Researchers at the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science led the study.
Today in Tucson should be sunny with a high in the mid 70s.
Expect drier weather through Thursday.
Four of six warmest years on record have occurred since 2009.
A hard freeze warning is in effect from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday.
Some areas saw twice their rainfall average. Phoenix might be the biggest story.
Sunday's high temperature will be in the 80's.
Mike Leuthold of the University of Arizona's Atmospheric Sciences Department concluded early Wednesday that Odile's moisture would miss Tucson.
Up to 1 inch of rain possible with storms.
No real chances of precipitation at least until next week.
Temperatures in the Southwest are rising faster compared to those of the U.S. as a whole, a new White House report ion climate shows.
Earlier this year, scientists at the NOAA Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii announced a major threshold in the Earth system had been crossed: the concentration of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has now passed a level not seen in the last 3 million years.
Much of the heat that was supposed to fire up the globe’s air in the past 15 years — but didn’t — has gone into the ocean, a University of Arizona oceanographer said Friday.
Tucson hit 100 degrees at 2:39 p.m. Tuesday — tying the streak of 39 days of 100 degrees or higher, says the National Weather Service.
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued this afternoon south of Tucson, especially over Green Valley.A radar image from the National Weather Service this afternoon showed storms all across eastern Pima County, including the Tucson metro area.Storm activity was also prevalent in Cochise and …
Get ready for a windy cool down in Tucson starting Monday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect through 11 p.m. Wednesday. The storm is expected to bring showers and snow Wednesday — with some blizzard conditions possible in mountain areas — and much colder temperatures. Wind gusts of nearly 40 mph are likely.
Widespread showers and snow are coming down on Pima County, including reports of snow in Vail, Green Valley, Oracle and SaddleBrooke. The Mount Lemmon Highway closed Monday night except for residents who have 4-wheel drive or chains.
If climate predictions are correct, it will become hotter, drier and dustier in Arizona over the coming decades. That means giant dust storms like the recent haboobs in Phoenix and Tucson will become more frequent.