Carson City Weather

A Mild, Four-Season Climate
Average annual snowfall           22.2 inches
Average annual rainfall    11.8 inches
Average high temperature (summer)   89 degrees F
Average low temperature (winter)  19 degrees F
Average growing season            123 days
Average yearly days of sunshine     266 days

Carson City enjoys four mild seasons. The sun shines an average of 266 days per year. Our beautiful clear skies always provide continual drama offering wind swept clouds and dramatic sunrises and sunsets. 

The winters may bring an average of 22.2 inches of snow, much of it melting almost immediately. If it’s more snow you want, Lake Tahoe is but 30 minutes away. 

Photo of the Nevada Capitol Dome in winter

Our summers are dry and generally breezy, making even the hottest temperatures bearable.

Photo of children playing soccer at Mills Park

The spring is always beautiful

Photo of the Kit Carson Statue in the Nevada Legislative Plaza

and the fall is ablaze in beautiful hues of yellow as aspens and cottonwoods prepare for the winter.

Photo of the Carson River in Autumn

Ours is a high desert climate. For those who have pets, our climate and elevation is not conducive to fleas.