The most pleasant months of the year for Socorro County are May, September and April. In Socorro County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Socorro County with an average high temperature of 91.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in Socorro County with 3.2 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.
Today's Weather - Socorro, NM
10 AM PST
Partly Sunny then Scattered Rain Showers
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Today||Partly Sunny then Scattered Rain Showers||68° / 48°||S 5 to 10 mph|
|Wednesday||Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms||59° / 43°||S 10 to 20 mph|
|Thursday||Rain Showers Likely||52° / 33°||S 10 to 15 mph|
|Friday||Mostly Sunny||51° / 29°||NW 5 to 10 mph|
|Saturday||Sunny||53° / 29°||N 5 to 10 mph|
|Sunday||Mostly Sunny||55° / 30°||W 5 to 10 mph|
|Monday||Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Snow Showers||54° / 28°||W 5 to 10 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 11 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Socorro County 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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Socorro
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.