10 Fun Facts About Phoenix


1. Most expensive house sold for $35 million in 2002, located in North Scottsdale
2. It is not unusual for Phoenix to record more than 100 days in a row of temperatures over 100 degrees
3. Average annual rainfall in Phoenix is only 8 inches
4. Phoenix is renowned for tourism, business conventions, spas and golf
5. Hottest day on record was in June 1990 when thermometers read 122 degrees or 50 celsius
6. Urban sprawl is 475 square miles and is home to 4.3 million residents, 12th largest metro area in the US
7. Some dangerous creatures living here include rattlesnakes, scorpions, coyotes, wild boars and mountain lions
8. Phoenix is represented in all 4 major league sports (NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB) plus NASCAR
9. Only 4 hours driving West to a beach or 4 hours driving North for skiing
10. Popular retirement destination that is replacing Florida as the best place in the US to retire

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