Sandoval County, NM is known for its hot and arid climate. The climate in the county is influenced by its high elevation and location in the southwest region of the United States. Summers are typically hot and dry, while winters are moderate with occasional periods of cold temperatures and snowfall. The average annual temperature is about 70°F (21°C), with July being the hottest month of the year reaching an average temperature of 78°F (26 C). Precipitation throughout the year is relatively low, with an average amount of about 11 inches (279 mm) per year, most of which falls during June through August.
Sandoval County, New Mexico gets 13 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Sandoval County averages 19 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 278 sunny days per year in Sandoval County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Sandoval County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 57 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 13 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 19 inches of snow a year