Madrid, New Mexico 

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Climate in Madrid, New Mexico

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

Madrid averages 31 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 278 sunny days per year in Madrid. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Madrid gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 72 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 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 15 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 31 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Madrid is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New Mexico.

7.6 / 10
September, August and May are the most pleasant months in Madrid, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Madrid, New MexicoUnited States
  15.0 in.38.1 in.
  31.1 in.27.8 in.
  72.2 days106.2 days
  278 days205 days
  88.0°85.8°
  20.8°21.7°
  7.67
  6.34.3
  6020 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 Madrid with an average high temperature of 88.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New Mexico. In Madrid, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Madrid are September, May and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Madrid with an average of 20.8°. This is about average compared to other places in New Mexico.


In Madrid, there are 27.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in New Mexico.


In Madrid, there are 139.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in New Mexico.


In Madrid, there are 1.0 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 Madrid with 2.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 40% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.0 inches in Madrid means that it is wetter than most places in New Mexico.


August is the rainiest month in Madrid with 10.4 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 72.2 rainy days annually in Madrid, which is rainier than most places in New Mexico. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 35% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 31.1 inches in Madrid means that it is snowier than most places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in Madrid with 7.9 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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