Climate and monthly weather forecast
White Sands National Monument, NM

The stunning landscape of the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico
The stunning landscape of the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, is another mild winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 22.3°F (-5.4°C) and max 57.2°F (14°C). In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still moderate 57.2°F (14°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is an enjoyable month in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, with an average temperature varying between 63°F (17.2°C) and 25.7°F (-3.5°C). In February, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a mild 57.2°F (14°C) in January to a comfortable 63°F (17.2°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a pleasant month in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, with an average temperature varying between 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and 70.5°F (21.4°C). In White Sands National Monument, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a comfortable 63°F (17.2°C) in February to a pleasant 70.5°F (21.4°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a warm spring month in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, with an average temperature ranging between max 79.5°F (26.4°C) and min 39.6°F (4.2°C). In White Sands National Monument, the average high-temperature in April increases from an agreeable 70.5°F (21.4°C) in March to a moderately hot 79.5°F (26.4°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a tropical month in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, with an average temperature fluctuating between 48.6°F (9.2°C) and 88.2°F (31.2°C). In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a moderately hot 79.5°F (26.4°C) in April to a tropical 88.2°F (31.2°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in White Sands National Monument, is a very hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 97°F (36.1°C) and min 58.6°F (14.8°C). In White Sands National Monument, the average high-temperature in June marginally rises from a tropical 88.2°F (31.2°C) in May to a very hot 97°F (36.1°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, is a very hot summer month, with an average temperature varying between 97.2°F (36.2°C) and 64°F (17.8°C). With an average high-temperature of 97.2°F (36.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 64°F (17.8°C), July is the warmest month. Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, with an average temperature fluctuating between 61.9°F (16.6°C) and 94.6°F (34.8°C). In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a tropical 94.6°F (34.8°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in White Sands National Monument, is still a hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 89.1°F (31.7°C) and min 54.1°F (12.3°C). In White Sands National Monument, the average high-temperature in September marginally drops from a hot 94.6°F (34.8°C) in August to a still tropical 89.1°F (31.7°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, with an average temperature ranging between min 41.2°F (5.1°C) and max 79°F (26.1°C). In White Sands National Monument, the average high-temperature in October drops from a tropical 89.1°F (31.7°C) in September to a warm 79°F (26.1°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in White Sands National Monument, is another comfortable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 66°F (18.9°C) and 28°F (-2.2°C). In November, the average high-temperature decreases from a moderately hot 79°F (26.1°C) in October to a comfortable 66°F (18.9°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a mild month in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, with an average temperature ranging between max 56.7°F (13.7°C) and min 21.7°F (-5.7°C). With an average high-temperature of 56.7°F (13.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.7°F (-5.7°C), December is the coldest month. Weather in December »
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FAQ

How much does it rain in White Sands National Monument?

Throughout the year, in White Sands National Monument, there are 42 rainfall days, and 9" (228.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in White Sands National Monument?

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December.

How much does it snow in White Sands National Monument?

Throughout the year, 2.4" (60.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the driest month in White Sands National Monument?

The month with the least rainfall in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, is March, when the rain falls for 2 days and typically collects 0.28" (7.1mm) of precipitation.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in White Sands National Monument?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from MST to MDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from MDT to MST.

When it does not snow in White Sands National Monument?

In White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, snow does not fall in April through October.

When are the longest days in White Sands National Monument?

The month with the longest days in White Sands National Monument is June, with an average of 14h and 17min of daylight.

What is the warmest month in White Sands National Monument?

With an average high-temperature of 97.2°F (36.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 64°F (17.8°C), July is the warmest month in White Sands National Monument.

What is the rainiest month in White Sands National Monument?

The month with the most rainfall in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, is August, when the rain falls for 7 days and typically aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

What is the coldest month in White Sands National Monument?

December is the coldest month in White Sands National Monument, with an average high-temperature of 56.7°F (13.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.7°F (-5.7°C).

When does it snow the most in White Sands National Monument?

December is the month with the most snowfall in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, with 1" (25.4mm) of accumulated snow.

What is the month with the shortest days in White Sands National Monument?

The month with the shortest days in White Sands National Monument is December, with an average of 10h and 2min of daylight.

Average temperature
White Sands National Monument, NM

Average temperature - White Sands National Monument, NM

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (97.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (56.7°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.7°F).

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Average rainfall
White Sands National Monument, NM

Average rainfall - White Sands National Monument, NM

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.8").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and April (0.3").

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Average rainfall days
White Sands National Monument, NM

Average rainfall days - White Sands National Monument, NM

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (7 days).
The months with the least rainy days are March, April, May and November (2 days).

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Average snowfall
White Sands National Monument, NM

Average snowfall - White Sands National Monument, NM

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average daylight
White Sands National Monument, NM

Average daylight - White Sands National Monument, NM

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 2min).

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