Climate

Typical Weather


Local climate is best described as arid with abundant sunshine, low humidity, scant precipitation, and a wide, yet tolerable, range of temperatures.

More than three-fourths of the daylight hours have sunshine, even through the winter months. Temperatures reflect Rio Rancho's comfortable, high-altitude climate.

Rio Rancho shines with 330 days of sunshine and 8.2 inches of rainfall, annually.

Season Temperatures


Season
Average High
Average Low
Spring 70
40
Summer
91
62
Fall
71
43
Winter
49
23

Forecast


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