The best times to visit Pahrump for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 10th

or

September 10th to November 4th

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

 

 


Other Pahrump Travel Info

Weather in Pahrump

Temperature

Average temperatures in Pahrump vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel cold for about half the year, and too hot for part of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 Pahrump, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 103°F (39.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.7°F (21.5°C) at night.

Pahrump Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Pahrump 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.

Pahrump Perceived Temperature (F)

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Pahrump Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Pahrump 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 59.1 44.5 31.6
Feb 62.6 47.8 34.3
Mar 71 55.6 40
Apr 77.2 61.7 45.1
May 85.6 70.7 53.6
Jun 96.7 81.9 63.1
Jul 102 87.7 70.9
Aug 99.7 85.1 68.6
Sep 93.6 78 61.6
Oct 80 64.2 49
Nov 67.2 52 37.9
Dec 55.8 42.2 30.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.1 6.9 -0.2
Feb 17 8.8 1.3
Mar 21.7 13.1 4.4
Apr 25.1 16.5 7.3
May 29.8 21.5 12
Jun 35.9 27.7 17.3
Jul 38.9 30.9 21.6
Aug 37.6 29.5 20.3
Sep 34.2 25.6 16.4
Oct 26.7 17.9 9.4
Nov 19.6 11.1 3.3
Dec 13.2 5.7 -0.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Pahrump are June, May, and then April. 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 late January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Pahrump? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Pahrump is often around around February 12th 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 Pahrump.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pahrump (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 5% 0 0.4
Feb 4% 1.2 0.4
Mar 3% 0 0.4
Apr 3% 0 0.2
May 2% 0 0.1
Jun 0% 0 0.1
Jul 4% 0 0.3
Aug 4% 0 0.5
Sep 3% 0 0.4
Oct 4% 0 0.5
Nov 3% 0 0.3
Dec 7% 1.2 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 1
Feb 4 3 1
Mar 3 0 1
Apr 3 0 0.5
May 2 0 0.3
Jun 0 0 0.3
Jul 4 0 0.8
Aug 4 0 1.3
Sep 3 0 1
Oct 4 0 1.3
Nov 3 0 0.8
Dec 7 3 2.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Pahrump has some months with regular humidity, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is June (6.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (36.2%).

Wind in Pahrump is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.6 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 19.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 7.1 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Mar 7.9 Gentle breeze 17.2 Significant breeze
Apr 9 Gentle breeze 18.9 Strong breeze
May 8.9 Gentle breeze 18.9 Significant breeze
Jun 8.6 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Jul 7.7 Gentle breeze 18.1 Significant breeze
Aug 7.5 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Sep 6.8 Light breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Oct 6.7 Light breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Nov 6.6 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 14.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 26.8%
Feb 27.7%
Mar 17.5%
Apr 12.5%
May 10.6%
Jun 6.5%
Jul 12.4%
Aug 13%
Sep 13.2%
Oct 19.2%
Nov 22.6%
Dec 36.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Pahrump?

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 Pahrump, NV, US is May, followed by December and September. 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 Pahrump 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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 54.6 in November means 54.6% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Pahrump Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 91.2°F (32.9°C) and 63.6°F (17.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Pahrump, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 96.8°F (36°C) and 62.1°F (16.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 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 Pahrump to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.5°F (18.1°C) and 53°F (11.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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