, we had the AC on for less than 3 hours. All the windows are open and we are enjoying the fresh … (16 comments)

rain: FAQ #4 - Today Starts Monsoon - What Is It? - 06/15/17 07:17 AM
Monsoon!An Arizona Summer PhenomenonBell Rock Sedona - Thunderhead Increasing
 Prelude
As I take people to around to visit homes during monsoon, they see the clouds forming as the day progresses.  Everywhere they go, they hear about monsoon. Clients want to know more about it and how it might affect them. 
Mother Nature provides us with spectacular vistas during monsoon. It is a time of year that you can feel the energy and power of nature. It also provides an awesome look into the clouds and rain that is unleashed. After reading this you will have a better understanding of monsoon and how it affects … (16 comments)

rain: Record Rain for Sedona - New High Recorded for 2016 - 12/26/16 01:38 PM
Sedona WeatherCottages At CoffeepotPrecipitation Record&2016 Weather StatsCourtesy of 
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Most Precipitation Recorded
This year we had the most rain recorded in a single year since we started keeping records on our weather station.  This is rain and snow that fell in Soldiers Pass Sedona measured by the Cottages At Coffeepot weather station.
Record Setting Rain In August
 
We were well on our way with the record setting month of monsoon rain recorded in August (see blue box above).  The only other year to have 5 inches of precipitation was January of 2010 which is the year that has held the record until … (17 comments)

rain: Storms are starting to "brew" - The excitement of Monsoon is here! - 07/18/16 12:49 AM
 
Arizona Monsoon
Is Back This Week
Monsoon Meter for July 18, 2016
High Pressure Kept Monsoon Away
This is why I watch 12News out of Phoenix.  They are the only station with the Monsoon Meter!  This gives us a pretty good idea of what the weather is going to be like in the different climatic zones.  We live in Northern AZ and the weather is much different than other zones. The White Mountains and Southeast AZ (Tucson) usually get more rain during monsoon. But a Thunderhead does not discriminate where it drops the rain!
We Need Rain
Arizona residents generally agree that Monsoon is good for our state. … (14 comments)

rain: How Much Do You Know About Monsoon? - Why is it a big deal? - 09/30/15 11:47 PM
 
Arizona Monsoon Officially Ended on September 30th
Why is it a big deal?
Center Formation - Bell Rock
 
In other parts of the world, monsoon season is a time of devastating rain conditions and it may not be the most popular season but here in Arizona, we get much needed rainfall.  It is true that in central (Phoenix area) and southern Arizona (Tucson) high winds and dust storms (haboobs) can preceed a rain event and cause damage which can be devastating and deadly.  During microbursts, the heavy rain can also cause flash flooding and loosen the soil which causes trees to topple as well … (3 comments)

 
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