With more than 350 days of sunshine a year, Tucson has become famous for it’s mild winters. With less than 25% humidity annually, Tucson’s climate allows residents and visitors to enjoy the great outdoors all year long. Tucson’s average daily temperature is about 83 degrees. The winter, from November through March see an average temperature below 71 degrees with lows in the high 30’s. The summer brings in the dry heat between the end of May through the beginning of September, when average daily temperatures jump to 95 degrees or higher. During the hot summer months, something surprising happens in the Sonoran Desert: monsoon season. With heavy rains, thunderstorms and fascinating displays of lightening. The monsoon season produces about six inches of rain or nearly half of the annual precipitation in Tucson.