Phoenix is the capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona. Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, it anchors a sprawling, multicity metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. It’s known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs. Other highlights include the Desert Botanical Garden, displaying cacti and numerous native plants.
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Monday, Friday, Saturday (days vary in December & March)
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA)
In most years, Phoenix averages a daily maximum temperature for January that's between 66 and 72 degrees Fahrenheit (19 to 22 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 44 and 48 °F (6 to 9 °C). The days at Phoenix heat up gradually during January.