San Simon, Arizona

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San Simon, Arizona
Census-designated place
San Simon is located in Arizona
San Simon
San Simon
Coordinates: 32°16′04″N 109°13′39″W / 32.26778°N 109.22750°W / 32.26778; -109.22750Coordinates: 32°16′04″N 109°13′39″W / 32.26778°N 109.22750°W / 32.26778; -109.22750
Country United States
State Arizona
County Cochise
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,629 ft (1,106 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 165
 • Density 236/sq mi (91.1/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
ZIP code 85632
Area code(s) 520
GNIS feature ID 10856[1]

San Simon is a census-designated place in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 165.[2] San Simon is located along Interstate 10 40 miles (64 km) east of Willcox. The community has a ZIP code of 85632.

History[edit]

San Simon was the location of the San Simon Station of the Butterfield Overland Mail on the San Simon River between Apache Pass and Stein's Peak Stations. It was a later relay station established to provide water and change horses on the route.

Climate[edit]

Climate occurs primarily on the outside of true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is BSk (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

Climate data for San Simon, AZ
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16
(60)
18
(65)
22
(71)
27
(80)
31
(88)
37
(98)
37
(98)
35
(95)
33
(91)
28
(82)
21
(69)
16
(60)
26.8
(79.8)
Average low °C (°F) −3
(27)
−1
(30)
2
(35)
5
(41)
9
(48)
14
(57)
18
(65)
18
(64)
14
(57)
7
(44)
1
(33)
−2
(28)
6.8
(44.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.7)
20
(0.8)
15
(0.6)
8
(0.3)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.3)
43
(1.7)
50
(2)
23
(0.9)
15
(0.6)
15
(0.6)
30
(1)
250
(9.7)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

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