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Category Archives: Arizona Monsoon
Petrichor-The Monsoon is Here!
There is a Word Desert Denizens Need to Know…Petrichor. It’s been a long hot Spring! Now finally the Monsoon has arrived. With the clouds come lightning and thunder…and the oh so welcome RAIN. And RAIN And more RAIN! And then … Continue reading
Posted in Arizona, Arizona Monsoon, Environment, Photos, Sonoran Desert Tagged Central Arizona, monsoon, Nature, petrichor, The smell of rain 1 Comment
The Arizona Monsoon-The Origin of the Term
After 100 days of dry, the phenomena known as “The Arizona Monsoon” has finally arrived with a vengence! In 1965 I moved to Phoenix, Arizona with my family. My father took the job of Meteorologist in Charge for the National … Continue reading
Posted in Arizona Monsoon, Climate Change, Environment Tagged Arizona, Clouds, Nature, Photos 2 Comments