Searches for UFOs have increased 42% in Arizona over the last 12 months

Talk of UFOs across the US has been taking over the media recently, with the US general announcing that he hasn’t ruled anything out. The U.S. has called off the search for two of the mysterious objects after coming up empty handed. White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters Friday that the US government may never fully determine what the three objects shot down over North America were. 

With growing conversation on all things aliens, the guys at dove into Google search data to reveal which US states are actually most obsessed with extra-terrestrial life, and also when in Arizona you have the greatest chance of spotting something.

  • Over the last 12 months, Google searches for UFOs have increased 42% in Arizona.
  • In total, there have been around 200,800 searches – the 15th highest amount across the US.
  • Taking population figures into account, that means were 27.6 searches per 1,000 of the population – placing the state #28

Check out the data and full ranking here:

So, what are the top 5 times and dates to spot a UFO in Arizona? Total sightings = 4,771

RankTimeNumber of SightingsRankDateNumber of Sightings
18pm – 9pm460113th March76
29pm – 10pm43327th November42
36pm – 7pm167315th August34
411pm – 12am145411th November34
57pm – 8pm127513th March33
610pm – 11pm8961st June33
74pm – 5pm65715th May32
82am – 3am51831st December32
95pm – 6pm4391st January31
103am – 4am371030th June30