Scorpions in Winter
Where are scorpions during the winter? Do scorpions hibernate in Arizona? Usually, November through February scorpion activity slows way down. Where do scorpions go during the winter?
Scorpions are usually all over the Phoenix Valley, but as night temps drop under 70 degrees we don’t see them! That’s because Arizona Bark Scorpions gather to nest in sheltering areas till it warms back up. This year nighttime temps have cooled off sooner than normal, and scorpions are already looking for sheltering ares!
Scorpions are survival machines and survive the coldest winters the Phoenix AZ Valley has. In fact, Arizona Bark Scorpions live for up to six years! Scorpions DO NOT die during the winter, or magically disappear when it cools down. You may not see any scorpions during the winter, but bark scorpions do not die or leave. They gather to nest together like a scorpion bomb waiting to explode in the spring! [Read more…]