Las Vegas, NV is known for its hot and dry climate, with temperatures often reaching well into the 90s during summer months. The city receives less than 4 inches of rain annually, which is quite low compared to other cities in the United States. Las Vegas also experiences very little snowfall during the winter season, although temperatures can still drop below freezing at night. In order to protect from extreme heat and cold, many buildings have air conditioning systems installed. Despite its dry climate, Las Vegas is home to numerous plant and animal species that are adapted to thrive in these conditions.
Las Vegas, Nevada gets 5 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Las Vegas averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 294 sunny days per year in Las Vegas. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Las Vegas gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 26 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 104 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
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 Las Vegas is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Nevada.
4.6 / 7.8
Summer / Winter
October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Las Vegas, while July and August are the least comfortable months.