Edgewood, New Mexico 

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Climate in Edgewood, New Mexico

Edgewood, New Mexico gets 15 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Edgewood averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 274 sunny days per year in Edgewood. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Edgewood gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 63 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 26 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Edgewood is 7.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in New Mexico.

7.5 / 10
August, September and June are the most pleasant months in Edgewood, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Edgewood, New MexicoUnited States
  14.5 in.38.1 in.
  26.2 in.27.8 in.
  62.8 days106.2 days
  274 days205 days
  85.4°85.8°
  17.7°21.7°
  7.57
  6.34.3
  6647 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 Edgewood with an average high temperature of 85.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New Mexico. In Edgewood, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Edgewood are September, August and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Edgewood with an average of 17.7°. This is colder than most places in New Mexico.


In Edgewood, there are 13.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in New Mexico.


In Edgewood, there are 156.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in New Mexico.


In Edgewood, there are 2.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in New Mexico.


August is the wettest month in Edgewood with 2.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 14.5 inches in Edgewood means that it is wetter than most places in New Mexico.


July is the rainiest month in Edgewood with 9.3 days of rain, and November is the driest month with only 3.5 rainy days. There are 62.8 rainy days annually in Edgewood, which is rainier than most places in New Mexico. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 36% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 26.2 inches in Edgewood means that it is snowier than most places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in Edgewood with 7.0 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Edgewood    4 Reviews
    Best place ever - 4/9/2015
    Located in Santa Fe county, NM. Retired here from the Air Force. Quick access to Albuquerque (20 min). Climate is mild in the summer, snow melts in a day typically in... Read More

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    Good neighbors - 8/23/2010
    When we moved to the area many years ago, our neighbors came and introduced themselves. For the most part, we have left each other alone since then---unless we or they... Read More

    Indignant - 11/30/2008
    If there was one word to describe Edgewood, NM it would be the word "indignant". It is friendly and welcoming on the surface; churches, schools, community. But if you... Read More


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