The Twin Falls, ID metro area is located in southern Idaho on the border with Nevada, 130 southeast of Boise. Twin Falls is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Twin Falls and Jerome counties.
The many benefits of living in the Twin Falls metro include low crime, strong economy, comfortable summers and affordability.
Some disadvantages of the Twin Falls metro area include harsh winters, isolated and limited amenities.
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Twin Falls metro area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Idaho. June, September and August are the most pleasant months while December and January are the least comfortable months.
In the Twin Falls metro area, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85 degrees. The most pleasant months of the year for the Twin Falls metro area are June, September and May. July is the hottest month for the Twin Falls metro area with an average high temperature of 88.3 degrees, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Idaho. December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Twin Falls metro area with an average of 19.3 degrees. This is about average compared to other places in Idaho.
The annual rainfall of 10.5 inches in the Twin Falls metro area means that it is drier than most places in Idaho. The wettest season is Summer with 32% of yearly precipitation and 14% falls in Autumn, which is the driest season. December is the wettest month in the Twin Falls metro area with 1.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.3 inches.
Humidity is low in the Twin Falls metro area, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.
An annual snowfall of 19.2 inches in the Twin Falls metro area means that it is less snowy than most places in Idaho. January is the snowiest month in the Twin Falls metro area with 5.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.