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Information

Country

United States of America

State

Arizona

Population

1,445,632

Area

1,338.26 km2 (517.948 sq mi)

Elevation

331 m (1,086 ft)

Phoenixdowntown

Downtown Phoenix, Arizona.

Phoenix is the state capital of Arizona, and was incorporated as a city on February 25, 1881. Phoenix is located in central Arizona in the southwestern United States, 118 miles (188 km) northwest of Tucson. It is Arizona's largest city and largest metropolitan area by population. It is also the county seat of Maricopa County and the principal city of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Phoenix is appropriately called Hoozdo, or "the place is hot", in the Navajo language and Fiinigis in the Western Apache language. Edit this section or read more



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Hotels and lodging

Courtyard Phoenix Camelback 2101 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85016 Phone: 602-955-5200 Business Phoenix hotel nestled in the Camelback Corridor in the Biltmore area near restaurant and shopping options.

Courtyard Phoenix North 9631 North Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, Arizona 85021 Phone: 602-944-7373 North Phoenix hotel near many premier golf courses and right next to Interstate 17, which provides access to Chase Field and Heritage Square Park.

Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic 5665 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, Arizona 85054 Phone: 480-563-1500 Phoenix all-suite hotel less than one mile from the Mayo Clinic. Offering 208 suites with full kitchens featuring granite countertops and stainless steel appliances as well as separate living and sleeping areas.

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel offers guests an artful urban retreat, combining the comfort and convenience of a full-service business and convention hotel with the stylish soul of a boutique hotel.

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa Vibrant and serene, bold and enchanting, the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa embraces the future and welcomes the next generation of guests into its harmonious blend of modern luxury and storied history. 

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa welcomes guests to its stunning 316 acres in the Sonoran Desert. 

Attractions

Shopping

Climate

Weather data for Phoenix, AZ
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 88(31) 92(33) 100(38) 105(41) 114(46) 122(50) 121(49) 116(47) 116(47) 107(42) 96(36) 87(31) 122(50)
Average high °F (°C) 67(19) 71(22) 76(24) 85(29) 94(34) 104(40) 107(42) 105(41) 99(37) 88(31) 75(24) 70(21) 87(31)
Average low °F (°C) 45(7) 48(9) 51(11) 58(14) 67(19) 75(24) 81(27) 80(27) 75(24) 63(17) 50(10) 44(7) 61(16)
Record low °F (°C) 16(-9) 24(-4) 25(-4) 35(2) 39(4) 49(9) 63(17) 58(14) 47(8) 34(1) 27(-3) 22(-6) 16(-9)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.83(21.1) 0.77(19.6) 1.07(27.2) 0.25(6.4) 0.16(4.1) 0.09(2.3) 0.99(25.1) 0.94(23.9) 0.75(19) 0.79(20.1) 0.73(18.5) 0.92(23.4) 8.29(210.6)
Sunshine hours 248 254 310 360 403 420 372 372 330 310 270 248 3,897
Avg. rainy days 4 4 4 2 2 1 5 5 3 3 3 4 40
Source: May 7, 2009
Source #2: August 17, 2009

Neighborhoods

Ahwatukee

Alhambra

Camelback East

Central City

Deer Valley

Desert View

Encanto

Estrella

Laveen

Maryvale

North Gateway

North Mountain

Paridise Valley


Maps and transportation

Getting to Phoenix, Arizona

Exploring Phoenix, Arizona

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Restaurants

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Nightlife

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