Henderson, NV 

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Climate in Henderson, NV

Henderson, NV enjoys a desert climate with extremely hot and dry summers and mild winters. July is typically the hottest month of the year, with average highs reaching over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The area receives very little precipitation throughout the year, averaging only 4 inches annually. Winters are usually mild and sunny with temperatures rarely dipping below freezing. This region has some of the brightest sunshine in the country, making it an ideal place to soak up some rays!

Henderson, Nevada gets 5 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Henderson averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 297 sunny days per year in Henderson. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Henderson gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 27 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 104 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 38
Rain: averages 5 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Henderson is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Nevada.

4.4 / 7.8

Summer   /   Winter
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Henderson, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Henderson, NevadaUnited States
  4.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.2 in.27.8 in.
  26.7 days106.2 days
  297 days205 days
  1867 ft.2443 ft.


Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

July is the hottest month for Henderson with an average high temperature of 104.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Nevada. In Henderson, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Henderson are April, October and March.

In Henderson, there are 131.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Nevada.

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Henderson with an average of 37.5°. This is one of the warmest places in Nevada.

In Henderson, there are 12.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Nevada.

In Henderson, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Nevada.

Humidity is low in Henderson, 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.

February is the wettest month in Henderson with 0.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 0.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 39% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 4.9 inches in Henderson means that it is drier than most places in Nevada.

February is the rainiest month in Henderson with 4.6 days of rain, and June is the driest month with only 0.6 rainy days. There are 26.7 rainy days annually in Henderson, which is less rainy than most places in Nevada. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 39% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 0.2 inches in Henderson means that it is less snowy than most places in Nevada. December is the snowiest month in Henderson with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Henderson    53 Reviews
    It’s a place to visit for 48 hours, then leave. - 7/3/2021
    Lived here for 3 long years. Besides the laziest people in this pathetic work force, the wind in pretty constant all year. 40 mph is not unusual. Due to the lack of... Read More

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    Fast growing town that no one seems to leave - 9/15/2020
    I grew up in this fast growing town and it feels like home. When my family first moved here in 2003, there was empty land and not a lot of people, but now it feels like... Read More

    Not all it's cracked up to be - 12/29/2019
    We currently live in Henderson and I am less than impressed. We moved here from Washington State, so we're used to really friendly people and courteous drivers. People... Read More

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