Metro Phoenix to begin the week with fall-like temperatures

Oct 11, 2021, 4:35 AM | Updated: 7:51 am
(Facebook photo/City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department)...
(Facebook photo/City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department)
(Facebook photo/City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department)

PHOENIX — A cold front is expected to bring fall-like temperatures to the metro Phoenix area to begin the week.

A high temperature of 86 degrees is expected on Monday with wind gusts possibly reaching as high as 25 mph in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Winds are expected to kick up in the evening hours on Monday, with 40 mph wind gusts possible, as well as a 20% chance of showers.

The high temperature for Tuesday is projected to drop by double digits, only reaching 70 degrees. It would be the first time the high temperature has dipped into the 70s since the end of April.

The mercury is expected to rise a bit higher but remain in the 70s through Thursday, with a high temperature of 75 on Wednesday and 79 on Thursday.

High temperatures are forecasted to be back in the mid 80s and low 90s by the end of the week, with temperatures of 85 on Friday and 90 on Saturday.

Fall began on Sept. 22 and will last until Dec. 22. The average metro Phoenix temperature is 77.4 degrees in October, according to the National Weather Service.

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Metro Phoenix to begin the week with fall-like temperatures