Albuquerque Metro Area, New Mexico 

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Weather in Albuquerque Metro Area, New Mexico

The most pleasant months of the year for the Albuquerque metro area are May, September and October. In the Albuquerque metro area, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the Albuquerque metro area with an average high temperature of 90.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in the Albuquerque metro area with 4.3 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

10 AM PST

Mostly Sunny

89°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayMostly Sunny100° / 70°S 5 to 10 mph
FridaySunny98° / 71°S 5 to 10 mph
SaturdayMostly Sunny99° / 71°SW 0 to 10 mph
SundaySunny101° / 70°W 5 to 15 mph
MondayMostly Sunny98° / 65°S 5 to 10 mph
TuesdayMostly Sunny96° / 70°S 5 to 10 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny98° / 69°SW 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 12 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Albuquerque Metro Area area is 7.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Mexico.

7.7 / 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
January47° 20°
February53° 24°
March60° 30°
April69° 36°
May79° 46°
June88° 54°
July90° 60°
August88° 59°
September81° 51°
October70° 39°
November57° 28°
December47° 21°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Albuquerque
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02942
February02442
March01941
April0930
May2240
June13040
July18080
August12090
September3060
October0650
November02131
December02842

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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I've lived in both cities, Albuquerque Wins!! - 4/5/2019
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