Best Time To Visit Santa Fe - Time To Go To Santa Fe

Santa Fe is ideal for a visit year long- be it snowy winters or sunny summers. The weather, like the rest of New Mexico is known for its pleasant summers and spring season. Winter in the capital of New Mexico is popular for Sangre de Cristo Mountains’ ideal skiing conditions while summers are perfect to indulge in the local city life and embrace its rich culture.

  • Summer: June to August is summer and is the peak season to visit the city. Afternoons can have a few rain spells while the nights are cooler than the days. Average temperature is around 28-30 degrees Celsius.
  • Autumn: September to November is autumn season with an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius. November is usually cooler and can touch temperature of around 20 degrees Celsius.
  • Winter: December to February is winter season and invites tourists from all over the world for skiing through some fantastic terrains of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. December and January are the coldest months with temperatures falling as low as -7 degrees Celsius!
  • Spring: March to May is spring season with an average low of -3 degrees Celsius in March to 6 degrees Celsius in May.

The best time to visit Santa Fe depends on your preferences- winters are loved by skiers while Summer and Spring seasons are preferred by people looking for exploring the local festivals and culture. 

Climate in Santa Fe

Know weather for your travel dates:

23-Sep-2018
Today 23 Sep

75

51

Clear throughout the day.

Wind:1.92 m/s

Humidity:30%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Mon 24 Sep
    73 | 46

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Tue 25 Sep
    59 | 41

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

  • Wed 26 Sep
    74 | 46

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Thu 27 Sep
    76 | 46

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Fri 28 Sep
    75 | 51

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sat 29 Sep
    73 | 53

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

Month wise Weather in Santa Fe

Average Temperature in Santa Fe by month

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  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 34℉

Minimum temperature: 3℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Feb

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 14℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Mar

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Apr

Average temperature: 49℉

Minimum temperature: 25℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

May

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jun

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Jul

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Aug

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Sep

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Oct

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Nov

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Dec

Average temperature: 33℉

Minimum temperature: 10℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Highest temperature in Santa Fe is recorded as 93.2℉ in June.

Lowest temperature in Santa Fe is recorded as 3.2℉ in January.

Average Rain in Santa Fe by Month (in mm)

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  • 30
  • 20
  • 10 0
Jan

Average Rain: 22.57 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 272.49 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 4.92 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 47.98 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 10.24 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 99.12 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 13.63 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 92.9 mm

May

Average Rain: 13.98 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 252.37 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 8.88 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 55.72 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 33.06 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 147.1 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 31.46 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 235.37 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 33.91 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 318.94 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 24.27 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 374.72 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 2.63 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 66.57 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 12.49 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 125.39 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Santa Fe is 374.72 mm in October.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Santa Fe is November.

Average Humidity in Santa Fe by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 34%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Feb

Average Humidity: 52%

Minimum Humidity: 35%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Mar

Average Humidity: 39%

Minimum Humidity: 22%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Apr

Average Humidity: 45%

Minimum Humidity: 21%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

May

Average Humidity: 42%

Minimum Humidity: 15%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Jun

Average Humidity: 34%

Minimum Humidity: 11%

Maximum Humidity: 59%

Jul

Average Humidity: 47%

Minimum Humidity: 24%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Aug

Average Humidity: 57%

Minimum Humidity: 33%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Sep

Average Humidity: 48%

Minimum Humidity: 23%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Oct

Average Humidity: 50%

Minimum Humidity: 29%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Nov

Average Humidity: 46%

Minimum Humidity: 26%

Maximum Humidity: 73%

Dec

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 41%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Most humid month in Santa Fe is January.

Least humid month in Santa Fe is June.

Best time to visit Santa Fe Attractions in September