The weather in Las Cruces is moderate enough that travelers can head to the area during any time of the year.  The summers get warm, but they are not excessively hot.  The average summer high temperature is in the nineties.  Travelers should bear in mind that there is very little moisture in the air, which means that there is very little humidity and so ninety degrees in Las Cruces doesn’t feel nearly as hot as ninety degrees in many other parts of the world.  Summer evenings see temperature drops of nearly thirty degrees, so that visitors may wish to bring a light jacket with them if heading to the area during the summer.

Winter visitors will find that the area does not get particularly cold.  The average winter low temperature is right around freezing point.  Of course, the weather in the nearby mountains will be a bit cooler, so visitors seeking to see some snow should head there to get their fill.

Annual rainfall in Las Cruces averages less than ten inches each year.  The month which is considered to be the rainiest is August, when there may be two to three inches of rain.  All of the other months of the year are mostly dry.

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