NHSC STATE-BY-STATE GUIDE TO PRIMARY CARE OPPORTUNITIES
Arizona offers a diverse landscape—from vast deserts to lush pine forests—but its most phenomenal characteristic is certainly the Grand Canyon. In contrast, the state capital, Phoenix, is a bustling metropolitan area with a large population and towering skyscrapers. The state’s rich Native American history contributes to its culture and personality, with numerous federally recognized tribes active today.
State Health Facts
Health Workforce Information
Avg. Annual Rainfall (in inches): 10.8
Avg. Annual Snowfall (in inches): 6.6
Avg. Sunny Days per Year: 286
Avg. Temperature Range (in degrees farenheit rounded): 33 to 100
Capital City: Phoenix
Elevation Above Sea Level: 3,347
Area in Square Miles: 113,642 sq. mi.
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