Malaga, New Mexico 

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Climate in Malaga, New Mexico

Malaga, New Mexico gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Malaga averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 281 sunny days per year in Malaga. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Malaga gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 47 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 96 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.9 / 10
October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Malaga, while July and June are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Malaga, New MexicoUnited States
  13.3 in.38.1 in.
  4.4 in.27.8 in.
  46.5 days106.2 days
  281 days205 days
  96.0°85.8°
  28.5°21.7°
  7.97
  6.64.3
  3005 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.


June is the hottest month for Malaga with an average high temperature of 96.3°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in New Mexico. In Malaga, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Malaga are October, April and March.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Malaga with an average of 28.5°. This is one of the warmest places in New Mexico.


In Malaga, there are 112.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in New Mexico.


In Malaga, there are 71.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in New Mexico.


In Malaga, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New Mexico.


September is the wettest month in Malaga with 2.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is March with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 42% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 13.3 inches in Malaga means that it is about average compared to other places in New Mexico.


August is the rainiest month in Malaga with 6.0 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 2.4 rainy days. There are 46.5 rainy days annually in Malaga, which is less rainy than most places in New Mexico. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 4.4 inches in Malaga means that it is less snowy than most places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in Malaga with 1.7 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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