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    January, February and March are months in which Yuma is known to be flooded; people rush in to catch a glimpse of the snowbirds. Native American Groups first settled into this region. Later on, their successors occupied Quechan and Cocopah which were nearby the city. It was decided that Colorado River was a suitable location for a city when Hernando de Alarcon came, leading an expedition.  Throughout the years 1850 and 1870’s, Yuma Crossing was famous for its steamboat crossing. There was also a stopover while moving up and down the river course.

    The steamboat facilitated people in delivering equipment and passengers to and fro to mines and numerous military frontiers. Yuma also served as a gateway to the newly established California’s territory in the west. You rarely come across such natural areas whilst crossing the Colorado River.

    In 1870, the Pacific Road in the south helped bridge the river and also provided means for Yuma to continue serving as a major hub in the southwestern deserts.

    Temperatures in summers go as high as 120-degree centigrade and the heat index have been recorded to exceed 140 degrees. This is attributed to the existence of farmlands that make the area extremely humid. In winters the climatic conditions grow mild and during daytime, the temperature goes up to 70 degrees at the most.

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    • Yuma County Library District
      2.69 Km from Yuma
    • KBLU (AM)
      3.69 Km from Yuma
      KBLU (560 AM) is an American commercial radio station in Yuma, Arizona. It airs a news/talk format which includes syndicated programs such as Dr. Laura, Rush Limbaugh and Coast to Coast AM from Premiere Radio Networks.
    • KQSR
      8.48 Km from Yuma
      KQSR is a commercial adult contemporary music radio station in Yuma, Arizona, broadcasting on 100.9 FM. The station used to be known as "The Jet" and aired a classic rock format. It adopted the slogan "Star 100.9" and airs an adult contemporary/Hot AC format. The Program Director since May, 2009 is Jeff Edwards, who also hosts the weekday midday show from 10am-3pm. His show includes The '80s Lunchbreak, an all 1980s hour from noon to 1 pm. Jeff Edwards also hosts a Saturday m...

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    Graphic showing average weather in Yuma in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 12.1 10.2 53.8 4
    Feb 14.6 10.3 58.3 4.1
    Mar 17.6 7.3 63.7 2.9
    Apr 21.1 3 70 1.2
    May 24.9 1 76.8 0.4
    Jun 29.4 0.1 84.9 0
    Jul 33.2 5.3 91.8 2.1
    Aug 32.7 13.4 90.9 5.3
    Sep 29.5 8.7 85.1 3.4
    Oct 23.1 7 73.6 2.8
    Nov 16.7 5.4 62.1 2.1
    Dec 12.6 12.7 54.7 5

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