The best times to visit Alamogordo for ideal weather are

March 26th to May 27th

or

September 10th to October 21st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Alamogordo Travel Info

Weather in Alamogordo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Alamogordo vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Alamogordo, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 97.5°F (36.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.4°F (19.7°C) at night.

Alamogordo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Alamogordo Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Alamogordo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Alamogordo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Alamogordo Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 56.6 41.3 28.4
Feb 62.6 46.9 32.6
Mar 71.2 55.2 39.3
Apr 78.5 62.9 46.7
May 85.3 70.2 53.6
Jun 96.3 81.7 65.1
Jul 93.3 79.9 66.7
Aug 93.1 79.7 66.4
Sep 86.6 73.1 60.1
Oct 78.3 62.9 47.7
Nov 65.5 50.2 36.1
Dec 56.3 42.7 30.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.7 5.2 -2
Feb 17 8.3 0.3
Mar 21.8 12.9 4.1
Apr 25.8 17.2 8.2
May 29.6 21.2 12
Jun 35.7 27.6 18.4
Jul 34.1 26.6 19.3
Aug 33.9 26.5 19.1
Sep 30.3 22.8 15.6
Oct 25.7 17.2 8.7
Nov 18.6 10.1 2.3
Dec 13.5 5.9 -0.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Alamogordo are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Alamogordo? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Alamogordo.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Alamogordo (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0.1
May 2% 0 0.1
Jun 1% 0 0.1
Jul 5% 0 0.6
Aug 3% 0 0.2
Sep 4% 0 0.3
Oct 2% 0 0.2
Nov 1% 0 0.1
Dec 2% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0.3
May 2 0 0.3
Jun 1 0 0.3
Jul 5 0 1.5
Aug 3 0 0.5
Sep 4 0 0.8
Oct 2 0 0.5
Nov 1 0 0.3
Dec 2 0 0.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Alamogordo has some months with regular humidity, with some very dry months. The least humid month is April (13.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (38.3%).

Wind in Alamogordo is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 19.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Alamogordo.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.3 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Feb 6.2 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Apr 7.9 Gentle breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
May 7.5 Gentle breeze 18 Significant breeze
Jun 7.1 Gentle breeze 18.2 Strong breeze
Jul 5.9 Light breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Aug 5.6 Light breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Sep 5.2 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Oct 5.6 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 5.2 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 34.5%
Feb 25.6%
Mar 17.6%
Apr 13.7%
May 15.6%
Jun 15.2%
Jul 34.7%
Aug 33.4%
Sep 37.1%
Oct 28.4%
Nov 28.8%
Dec 38.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Alamogordo?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Alamogordo, NM, US is June, followed by May and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Alamogordo in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44 in December means 44% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Alamogordo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 93.1°F (33.9°C) and 66.3°F (19.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Alamogordo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.6°F (32°C) and 60°F (15.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Alamogordo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.3°F (19.1°C) and 51.7°F (10.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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