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The Las Vegas Weather
The city of Las Vegas is located in Clark County, Nevada and it is one of the most visited travel destinations in the world. The type of weather that you will find in Las Vegas is subtropical desert and because it is located in the Mohabi Desert the city will get very little precipitation and a lot of sunshine throughout the year. Not all of the year in Las Vegas is hot. In fact, the temperatures cool during the months of November through February. At any other time the Las Vegas weather can be brutal. The good news for those who travel or live in the city of Las Vegas is that the casinos and businesses in the city keep their temperatures inside reasonably cool.
The Las Vegas weather can experience really hot temperatures any time from March through October and sometimes even November. It is not rare to see temperatures above 100 Fahrenheit (37.78 Celsius) for several days in a row as early as the month of May. In the summer it is almost guaranteed that you will have temperatures above 100 for most of the time you visit. The average high temperature in the month of July is 104 Fahrenheit (40 Celsius). We at The Las Vegas Weather.Net recommend that you visit during other times of the year unless you will be indoors all the time.
Rain In Las Vegas
If you are concerned about how much rain the Las Vegas weather will throw your way during your visit you should probably not be. Throughout the year the city of Las Vegas will only experience 4.49 inches (114 millimeters) of precipitation each year. No single month in Las Vegas sees an average over 0.69 inches (17.5 millimeters) of precipitation each year and that is the month of February. You should probably leave your raincoat at home when you visit. Throughout the year the city of Las Vegas will only have 29 days with any measurable precipitation. During March it rains for a little over 3.5 days and that is the most that you will see. If you want to be sure whether you should bring your umbrella and raincoat, you can check the current and the extended forecast before your visit at www.thelasvegasweather.net.
Snow In Las Vegas
Here is a little something that most people do not know. The Las Vegas area has in fact seen snow in the past but it is extremely rare. The last measurable snow to hit the city of Las Vegas happened in the month of December of 2008. There are some areas in Nevada that will experience some snow and the mountains surrounding Las Vegas are one of those. If you are visiting the mountains of Las Vegas as a side trip, you may want to have a coat. The Las Vegas weather in the city, however, will rarely see temperatures that dip below 30 Fahrenheit (-1 Celsius). Nighttime temperatures during the winter can reach the freezing mark a few times.
As stated earlier the city of Las Vegas will see a lot of sunshine throughout the year. There is an average of 300 sunny days each year and rainclouds are extremely rare, especially during the summer. Half the precipitation you will see in the city of Las Vegas happens during the winter. The sunniest month of the year is June which averages 402 mean sunshine hours each month while for the year the average of sunshine hours is 3,822. Even the winter months see a lot of sunshine in Las Vegas. The month of December experiences 235.6 mean sunshine hours each year and that is as much sunshine as other parts of the country get during the summer months. Check www.thelasvegasweather.net if you are visiting during the winter.
Best Time To Visit
If you are visiting the city of Las Vegas and want to know when you should do so then we at The Las Vegas Weather.Net recommend that you do so during the late spring and mid to late fall. Visiting during those times of the year will ensure that you avoid the extremely hot temperatures which are normal during the summer days and the very cool nights of the winter. During those times of the year, seeing precipitation is very rare anyway so you should have enough time to do anything you would like in Las Vegas. It is also a perfect time to visit outdoor sites like the Red Rock Canyon and the Freemont Street experience.
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