The most pleasant months of the year for the Espanola metro area are September, June and August. In the Espanola metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the Espanola metro area with an average high temperature of 85.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New Mexico. January is the snowiest month in the Espanola metro area with 8.0 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.
Today's Weather - Española, NM
3 PM PST
Rain And Snow Showers Likely
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|This Afternoon||Rain And Snow Showers Likely||41° / 26°||S 5 mph|
|Friday||Partly Sunny||42° / 23°||W 5 to 10 mph|
|Saturday||Sunny||47° / 19°||NW 5 mph|
|Sunday||Sunny||48° / 21°||NW 5 mph|
|Monday||Mostly Sunny||50° / 19°||W 5 to 10 mph|
|Tuesday||Mostly Sunny||39° / 13°||W 10 to 15 mph|
|Wednesday||Slight Chance Rain Showers then Chance Rain And Snow Showers||42° / 22°||S 5 to 10 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Española Metro Area area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Mexico.
7.3 / 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: Española
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.