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Ruidoso, New Mexico, gets 22 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 31 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 55.

On average, there are 287 sunny days per year in Ruidoso, New Mexico. The July high is around 81 degrees. The January low is 22. Sperling's comfort index for Ruidoso is a 74 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATERuidoso, New MexicoUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  22.332939.2
  Snowfall (in.)  30.505125.8
  Precipitation Days  55102
  Sunny Days  287205
  Avg. July High  81.192586.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  22.425522.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  7454
  UV Index  6.94.3
  Elevation ft.  6,8231,443

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Retirement Village/Welfare Town - 2/5/2016
Too small for an aspiring person to grow. The work force is pretty weak. Most decent employees didn't grow up here; they transplanted from areas where a person has to... (Read More)

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RuiDoso, NM - 9/12/2012
The economy is heavily tourist based which relates to service industry and minimum wage in a resort community. Great place to retire, not a good place to work. Good... (Read More)

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