Albuquerque, NM has a predominantly arid climate with warm summer temperatures and cool winters. The average high temperature in the summer months is around 87°F and the average low temperature in winter is 25°F. Precipitation levels are relatively low compared to other parts of the country, with an average annual precipitation of only 11 inches. However, Albuquerque does experience occasional rain and snowfall throughout the year, particularly during the winter months. Overall, Albuquerque enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year with over 300 days of sunshine annually.
Albuquerque, New Mexico gets 11 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Albuquerque averages 11 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 280 sunny days per year in Albuquerque. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Albuquerque gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 57 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Albuquerque is 7.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Mexico.
8.2 / 6.4
Summer / Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Albuquerque, while December and January are the least comfortable months.