ARIZONA NEWS

Phoenix-area weather ‘looking pretty good’ for New Year’s weekend

Dec 29, 2023, 9:13 AM | Updated: 1:16 pm

Hands hold up glasses of champagne during a New Year's Eve party...

New Year's Eve 2023 is expected to be dry and cloudy in the Phoenix area. (Pexels Photo)

(Pexels Photo)

PHOENIX — Valley revelers should be able to ring in the new year without worrying too much about the weather.

“Overall, conditions are looking pretty good through New Year’s Day,” Tom Frieders, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Phoenix, told KTAR News 92.3 FM on Friday morning.

After climbing into the low 70s Friday, the Phoenix area is looking at high temperatures in the mid to upper 60s through New Year’s Day on Monday.

“Pretty close to normal, if not a little bit below normal, maybe, but overnight lows into the 40s,” Frieders said.

What is the forecast for New Year’s Eve in Phoenix?

While there’s a slight chance for isolated showers Saturday night, the Phoenix forecast calls for cloudy but dry conditions for New Year’s Eve on Sunday. The temperature will be in the 50s most of the night before dipping into the 40s in the early hours of the new year.

An unsettled weather pattern is expected to arrive with the 2024, with a 30% chance of rain on Monday night as the holiday weekend winds down.

“And then maybe a little bit better chance of rain once we get to late Wednesday into Thursday in the later part of the week,” Frieders said. “We’ll be monitoring that for see how widespread the rain might be for that system.”

KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Jim Cross contributed to this report.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

79° | 55°
73° and partly sunny

Arizona News

Two people died and four others were injured when a car crashed into a wall and home in Peoria on A...

KTAR.com

2nd person dies as a result of car crashing into Peoria house over weekend

A second person died after a car crashed into a house in Peoria over the weekend, authorities said Monday.

22 minutes ago

File photo of a Phoenix Fire Department hazmat truck. Multiple buildings were evacuated in Phoenix ...

KTAR.com

Buildings evacuated because of gas leak near 27th and Northern avenues in Phoenix

Multiple buildings were evacuated in Phoenix on Monday after a gas leak caused a hazmat situation, authorities said.

2 hours ago

A promotional graphic for “The Marley Brothers: The Legacy Tour” shows Ziggy, Stephen, Julian, ...

Kevin Stone

The Marley Brothers announce Phoenix stop as part of tour to celebrate Bob Marley’s music

Fans of reggae legend Bob Marley can “Get Up, Stand Up” in Phoenix this summer when The Marley Brothers celebrate their father’s music.

3 hours ago

Photo illustration of cryptocurrency in front of price chart on a computer. Arizona has entered int...

Kevin Stone

Arizona enters into multistate settlement with TradeStation over crypto investment program

Arizona has entered into a $1.5 million multistate settlement with TradeStation over a crypto interest-earning program.

4 hours ago

Headshots of Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs, left, and Liz Archuleta, whom Hobbs appointed to the Arizona...

Kevin Stone

Gov. Katie Hobbs makes her first appointments to Arizona Board of Regents

Gov. Katie Hobbs recently made her first appointments to the Arizona Board of Regents, which oversees the state’s three public universities.

5 hours ago

Follow @kstonezone...

Sponsored Content by Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines can get you smoothly from Phoenix to Frankfurt on new A330-900neo airplane

Adventure Awaits! And there's no better way to experience the vacation of your dreams than traveling with Condor Airlines.

Sponsored Articles

...

Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Day & Night is looking for the oldest AC in the Valley

Does your air conditioner make weird noises or a burning smell when it starts? If so, you may be due for an AC unit replacement.

...

Fiesta Bowl Foundation

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade is excitingly upon us

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Lerner & Rowe is upon us! The attraction honors Arizona and the history of the game.

(KTAR News Graphic)...

Boys & Girls Clubs

KTAR launches online holiday auction benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley

KTAR is teaming up with The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley for a holiday auction benefitting thousands of Valley kids.

Phoenix-area weather ‘looking pretty good’ for New Year’s weekend