Santa Fe Weather, When to Go and Climate Information

(Santa Fe, New Mexico - NM, USA)

Santa Fe is home to seasonal weather and a temperate climate. Featuring four individual seasons, Santa Fe averages over 300 days of sunshine a year, making Santa Fe an impressive vacation destination.

The summer months in Santa Fe, from May to September, feature typically hot, sunny weather, with fairly low humidity and cooler evenings, when temperatures drop. Summer weather in Santa Fe peaks at around 35°C / 93°F during July and August, with many fine and sunny days. Thunderstorms can occur during this season.

Rainfall in the Santa Fe area is light and spread throughout the year, although more rain falls during the months of July and August. The average annual precipitation / rainfall in Santa Fe is around 14 inches / 36 cm.

Spring and autumn are dry, pleasant seasons to visit Santa Fe, with plenty of sunny weather. Temperatures during these seasons can reach the low 70s.

Santa Fe's winter weather and climate is generally mild, with frosty nights between November to February. January is usually the coldest month of the year in Santa Fe. Snowfalls can occur during the winter months of November and April. The average annual snowfall in Santa Fe is around 32 inches / 81 cm.

Santa Fe Weather and Climate Chart (Averages)

The following are the normal daily temperature ranges for Santa Fe:



8°C / 46°F
-6°C / 21°F


12°C / 54°F
-3°C / 27°F


16°C / 61°F
0°C / 32°F


22°C / 72°F
4°C / 39°F


27°C / 81°F
9°C / 48°F


32°C / 90°F
15°C / 59°F


34°C / 93°F
18°C / 64°F


32°C / 90°F
17°C / 63°F


28°C / 82°F
13°C / 55°F


22°C / 72°F
6°C / 43°F


14°C / 57°F
-1°C / 30°F


9°C / 48°F
-5°C / 23°F