Warm temps and residual puddles keep those pesky insects biting through October.
Some areas saw twice their rainfall average. Phoenix might be the biggest story.
Desert hillsides are green and dotted with a few wildflowers following rains.
Tucson's rain totals were impressive, but the rain in Phoenix was historic.
Madera Canyon looks almost like a wild botanical garden in late summer.
A wet August boosts monsoon rain totals everywhere — except at Tucson airport.
Rain, pumping water and cooler temperatures have helped pond make a comeback.
Monsoon clouds over Tucson are spectacular — and can tower 11 miles high.
Abundant monsoon moisture has left the mountains looking lush and green.
Tucson rainfall is below normal for July in an otherwise normal monsoon.
Weather service sees a decent chance the monsoon will wake up again.
Abundant monsoon rains have led to fire restrictions being lifted.
Take a page from native gardeners for optimum success with corn, beans and squash.
All but one day last month hit 100 degrees or higher.
Spring is over, but some palo verde trees are blooming into summer.
Lightning strikes a hillside on the west side of Tucson, Ariz., on June 29, 2006.
The monsoon — Tucson’s summer rainy season — begins Sunday, and here’s a splash of good news for our drought-stricken area: Weather experts say we could see more rain than normal.
Saguaros are “blooming like gangbusters” this spring — producing far more of their brilliant white blooms than in recent years, plant experts say.
The drought-stricken main pond at Agua Caliente Park — briefly bolstered by early summer rains — has withered again in the wake of a fizzled monsoon followed by a rainless autumn.