Las Cruces, New Mexico 

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Weather in Las Cruces, New Mexico

The most pleasant months of the year for Las Cruces are April, October and March. In Las Cruces, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. June is the hottest month for Las Cruces with an average high temperature of 94.8°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in Las Cruces with 1.2 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the summer when the humidity becomes unpleasant.


Today's Weather - Las Cruces, NM

5 PM PST

Mostly Clear

56°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Clear37° / 61°NW 6 to 12 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy38° / 64°NE 1 mph
Saturday NightMostly Cloudy43° / 65°WSW 3 mph
Sunday NightChance Rain Showers44° / 60°W 9 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers36° / 57°NW 2 to 6 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear33° / 57°NE 2 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Cloudy35° / 58°NE 2 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 95 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 10 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Las Cruces area is 8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Mexico.

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
January58° 27°
February63° 31°
March70° 37°
April78° 44°
May87° 53°
June95° 62°
July95° 67°
August92° 66°
September88° 59°
October79° 46°
November67° 34°
December57° 27°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Las Cruces
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02330
February01520
March0820
April1220
May10020
June25030
July26070
August22080
September11050
October1140
November01230
December02230

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 Las Cruces    46 Reviews
It was a good town 10 years ago and still is. - 10/11/2019
I like Las Cruces a lot. It's a small town, but it's growing. 10 years ago I moved away, and have been back about a month now. While the population has increased quite a... Read More

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Nine-year Resident's Opinion - 6/20/2019
We have lived here nine years. The climate is great and many people friendly. The politics seem to be a bit shady and shopping is somewhat limited. If you need more... Read More

A Nice Place to live and work, or retire - 5/14/2019
Been here 4 years. It is a good place to live. Not a place of amusement parks, many malls (we have one) but the mountains are cool. There are events weekly and there is... Read More


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