July is usually the hottest month of the year in New Mexico as the average high temperatures climb in the hot zone of 84°F (28.9°C) to 96°F (35.6°C), while the average low temperatures remain in the comfortable 50°F (10°C) to 64°F (17.8°C) range. Alamogordo, in the south, is between 68°F (20°C) to 93°F (33.9°C), while Gallup in the central region registers 54°F (12.2°C) to 88°F (31.1°C). Night temperatures are comfortable even at the peak of the summer. Precipitation is moderate from 2" (51mm) to 4" (102mm), with frequently stormy weather that brings the majority of the rainfall. The conditions are dry and hot as the humidity is in the range of 30% to 50%, and the sunshine is intense. Temperatures often touch 100°F (37.8°C) as the state averages 25 sunny days in the month. Sun goggles and sunscreen are mandatory for a significant part of the day. Avoid the midday sun as far as possible. New Mexico swells with tourists in July as there is something to do for everybody.