Welcome to the Pepper Ridge North Valley Weather Station
The North Valley's Weather and Lightning Resource, in north Phoenix, Arizona!
The weather station features include; the posting of near realtime, current weather conditions to the internet using AJAX & PHP.
These conditions include; temperature, humidity, dewpoint, wind speed and direction and precipitation. Check out the, Current Conditions Page,
for the daily statistical listing of the day's Highs and Lows and other weather extremes which are updated every 5 to 10 minutes. Also check out the near Real Time Lightning Page. This is a real neat and very active page during the Arizona Monsoon Season!
* Note: The Clocks listed at the top of the page reference your computers local time, The (UTC) Clock is a reference to the difference from local Arizona time which is 7 hrs behind (UTC). The Ajax live conditions time is the actual weather stations time.
Pepper Ridge North Valley Random Weather Facts
HABOOB The name comes from the Arabic word habb, meaning "wind." A Haboob is a giant wall of dust sometimes 3000ft tall,that travels a 40mph+, they frequently form here in Arizona from the gust front outflow boundary of summer thunderstorms. Haboobs are most frequent in Southwestern North America during the months of May through September, with the most frequent occurrence in late June, but they can occur in every month. (A picture of a classic Haboob appears on our Monsoon Page.)