Jemez Springs is located in the mountains of northern New Mexico at an elevation of approximately 6,300' and experiences a wide range of weather conditions.

First frost typically occurs mid-November, with snow storms throughout the winter and the last frost around mid-April. The average coldest month is January.

In summer, sporadic mid-afternoon rain showers typically occur mid-June through the end of August. Daily temperatures average in the high 80's with the average warmest month being July.

Weather conditions can vary widely throughout the Valley. It can be sunny at the south end of the canyon while raining or snowing only 10 miles up-canyon, to the north.  A lot depends on altitude and in the Jemez mountains, that varies quite a bit.

You can also see local weather history (no forecasts) via the Western Regional Climate Center in Jemez Springs, courtesy of the Valles Caldera and Desert Research Institute.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Weather Underground

Average Monthly Temperatures

Average Temperature Graph - Jemez Springs


Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Rainfall - Jemez Springs, New Mexico