New Mexico Retirement Information

New Mexico is truly an enchanted place. It offers breathtaking sunsets to fabulous local cuisine. It is usually considered one of the Mountain States.

You will discover fantastic natural scenery, a major fine arts scene centered around Santa Fe, and great outdoor recreational opportunities.

Living In New Mexico

New Mexico's climate ranges from arid to semiarid, with a wide range of temperatures. Average January temperatures vary from about 35 degrees F in the north to about 55 degrees F in the southern and central regions. July temperatures range from about 78 degrees F at high elevations to around 92 degrees F at lower elevations. Nearly one-half the annual rainfall comes during July and August.

Tornadoes Yes, some severe
Thunderstorms Yes, common in summer
Hurricanes None
Earthquakes Extremely Rare
Wildfires Rare
Flooding None
Tidal Surges None
Mud Slides None
Volcanoes None
Snow Yes, Albuquerque gets about 10 in of snow per year
Freezing Rain Sometimes
Cold Winds Yes
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Retirement Communities in New Mexico
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State-by-State Guide to Taxes on New Mexico Retirees
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