Las Vegas Weather and Temperature
Due to the fact that Las Vegas is in a basin on the desert floor, and surrounded by dry mountains, the weather and temperatures in Las Vegas leave us with fairly warm temperatures throughout much of the year.
While the weather and temperature in Las Vegas generally stay relatively warm, the summer months can be especially brutal. Throughout the winter months the temperature stays in the mid 40's – 50's with daytime highs near 60 °F (16 °C) and nighttime lows around 40 °F (4 °C) (with the coldest month being December when temperatures dip into the 30's), that is certainly not the case in the summer. The temperatures in Las Vegas during the summer often reach the triple digits. Due to these extreme temps, it important to make sure you wear sunscreen and stay hydrated in an effort to keep your body functioning properly. The desert heat is extremely dry and can take a lot out of your body if you are outside for long periods of time.
It is documented that the weather and temperature in Las Vegas during July is the hottest. The average temperature in Vegas in July is 104.1°F. That is some hot weather! Also, it rarely rains in Vegas and during these excruciatingly hot summer months, precipitation is extremely minimal. June has the least precipitation out of the year with about 0.08 inches of rain, while the wettest month is usually February with precipitation climbing to about 0.69 inches of rain. As stated before, the summer months of June – September are very hot and dry, with little humidity. Temperatures average around 94 to 104 °F (34 to 40 °C), dipping down to nighttime lows of 69–78 °F (21–26 °C). There are an average of 133 days a year that are above 90°F (32 °C) and 72 days above 100°F (38 °C).