Lea County, New Mexico gets 16 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Lea County averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 271 sunny days per year in Lea County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Lea County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 42 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 16 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lea County is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Mexico.
8 / 10
October, September and April are the most pleasant months in Lea County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.