Phoenix is Known for great hotel resorts, southwest infused dining, and Championship golf courses
Phoenix has a hot desert climate typical of the Sonoran Desert and is the largest city of America in this climatic zone. Phoenix has long, extremely hot summers and short, mild winters. The city is within one of the world’s sunniest regions, with its sunshine duration comparable to the Sahara region. With 3,872 hours of bright sunshine annually, Phoenix receives the most sunshine of any major city on Earth. Average high temperatures in summer are the hottest of any major city in the United States. On average, there are 111 days annually with a high of at least 100 °F (38 °C), including most days from the end of May through late September. Highs top 110 °F (43 °C) an average of 21 days during the year. On June 26, 1990, the temperature reached an all-time recorded high of 122 °F (50 °C)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnɪks/ FEE-niks; Navajo: Hoozdo; Spanish: Fénix or Fínix, Walapai: Banyà:nyuw) is the capital and most populous city in the American state of Arizona, with 1,608,139 residents as of 2020. It is the fifth-most populous city in the United States, and one of only two state capitals with a population of more than one million residents, along with Austin.
When it comes to attractions and entertainment, Phoenix is a mojor league town! The area is home to the Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Club, Arizona Cardinals Football team, the Phoenix Suns of the NBA, the Phoenix Coyotes of the NHL and the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA.
The median home value in Phoenix fluctuates, but in 2020 it was $439K. Phoenix average days home are sitting on the market varies from 7 – 60 days. The median rent rate in Phoenix is $1590 with flex living and short term rentals ranging from $1800 – $52,000 per month.
Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 11th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.85 million people as of 2020. Phoenix, the seat of Maricopa County, is the largest city in the state at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), and one of the largest cities in the United States. It is the largest metropolitan area, both by population and size, of the Arizona Sun Corridor megaregion.