Yuma Arizona is located in the southwestern part of Arizona. It is bordered by Mexico, Utah, California, and Nevada. The Colorado River also runs along the border of Arizona, which is by Yuma. Yuma's population is 93,064 people. The temperatures in Yuma range from 45-125 degrees. The average precipitation ranges from .2 inches to .61 inches per year.
The first Europeans came to Yuma in 1540. Marcos De Niza was one of the most popular Europeans that came to Yuma. The Europeans came almost 80 years before the pilgrims did. In 1774 Yuma started using maps created by indians in Spain. Then In 1997 a record setting plane was given to Yuma.