Santa Cruz, New Mexico gets 12 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Santa Cruz averages 12 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 280 sunny days per year in Santa Cruz. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Santa Cruz gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 53 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Santa Cruz is 7.7 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in New Mexico.
7.7 / 10
September, May and August are the most pleasant months in Santa Cruz, while December and January are the least comfortable months.