Sierra County, New Mexico gets 12 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Sierra County averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 291 sunny days per year in Sierra County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Sierra County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 48 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Sierra County is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Mexico.
8 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Sierra County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.