Hobbs, NM is situated in the Chihuahuan Desert and experiences a semi-arid climate with hot summers and mild winters. The temperature range usually varies between 36°F (2°C) in winter and over 100°F (37.8°C) in summer. The area receives an average of about 12 inches (30 cm) of precipitation annually, most of which falls during the summer months. Winters are mild with occasional cold spells that can bring temperatures below freezing for several days at a time. Hobbs is known for its wide variety of climates due to its location in the desert which makes it one of the most interesting places to visit or live.
Hobbs, New Mexico gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Hobbs averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 266 sunny days per year in Hobbs. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Hobbs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 43 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hobbs is 8.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Mexico.
7.4 / 7.4
Summer / Winter
October, September and April are the most pleasant months in Hobbs, while December and January are the least comfortable months.