Reno, NV is located in a semi-arid desert climate with hot, dry summers and cool winters. The average temperature range is quite wide, ranging from a high of 95 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer months to a low of 25 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter months. During the summer months, temperatures often rise above 100°F, so it is important to take precautionary steps to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses and dehydration. In the winter, temperatures can drop below freezing at night and snowfall occasionally occurs in the mountains surrounding Reno. Overall, Reno enjoys sunny and warm days most of the year with many days of clear skies perfect for outdoor activities or simply enjoying time outdoors.
Reno, Nevada gets 9 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Reno averages 22 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 252 sunny days per year in Reno. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Reno gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 51 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 22 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Reno is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Nevada.
8.6 / 5.8
Summer / Winter
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Reno, while December and January are the least comfortable months.