Is there a rainy season in Nevada?
Las Vegas monsoon season normally starts in mid-June and lasts through September. In addition to the extreme heat and dryness Nevada is known for, this time of the year is often marked by heavy thunderstorms.
What is the rainiest part of Nevada?
Most parts of Nevada receive scarce precipitation during the year. The most rain that falls in the state falls on the lee side (east and northeast slopes) of the Sierra Nevada. The average annual rainfall per year is about 7 inches (180 mm); the wettest parts get around 40 inches (1,000 mm).
How often does it rain in Nevada?
The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
|Las Vegas, Nevada||United States|
|Rainfall||5.0 in.||38.1 in.|
|Snowfall||0.3 in.||27.8 in.|
|Precipitation||26.1 days||106.2 days|
|Sunny||294 days||205 days|
What is Vegas rainy season?
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It is mid-June and that means monsoon season is upon us. Monsoon season is typically from July to September. Many across the Las Vegas valley are hoping for substantial rainfall this summer, something we have not seen in nearly three years.
What is the average rainfall in Las Vegas NV?
1. Las Vegas usually averages just less than 4.2 inches (10.7 centimeters) of rain in a year, according to records kept since 1938 at the official measuring station at McCarran International Airport. The wettest year on record was 1941, when the region tallied 10.72 inches (27.2 centimeters) of rain.
What months are the rainy season?
Monsoon or rainy season, lasting from June to September. The season is dominated by the humid southwest summer monsoon, which slowly sweeps across the country beginning in late May or early June. Monsoon rains begin to recede from North India at the beginning of October. South India typically receives more rainfall.