Climate and monthly weather forecast
Portales, NM

Silhouette windmill images on a small hill in Portales in NM, below the colorful yellow, orange, and grey sunset sky
Silhouette windmill images on a small hill in Portales in NM, below the colorful yellow, orange, and grey sunset sky

Weather in January

January, like December, in Portales, New Mexico, is another fresh winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 50.9°F (10.5°C) and 31.3°F (-0.4°C). In Portales, the average high-temperature in January is almost the same as in December - a still fresh 50.9°F (10.5°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another cool month in Portales, New Mexico, with an average temperature varying between 54.7°F (12.6°C) and 33.6°F (0.9°C). In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still fresh 54.7°F (12.6°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Portales, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 42.3°F (5.7°C) and 65.3°F (18.5°C). In March, the average high-temperature increases from a cool 54.7°F (12.6°C) in February to a comfortable 65.3°F (18.5°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a pleasant spring month in Portales, New Mexico, with an average temperature varying between 47.7°F (8.7°C) and 72.3°F (22.4°C). In Portales, New Mexico, the average high-temperature in April slightly increases from an enjoyable 65.3°F (18.5°C) in March to an agreeable 72.3°F (22.4°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Portales, is a warm month, with an average temperature varying between 80.1°F (26.7°C) and 55.4°F (13°C). In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from an agreeable 72.3°F (22.4°C) in April to a warm 80.1°F (26.7°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Portales, is a hot month, with an average temperature varying between 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 90.7°F (32.6°C). The warmest month is June, with an average high-temperature of 90.7°F (32.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 66.7°F (19.3°C). The average heat index in June is calculated to be a tropical 91.8°F (33.2°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, in Portales, New Mexico, is another hot summer month, with an average temperature varying between 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C). In July, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in June - a still tropical 90.5°F (32.5°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Portales, New Mexico, with an average temperature ranging between max 90.1°F (32.3°C) and min 68.2°F (20.1°C). In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 90.1°F (32.3°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a warm month in Portales, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 81.7°F (27.6°C) and an average low of 61.2°F (16.2°C). In September, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a tropical 90.1°F (32.3°C) in August to a moderately hot 81.7°F (27.6°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Portales, New Mexico, is an agreeable autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 49.5°F (9.7°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C). In Portales, the average high-temperature in October drops from a moderately hot 81.7°F (27.6°C) in September to a pleasant 70.2°F (21.2°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Portales, is also a moderate month, with an average temperature varying between 39.2°F (4°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C). In November, the average high-temperature decreases from a pleasant 70.2°F (21.2°C) in October to a moderate 59.5°F (15.3°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Portales, is still a cool month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 50°F (10°C) and 31.1°F (-0.5°C). The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 50°F (10°C) and an average low-temperature of 31.1°F (-0.5°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Portales?

In Portales, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 86.6 days and collects up to 11.77" (299mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow in Portales?

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall.

What is the snowiest month in Portales?

The months with the most snowfall in Portales, New Mexico, are January and February, with an average 1.34" (34mm) of accumulated snow.

How much does it snow in Portales?

Throughout the year, there are 12.8 snowfall days, and 5.79" (147mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Portales?

January, February and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Portales.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Portales?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Portales, 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.

What is the least humid month in Portales?

With an average relative humidity of 34%, April is the least humid month in Portales, New Mexico.

When it does not snow in Portales?

May through September are months without snowfall in Portales.

What is the warmest month in Portales?

With an average high-temperature of 90.7°F (32.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 66.7°F (19.3°C), June is the warmest month.

When are the longest days in Portales?

The month with the longest days in Portales, New Mexico, is June, with an average of 14h and 24min of daylight.

What month has the most sunshine in Portales?

The month with the most sunshine is June, with an average of 11.9h of sunshine.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Portales?

The months with the highest UV index in Portales, New Mexico, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the rainiest month in Portales?

The month with the most rainfall in Portales is October, when the rain falls for 6.6 days and typically aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Portales?

The month with the least rainfall is November, when the rain falls for 2.6 days and typically collects 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation.

What is the coldest month in Portales?

The coldest month in Portales, New Mexico, is December, with an average high-temperature of 50°F (10°C) and an average low-temperature of 31.1°F (-0.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Portales?

With an average relative humidity of 54%, December is the most humid month in Portales, New Mexico.

What is the month with the shortest days in Portales?

December has the shortest days of the year in Portales, with an average of 9h and 55min of daylight.

When is the lowest UV index in Portales?

With an average maximum UV index of 2, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Portales.

Average pressure
Portales, NM

Average pressure - Portales, NM

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1019.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.6mbar).

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Average wind speed
Portales, NM

Average wind speed - Portales, NM

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (21.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (15.9km/h).

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Average rainfall
Portales, NM

Average rainfall - Portales, NM

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (46mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (7mm).

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Average rainfall days
Portales, NM

Average rainfall days - Portales, NM

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.6 days).

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Average snowfall
Portales, NM

Average snowfall - Portales, NM

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (34mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days
Portales, NM

Average snowfall days - Portales, NM

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (3.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Portales, NM

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Portales, NM

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 55min).

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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Average sunshine days
Portales, NM

Average sunshine days - Portales, NM

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14 days).

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Average visibility
Portales, NM

Average visibility - Portales, NM

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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