The best times to visit Northern Albuquerque for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 24th


August 20th to October 28th

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



Other Northern Albuquerque Travel Info

Weather in Northern Albuquerque


Average temperatures in Northern Albuquerque vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Northern Albuquerque, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 95.3°F (35.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.5°F (18.6°C) at night.

Northern Albuquerque Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Northern Albuquerque Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Northern Albuquerque Perceived Temperature (F)


Northern Albuquerque Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Northern Albuquerque 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 50 36 23.8
Feb 56.4 41.5 27.7
Mar 66.5 50.6 35.4
Apr 73.7 57.6 41.7
May 81.1 65.5 49.8
Jun 93.1 78 61.5
Jul 92.4 78.1 66.1
Aug 91.4 77.3 64.9
Sep 85.1 70.8 58.7
Oct 73.9 59.2 45.9
Nov 60.9 46.3 33.5
Dec 49.5 36.8 26

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 10 2.2 -4.6
Feb 13.6 5.3 -2.4
Mar 19.2 10.3 1.9
Apr 23.2 14.2 5.4
May 27.3 18.6 9.9
Jun 33.9 25.6 16.4
Jul 33.6 25.6 18.9
Aug 33 25.2 18.3
Sep 29.5 21.6 14.8
Oct 23.3 15.1 7.7
Nov 16.1 7.9 0.8
Dec 9.7 2.7 -3.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Northern Albuquerque are March, November, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Northern Albuquerque? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Northern Albuquerque is often around around February 26th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Northern Albuquerque.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 2.4 0.3
Feb 4% 1.7 0.3
Mar 3% 2 0.3
Apr 6% 1.2 0.4
May 5% 0 0.6
Jun 4% 0 0.4
Jul 15% 0 2
Aug 10% 0 1.1
Sep 8% 0 1.3
Oct 5% 0 0.7
Nov 3% 0 0.3
Dec 8% 1.6 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 6.1 0.8
Feb 4 4.3 0.8
Mar 3 5.1 0.8
Apr 6 3 1
May 5 0 1.5
Jun 4 0 1
Jul 15 0 5.1
Aug 10 0 2.8
Sep 8 0 3.3
Oct 5 0 1.8
Nov 3 0 0.8
Dec 8 4.1 2


Humidity and Wind

Northern Albuquerque has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is June (13.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (40.5%).

Wind in Northern Albuquerque is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.2 MPH or 16.5 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 late June where average top sustained speeds reach 21.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Mar 7.4 Gentle breeze 17.7 Significant breeze
Apr 8.9 Gentle breeze 20.6 Strong breeze
May 8.5 Gentle breeze 20.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.8 Gentle breeze 20.2 Strong breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 19.7 Significant breeze
Aug 6.3 Light breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Dec 5.8 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 34.3%
Feb 28.7%
Mar 19.1%
Apr 15.3%
May 18.1%
Jun 13.6%
Jul 31.2%
Aug 29.5%
Sep 30.1%
Oct 26.8%
Nov 28.2%
Dec 40.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Northern Albuquerque?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Northern Albuquerque, NM, US is July, followed by March and June. 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 Northern Albuquerque in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 57.9 in November means 57.9% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Northern Albuquerque Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 60.7°F (15.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 1 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Northern Albuquerque, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Northern Albuquerque to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 60.7°F (15.9°C) and 44.3°F (6.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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