Average Weather in San Felipe Pueblo New Mexico, United States
In San Felipe Pueblo, the summers are hot, the winters are very cold, and it is dry and mostly clear year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 25°F to 91°F and is rarely below 15°F or above 97°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit San Felipe Pueblo for warm-weather activities is from late May to mid September.
The hot season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 25 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 82°F. The hottest day of the year is July 4, with an average high of 91°F and low of 64°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from November 21 to February 19, with an average daily high temperature below 54°F. The coldest day of the year is January 4, with an average low of 25°F and high of 45°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature
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In San Felipe Pueblo, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in San Felipe Pueblo begins around May 17 and lasts for 1.7 months, ending around July 8. On June 12, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 81% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 19% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around July 8 and lasts for 10 months, ending around May 17. On February 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 38% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 62% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in San Felipe Pueblo varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 2.2 months, from July 4 to September 9, with a greater than 19% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 32% on August 9.
The drier season lasts 9.8 months, from September 9 to July 4. The smallest chance of a wet day is 6% on February 12.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 32% on August 9.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. San Felipe Pueblo experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 6.9 months, from April 24 to November 21, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around August 1, with an average total accumulation of 1.5 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 5.1 months, from November 21 to April 24. The least rain falls around January 23, with an average total accumulation of 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent quantity of snowfall in San Felipe Pueblo does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 0.1 inches of 0.1 inches throughout.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall
The length of the day in San Felipe Pueblo varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 46 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 33 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:50 AM on June 13, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 39 minutes later at 7:29 AM on November 3. The earliest sunset is at 4:52 PM on December 5, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 32 minutes later at 8:25 PM on June 28.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in San Felipe Pueblo during 2018, starting in the spring on March 11, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 4.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
The perceived humidity level in San Felipe Pueblo, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in San Felipe Pueblo experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 5.2 months, from January 15 to June 21, with average wind speeds of more than 8.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is April 11, with an average hourly wind speed of 10.1 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 6.8 months, from June 21 to January 15. The calmest day of the year is August 14, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in San Felipe Pueblo varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the north for 1.1 weeks, from January 4 to January 12, with a peak percentage of 40% on January 10. The wind is most often from the west for 5.7 months, from January 12 to July 3 and for 3.8 months, from September 10 to January 4, with a peak percentage of 51% on April 5. The wind is most often from the south for 2.2 months, from July 3 to September 10, with a peak percentage of 37% on July 20.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in San Felipe Pueblo throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit San Felipe Pueblo for general outdoor tourist activities is from late May to mid September, with a peak score in the third week of June.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit San Felipe Pueblo for hot-weather activities is from mid June to early August, with a peak score in the first week of July.
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
The growing season in San Felipe Pueblo typically lasts for 6.5 months (200 days), from around April 13 to around October 30, rarely starting before March 20 or after May 2, and rarely ending before October 12 or after November 17.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in San Felipe Pueblo should appear around March 18, only rarely appearing before March 5 or after April 1.
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.8 months, from April 22 to July 16, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.4 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 10, with an average of 8.5 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.1 months, from November 4 to February 8, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.1 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 23, with an average of 3.1 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of San Felipe Pueblo are 35.434 deg latitude, -106.447 deg longitude, and 5,325 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of San Felipe Pueblo contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 633 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,317 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,926 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (7,762 feet).
The area within 2 miles of San Felipe Pueblo is covered by shrubs (96%), within 10 miles by shrubs (96%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (61%) and trees (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in San Felipe Pueblo, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in San Felipe Pueblo.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and San Felipe Pueblo according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at San Felipe Pueblo is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between San Felipe Pueblo and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Santa Fe Municipal Airport (29%, 38 kilometers, northeast); Double Eagle II Airport (30%, 45 kilometers, southwest); Albuquerque International Airport (32%, 46 kilometers, south); and Clines Corners (10%, 86 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .