There are Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks all over the Greater Phoenix area on Independence Day, and everyone who attends a barbecue or a festival or a fireworks display is hoping for reasonable temperatures and clear skies. I can't predict the weather, but I can tell you what it has been like in the Phoenix area in the past on the 4th of July.
Normal Temperatures in Phoenix on July 4thHighest temperature recorded: 107°F
Average temperature: 94°F
Average low temperature: 81°F
Hottest Temperatures in Phoenix on July 4thThe hottest 4th of July on record happened in 1989 when it reached 118°F.
Lowest Temperatures in Phoenix on July 4thThe lowest high temperature on a July 4th holiday was recorded in 1912, when the high temperature for the day reached only 90°F.
Wettest July 4th in PhoenixIn 1898 nearly 1/4 inch of rain fell on July 4th. Generally, there is a 6% chance of rain on that day.
Does It Cool Down at Night?Unfortunately, not much. The average temperature in Phoenix at 10 p.m. on the 4th of July, when many people are watching their favorite fireworks display, is 96°F.
Official Phoenix temperatures are obtained at Sky Harbor Airport. If you live in the Greater Phoenix Area, your temperatures may vary a few degrees one way or another from the official temperature.
The data included here was obtained from the National Weather Service from records between 1971 and 2000. Past data on weather does not predict what the weather will be like in the future.