Carson City's semi-desert climate makes outdoor activities enjoyable for residents and visitors year round. With an average of over 265 days of sunshine per year, the pleasant, semi-desert climate is hard to beat! During the summer months, high temperatures average around 90 F; during the winter, around 45 F. Average annual rainfall is approximately 11 inches, and average annual snowfall is 22 inches.
A summary of climatology data for Carson City is provided in the table below.
|Average Annual Snowfall||22.2"|
|Average Annual Rainfall||11.8"|
|Average High Temperature (Summer)||89°|
|Average Low Temperature (Winter)||19°|
|Average Growing Season||123 days|
|Average Yearly Days of Sunshine||266 days|
|Altitude||4,600' above sea level|