The best times to visit Silver City for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 10th


August 20th to November 11th

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



Other Silver City Travel Info

Weather in Silver City


Average temperatures in Silver City 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 42nd 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 Silver City, 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 96.9°F (36.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.8°F (16.6°C) at night.

Silver City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Silver City 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.

Silver City Perceived Temperature (F)


Silver City Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Silver City 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 60 42.6 26.9
Feb 65.2 47.1 30.4
Mar 71.4 53.6 35.7
Apr 77.8 60.3 41.2
May 84.6 68 48.5
Jun 95.3 79 60
Jul 91.4 76.6 65.1
Aug 91.2 76 63.7
Sep 87.2 71.8 57.9
Oct 81 63.5 46.2
Nov 70.1 52.3 35.3
Dec 60.7 43.6 28.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.6 5.9 -2.8
Feb 18.4 8.4 -0.9
Mar 21.9 12 2.1
Apr 25.4 15.7 5.1
May 29.2 20 9.2
Jun 35.2 26.1 15.6
Jul 33 24.8 18.4
Aug 32.9 24.4 17.6
Sep 30.7 22.1 14.4
Oct 27.2 17.5 7.9
Nov 21.2 11.3 1.8
Dec 15.9 6.4 -2.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Silver City are May, April, and then February. 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 to mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Silver City? 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 Silver City.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.2
Feb 1% 0 0.1
Mar 1% 0 0.2
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 0% 0 0
Jun 2% 0 0.2
Jul 23% 0 3.9
Aug 21% 0 2.6
Sep 7% 0 1.1
Oct 2% 0 0.3
Nov 2% 0 0.2
Dec 4% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.5
Feb 1 0 0.3
Mar 1 0 0.5
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 0 0 0
Jun 2 0 0.5
Jul 23 0 9.9
Aug 21 0 6.6
Sep 7 0 2.8
Oct 2 0 0.8
Nov 2 0 0.5
Dec 4 0 0.8


Humidity and Wind

Silver City has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is May (13.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (44.7%).

Wind in Silver City is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 9.4 knots (10.8 MPH or 17.3 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 July where average top sustained speeds reach 21 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.2 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Feb 7.6 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8.3 Gentle breeze 18.1 Significant breeze
Apr 9.4 Gentle breeze 20 Strong breeze
May 9 Gentle breeze 19.3 Significant breeze
Jun 8.4 Gentle breeze 18.8 Strong breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 18.8 Significant breeze
Aug 6.1 Light breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.5 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Nov 6.6 Light breeze 14 Significant breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 34.7%
Feb 28%
Mar 19.4%
Apr 14.1%
May 13.5%
Jun 13.7%
Jul 44%
Aug 44.7%
Sep 41.3%
Oct 28.1%
Nov 28.8%
Dec 38.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Silver City?

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 Silver City, 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 Silver City 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

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 Silver City Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 66.9°F (19.4°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 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Silver City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 65.6°F (18.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 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 Silver City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 56.5°F (13.6°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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