Albuquerque, New Mexico 

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Weather in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The most pleasant months of the year for Albuquerque are May, September and April. In Albuquerque, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Albuquerque with an average high temperature of 91.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in Albuquerque with 3.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.


Today's Weather - Albuquerque, NM

2 AM PST

Mostly Clear

71°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Clear57° / 80°SE 5 to 10 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy53° / 76°W 5 to 15 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy50° / 86°W 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightPartly Cloudy54° / 86°SW 5 to 10 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy56° / 85°S 5 to 20 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy52° / 87°S 5 to 20 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear52° / 86°SW 5 to 20 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Albuquerque area is 7.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Mexico.

7.8 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January49° 24°
February54° 27°
March62° 33°
April71° 40°
May80° 49°
June90° 57°
July92° 63°
August89° 62°
September82° 55°
October71° 43°
November57° 31°
December48° 24°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Albuquerque
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02842
February02241
March01451
April0430
May2040
June15040
July21080
August14090
September3060
October0350
November01731
December02742

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.


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Reviews for Albuquerque    246 Reviews
Want to give negative stars to Hell as one should - 3/30/2021
I've lived in this place my whole life except the years I was in Iraq and Afghanistan. This is a dump with unemployment seen all around and beggers at almost every... Read More

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Interesting history, culture and landscape but... - 3/25/2021
Lived here over 40 years. Albuquerque is a sanctuary city, along with most of the state. Most state and local politics are occupied by outside vetted people. Fees and... Read More

Was nice desert town, years ago, not so much now - 3/24/2021
Been here since 70s. ABQ was a laid back desert town then. Civility, community, quality of life were exceptional even with the underlying poverty and undereducation. The... Read More


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