Rio Rancho, New Mexico gets 12 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Rio Rancho averages 10 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 273 sunny days per year in Rio Rancho. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Rio Rancho gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 50 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Rio Rancho is 7.7 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New Mexico.
7.7 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Rio Rancho, while December and January are the least comfortable months.