Monthly Archives: February 2013

About 12 inches of rain fall mostly from July to September

About 12 inches of rain fall mostly from July to September when Monsoon season spills torrents of rain and display spectacular lightning. Otherwise we boast about 350 sunny days a year.

Tucson was captured by the Mormon Battalion during the Mexican-American War, but returned to Mexican control 3 days later.

Tucson was captured by the Mormon Battalion during the Mexican-American War, but returned to Mexican control 3 days later.

Tucson has the longest running non-mechanized parade

Tucson has the longest running non-mechanized parade as part of the annual rodeo on the 4th Thursday of February.

University of Arizona has over 180 buildings and offers degrees in 300 different fields of study.

University of Arizona has over 180 buildings and offers degrees in 300 different fields of study.

The Peak known as “A” mountain was named for the whitewashed A

The Peak known as “A” mountain was named for the whitewashed A painted by the 1915 University of Arizona football team.

The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum has the most unique animal varieties of any zoo

The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum has the most unique animal varieties of any zoo with over 300 animals and 1,200 kinds of plants.

Tucson is home to the largest airplane graveyard

Tucson is home to the largest airplane graveyard used to store military planes for parts.

Tucson comes from the O’odham tribe

The name Tucson comes from the O’odham tribe and was pronounced chuk-shon, meaning “sprint at the foot of a black mountain”

Tucson was ranked 9th

Tucson was ranked 9th by Prevention Magazine in their “12 Best Walking Cities in the US”

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