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Las Cruces, New Mexico, gets 11 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 3 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 42.

On average, there are 294 sunny days per year in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The July high is around 95 degrees. The January low is 28. Sperling's comfort index for Las Cruces is a 74 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATELas Cruces, New MexicoUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  10.639.2
  Snowfall (in.)  2.625.8
  Precipitation Days  42102
  Sunny Days  294205
  Avg. July High  94.886.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  27.722.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7454
  UV Index  6.74.3
  Elevation ft.  4,0191,443


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A Pleasant Climate, A Pleasant Place
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A balanced opinion on LC
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Avoid this city at all costs
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