Henderson, Nevada 

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Climate in Henderson, Nevada

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


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.4 / 10
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
  104.2°85.8°
  38.0°21.7°
  7.47
  5.84.3
  1867 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

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.


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 131.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest 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.


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    51 Reviews
    Great Place To Live - 5/13/2018
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    HENDERSON, NV A GOOD PLACE TO RETIRE - 5/5/2018
    AFTER GOING THROUGH THE NEW PROGRAM, I APPRECIATE THE WORK THAT WENT INTO THIS PROJECT..VERY USER FRIENDLY AND THE LEFT SIDE TITLE PROMPTS SAVE A LOT OF TIME. I HAVE... Read More

    LIFE IN HENDERSON FOR RETIREES - 11/18/2017
    WE RELOCATED FROM BOSTON, MA TO HENDERSON, NV ONLY TWO YEARS AGO IN 2015. BOTH OF US HAVE BEEN RETIRED FOR 10 YEARS AND ARE IN ARE EARLY 70'S AND IS REASONABLY GOOD... Read More


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