Zip 87939 (Monticello, NM) Weather


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United States / New Mexico / No Metro Area / Sierra County / No City / Monticello (zip 87939)

The most pleasant months of the year for the 87939 zip code are September, May and August. In the 87939 zip code, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. June is the hottest month for the 87939 zip code with an average high temperature of 85.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in New Mexico. December is the snowiest month in the 87939 zip code with 3.8 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.

Today's Weather - Monticello, NM

8 PM PST

Mostly Clear

82°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightMostly Clear67° / 94°W 6 mph
Sunday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy68° / 94°WSW 6 to 12 mph
Monday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy68° / 92°W 12 mph
Tuesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms67° / 89°WNW 6 to 12 mph
Wednesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms67° / 86°NNE 5 to 10 mph
Thursday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms65° / 84°WSW 5 to 9 mph
Friday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms65° / 83°SSW 5 to 8 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 18
Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Monticello (zip 87939) area is 8.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New Mexico.

8.9 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January50° 18°
February54° 22°
March60° 25°
April68° 31°
May77° 41°
June86° 49°
July85° 55°
August82° 53°
September78° 45°
October69° 34°
November59° 23°
December50° 17°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Monticello
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03031
February02521
March02620
April01520
May1330
June7030
July6080
August1090
September0150
October01230
November02620
December03031

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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