Zip 88029 (Columbus, NM) 

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Climate in Zip 88029 (Columbus, NM)

Columbus (zip 88029), New Mexico gets 11 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Columbus (zip 88029) averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 293 sunny days per year in Columbus (zip 88029). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Columbus (zip 88029) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 43 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 96 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 88029 zip code is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Mexico.

8 / 10
October, April and September are the most pleasant months in the 88029 zip code, while July and June are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Columbus, New MexicoUnited States
  10.6 in.38.1 in.
  1.8 in.27.8 in.
  42.8 days106.2 days
  293 days205 days
  95.5°85.8°
  28.8°21.7°
  87
  7.14.3
  4279 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


June is the hottest month for the 88029 zip code with an average high temperature of 96.0°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in New Mexico. In the 88029 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 88029 zip code are April, October and March.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 88029 zip code with an average of 28.6°. This is one of the warmest places in New Mexico.


In the 88029 zip code, there are 101.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in New Mexico.


In the 88029 zip code, there are 74.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in New Mexico.


In the 88029 zip code, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New Mexico.


August is the wettest month in the 88029 zip code with 2.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 0.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 46% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 10.6 inches in the 88029 zip code means that it is drier than most places in New Mexico.


July is the rainiest month in the 88029 zip code with 7.5 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 1.4 rainy days. There are 42.8 rainy days annually in the 88029 zip code, which is one of the least rainy places in New Mexico. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 40% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 12% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.8 inches in the 88029 zip code means that it is one of the least snowy places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in the 88029 zip code with 0.7 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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