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Climate in Ruidoso, New Mexico

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ClimateRuidoso, NMUnited States
Rainfall (in.)21.536.5
Snowfall (in.)38.825
Precipitation Days83100
Sunny Days287205
Avg. July High8186.5
Avg. Jan. Low18.220.5
Comfort Index (higher=better)7844
UV Index6.94.3
Elevation ft.6,8231,443



Ruidoso, NM, gets 22 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 39 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 83.

On average, there are 287 sunny days per year in Ruidoso, NM. The July high is around 81 degrees. The January low is 18. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 78 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.


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re: RUIDOSO-12 YR VETERAN - 10/23/2010: I lived in Ruidoso and I felt the same way about the people there. A lot of rich texan/ californians, not a lot of young people with kids. Then, we moved to Alamogordo,... (read more)RUIDOSO-12 YR VETERAN: The best thing about Ruidoso is its climate. To me, it is perfect... you get all four seasons. It seems to be never too cold, never too hot. It is usually sunny so you... (read more)Ruidoso I wish you were closer: The climate is wonderful! It is seems to always feel crisp and clean. The cool nights are invigorating and the day's heat is never oppresive. The terraine has a... (read more)Have an opinion about Ruidoso? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Ruidoso Click Here