Climate and Average Weather Year Round in La Joya Mexico
In La Joya, the summers are short and hot, the winters are short and cold, and it is dry and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 35°F to 87°F and is rarely below 27°F or above 93°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit La Joya for warm-weather activities is from mid May to late June.
Climate in La Joya
Average Temperature in La Joya
The hot season lasts for 2.1 months, from April 23 to June 26, with an average daily high temperature above 83°F. The hottest day of the year is June 2, with an average high of 87°F and low of 56°F.
The cool season lasts for 2.4 months, from November 30 to February 10, with an average daily high temperature below 72°F. The coldest day of the year is January 7, with an average low of 35°F and high of 69°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in La Joya
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 in La Joya
In La Joya, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in La Joya begins around October 14 and lasts for 8.3 months, ending around June 22. On May 24, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 72% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 28% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around June 22 and lasts for 3.7 months, ending around October 14. On September 7, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 77% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 23% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories in La Joya
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 La Joya varies very significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 3.6 months, from June 15 to October 2, with a greater than 27% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 52% on July 16.
The drier season lasts 8.4 months, from October 2 to June 15. The smallest chance of a wet day is 1% on April 8.
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 52% on July 16.
Daily Chance of Precipitation in La Joya
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. La Joya experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.1 months, from May 23 to February 26, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around August 30, with an average total accumulation of 3.4 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.9 months, from February 26 to May 23. The least rain falls around April 16, with an average total accumulation of 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in La Joya
The length of the day in La Joya varies over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 10 hours, 40 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 13 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in La Joya
The earliest sunrise is at 6:45 AM on April 3, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 15 minutes later at 8:01 AM on October 30. The earliest sunset is at 6:08 PM on November 28, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 39 minutes later at 8:47 PM on July 3.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in La Joya during 2021, starting in the spring on April 4, lasting 6.8 months, and ending in the fall on October 31.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in La Joya
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in La Joya
The perceived humidity level in La Joya, 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 in La Joya
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in La Joya experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 4.8 months, from December 18 to May 11, with average wind speeds of more than 7.7 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 22, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.1 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 7.2 months, from May 11 to December 18. The calmest day of the year is October 16, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in La Joya
The predominant average hourly wind direction in La Joya varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the east for 5.2 months, from June 2 to November 7, with a peak percentage of 63% on September 10. The wind is most often from the west for 1.2 months, from November 7 to December 12 and for 5.3 months, from December 23 to June 2, with a peak percentage of 37% on December 9. The wind is most often from the south for 1.6 weeks, from December 12 to December 23, with a peak percentage of 38% on December 22.
Wind Direction in La Joya
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in La Joya 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 La Joya for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid May to late June, with a peak score in the last week of May.
Tourism Score in La Joya
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 La Joya for hot-weather activities is from mid May to mid June, with a peak score in the last week of May.
Beach/Pool Score in La Joya
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 La Joya typically lasts for 8.5 months (259 days), from around March 6 to around November 20, rarely starting before February 4 or after April 2, and rarely ending before October 27 or after December 12.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in La Joya
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in La Joya should appear around January 15, only rarely appearing before January 12 or after January 23.
Growing Degree Days in La Joya
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.5 months, from April 2 to June 17, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.3 kWh. The brightest day of the year is May 23, with an average of 8.0 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 2.5 months, from November 13 to January 29, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.1 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 19, with an average of 4.3 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in La Joya
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of La Joya are 23.837 deg latitude, -103.999 deg longitude, and 6,217 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of La Joya contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 295 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,260 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,815 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,457 feet).
The area within 2 miles of La Joya is covered by grassland (91%), within 10 miles by grassland (70%) and shrubs (12%), and within 50 miles by grassland (56%) and trees (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in La Joya, 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in La Joya.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and La Joya 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 La Joya is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between La Joya and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Durango International Airport (MMDO, 82%, 63 kilometers, northwest) and General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport (MMZC, 18%, 170 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .