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Visiting Santa Fe

Santa Fe Weather

On average, there are 325 sunny days per year in Santa Fe. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Santa Fe has a semi-arid climate with four distinct seasons that boasts bright blue skies and sunshine throughout the year with dramatic summer thunderstorms and mild winters, including occasional snowstorms.

Santa Fe’s 7,000 ft. altitude keeps temperatures moderate with a high averaging 86°F in July to lows near 17°F in January. The highest temperatures in July and August are 80-90 °F with only 3-6 days per year with 90+°F highs.

The Santa Fe rainy season is generally July through August when thunderstorms quickly come through in the afternoon. Snow season occurs from November through April, with an average of 32 inches of snow in town and up to 300 inches in the ski areas.

The low humidity and smog-free skies make the Santa Fe climate one of the healthiest in the United States.

Average rainfall: 14 inches
Average snowfall: 32 inches
Average date of first frost: October 10
Average date of last frost: May 1
Average growing season: 150 days


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