The climate of Nevada (United
States of America)
The state of Nevada is located in the western part of the United
States. A large part of the state consists of mountainous terrain. The
largest part of Nevada has a dry climate type such as a warm desert
climate and a cold desert climate. With annual precipitation figures
varying from 25-30 millimeters to more than 200 millimeters Nevada is
one of the driest regions in the northern hemisphere. Most Americans
travel here to visit the casinos and go partying. Especially Las Vegas
attracts millions of people to its enormous casinos situated in even
more impressive hotels. Las Vegas is also known for the fact that you
can quickly get married here. If you want to, you can get married to
your one night stand at the end of the evening. This theme is often
shown in American movies, especially in comedies.
The climate of Nevada is characterized by dry winters
which, depending on the location you are in are cool to mild. Summers
are warm, in the southern part of Nevada summers are even hot. During
the summer average maximum temperatures in Las Vegas are 38-41 degrees
Celsius (100-106 degrees Fahrenheit) which makes it one of the hottest
places in the United States. Nevada is also a sunny state. The
northern part of the state gets about 3,000 hours of annual sunshine,
Las Vegas can record no less than 3,800 hours of annual sunshine.
Climate information of places in Nevada
The climate information given on this page is only brief. Specific
information on weather and climate can be found on the pages per
region or city. The following climate information is available for
Throughout Nevada several climate figures and temperatures can be
recorded. The figures below are for Las Vegas and cannot be seen as an
average for this state. For climate figures for other places and
regions in Nevada please, visit the individual climate pages.
More climate information
Climate tables are useful but they don’t give an overall picture of
the climate and possible weather conditions during a period of time.
How high the chances are of hot or cold weather or hurricanes can
often not be found in these tables. This is why we offer extra climate
information per month. The figures below apply to Las Vegas. For
climate figures on specific regions and places please, visit the
relevant individual climate pages
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