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By Teresa A Johnson                                   

5/1/2011 11:21:15 AM

 

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The normal high for Las Vegas in Spring starts around 70 degrees, and by the time Spring is ending the average high is 100. Temperatures as high as 116 have been measured near the end of Spring, that's just a degree short of the highest temperature measured in Las Vegas in the past 80 years.



The normal high for Las Vegas in Spring starts around 70 degrees, and by the time Spring is ending the average high is 100. Temperatures as high as 116 have been measured near the end of Spring, that's just a degree short of the highest temperature measured in Las Vegas in the past 80 years.

Spring is particularly dry in most years, with less than half an inch, on average falling in the months of April, May, and June combined. Humidity is low, and bottoms out in June. Typical summer weather in Las Vegas brings low humidity and temperatures exceeding 100 degrees. In July and August, moist winds contribute to the humidity. The moist winds tend to develop thunderstorms. The hottest temperature ever recorded was 117 degrees.

Las Vegas weather is typical of the Mojave Desert, in which it is located, marked with hot summers, mild winters, abundant sunshine year-round, and very little rainfall. High temperatures in the 90's Fahrenheit are common in the months of May, June, and September and temperatures normally exceed 100 °F (38 °C) most days in the months of July and August, with very low humidity, frequently under 10%.

As Las Vegas lies at the convergence of three deserts it has an annual average of 294 days of sunshine with only four inches of rain. Although the temperature between May and September can be close to 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius), humidity rarely exceeds 20 percent and evening temperatures usually drop to around 75 degrees Fahrenheit (24 degrees Celsius).

Las Vegas is built in a dessert environment, so there is very little humidity and in the daytime the temperatures in the summer are hot and the night time high is about 75°. The Vegas Temperature in the winter hits a high an average high of 62° and a low of 35°. There are about 300 days of sunshine annually in Las Vegas, making it a year-round destination. Although temperatures are high in Summer, all hotels are comfortably air-conditioned, of course. It is very pleasant in the Spring and Fall.

 


 
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