Today in Santa Fe, United States

Windy with a mix of clouds and sun. High 71F. Winds W at 25 to 35 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph.

Mostly cloudy and windy this evening becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Low 47F. W winds at 20 to 30 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph.

This weather data was last updated 2017-04-24 20:53:44.

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Santa Fe Weather

If you are thinking of travelling to Santa Fe, New Mexico City then you need to look at some very important aspects of this place especially the weather. When travelling to a place the most important thing you need to look at is the weather because it will help you determine the right time to travel to the place. Imagine travelling to a place only to be affected by adverse weather such as blizzards and hurricanes. Certainly this would destroy everything and if you had plans of touring the place, it surely won't be possible. In such a case a person that stayed home will be better than you since they didn't waste any money travelling in vain. Our aim at Santa Fe Weather.Net is to reduce the risks of travelling to a place when weather conditions are not favorable. By constantly visiting www.santafeweather.net you will get the latest updates on Santa Fe weather. This will help you better plan your travel since you will be able to identify the months that have favorable weather. If you are not sure of how you can interpret some of the weather info on Santa Fe you can visit this site and get simple and clear info on Santa Fe weather. Before we look at the type of weather experienced in Santa Fe, we can consider a bit of Geography just to appreciate some of the factors that influence this city's climate. Santa Fe is located at an elevation of 7199 feet (2134 m) above sea and is the highest city in the U.S.

Climate

Santa Fe experiences a semi-arid climate which is characterized by cold winters and hot summers. The daily temperature average of this city ranges from 29.3 degree Fahrenheit (-1.5 degrees Centigrade) in January to 69.8 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Centigrade). Evening temperatures are cooler than afternoon temperatures because of aridity and elevation. Most days average above 30 degrees Fahrenheit (17 degrees Centigrade).

Temperatures

The record highest temperature ever recorded in Santa Fe was 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Centigrade). The lowest temperature ever recorded in this city was -18 degrees Fahrenheit (-28 degrees Centigrade). The hottest months are June, July and August, with June having an average of 83 degrees Fahrenheit (28.3 degrees Centigrade), July having a monthly average of 85.6 degrees Fahrenheit (29.8) and August having a monthly average of 82.9 degrees Fahrenheit (28.3 degrees Centigrade). July is the hottest month. January is the coldest month with an average of 15.5 degrees Fahrenheit (-9.2 degrees Centigrade) followed by December which has an average of 15.9 degrees Fahrenheit (-8.9 degrees Centigrade). For more updates on Santa Fe temperatures check www.santafeweather.net.

Rainfall

Santa Fe receives an average of 14.22 inches (361.2 mm) of rainfall per annum. Rainfall is received throughout the year. The highest amount of rainfall is received between the months of July and September. July receives the highest amount of rainfall with a monthly average of 2.25 inches (57.2 mm) rainfall while August and September receive monthly averages of 2.13 inches (54.1 mm) and 1.67 inches (42.4 mm) respectively. According to Koppen climate classification a dry month is one that has less than 1.18 inches (30 mm) of rainfall. That means Santa Fe has a total of 6 dry months.

Snowfall

Santa Fe experiences snowfall although it is light. Snow doesn't stay on the ground for a long time due to the high elevation and low latitude of the city. The city receives between 6 - 8 snowfalls a year between November and April. The city receives an average annual total of 25.8 inches (65.5 cm) of snowfall. December is the month with the highest amount of snowfall, receiving a total of 6.9 inches (17.5 cm) followed by January and February which receive average snowfalls of 5 inches (12.7 cm) and 5.4 inches (13.7 cm) respectively. April receives the lowest amount of snowfall with an average of 4.3 inches (10.9 cm).

Travelling

When travelling to Santa Fe the best time to travel to this place is at a time when it is neither too hot nor cold. We at Santa Fe Weather.Net believe that the months from September to November are the best time to visit Santa Fe because the temperatures will be moderate and rainfall will be reasonably low. Besides rainfall Santa Fe has weather conditions which are not too severe so it is possible to travel to this part of the U.S. any time of the year.

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