Fort Sumner, New Mexico 

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Climate in Fort Sumner, New Mexico

Fort Sumner, New Mexico gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fort Sumner averages 14 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 Fort Sumner. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fort Sumner gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 52 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Fort Sumner is 7.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Mexico.

7.9 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Fort Sumner, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fort Sumner, New MexicoUnited States
  15.6 in.38.1 in.
  13.9 in.27.8 in.
  51.8 days106.2 days
  280 days205 days
  92.5°85.8°
  22.8°21.7°
  7.97
  6.34.3
  4032 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 Fort Sumner with an average high temperature of 92.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Mexico. In Fort Sumner, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fort Sumner are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fort Sumner with an average of 22.8°. This is warmer than most places in New Mexico.


In Fort Sumner, there are 71.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in New Mexico.


In Fort Sumner, there are 112.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New Mexico.


In Fort Sumner, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in New Mexico.


August is the wettest month in Fort Sumner with 3.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 46% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.6 inches in Fort Sumner means that it is wetter than most places in New Mexico.


August is the rainiest month in Fort Sumner with 7.7 days of rain, and November is the driest month with only 2.6 rainy days. There are 51.8 rainy days annually in Fort Sumner, which is less rainy than most places in New Mexico. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 13.9 inches in Fort Sumner means that it is about average compared to other places in New Mexico. January is the snowiest month in Fort Sumner with 4.3 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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