Based at approximately 4,600 FT above sea level Sierra Vista boasts mild summers and ideal winters. On average Sierra Vista receives over 300 days of sunshine making outdoor activities a part of everyday life. Though less than most of the country Cochise country receives upwards of fourteen inches of rain annually providing some of the best monsoon weather one could experience. Green in the late summer through early winter and mild springs make Sierra Vista as idea climate as you can find anywhere.