Las Cruces has a desert climate with hot summers and mild winters. The city is known for its sunny weather throughout the year and low levels of precipitation.
Las Cruces, New Mexico gets 10 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Las Cruces averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 294 sunny days per year in Las Cruces. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Las Cruces 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 95 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 10 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Las Cruces is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Mexico.
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Summer / Winter
April, October and September are the most pleasant months in Las Cruces, while July and December are the least comfortable months.