Santa Fe climate
Santa Fe enjoys a temperate seasonal climate with about 300 days of sunshine a year. Summer temperatures seldom exceed 86 degrees Fahrenheit, and a few inches of rain falls. Around five inches of snow falls during the winter, but temperatures seldom drop below freezing. In general the weather is dry and mild, and humidity is low.
Best Time to Fly to Santa Fe
Santa Fe is a year-round travel destination. Flights to Santa Fe are always easy to find, but if you plan to visit Santa Fe during one of the city's festivals it's wise to book Santa Fe flights and accommodations ahead of time.
Most out-of-towners visit Santa Fe during the summer months and over the Christmas holiday. During these times, the city is packed full of events including music festivals, street performers, cultural ceremonies celebrating Santa Fe's Native American heritage.
There is no bad time to travel to Santa Fe. However, if budget is a concern cheap flights to Santa Fe can be found end of winter and early Spring.
Getting around Santa Fe
The downtown and historic areas of Santa Fe are pretty compact and easy to get around on foot. The Santa Fe Trails buses travel over seven routes from the city’s center to outlying sights. The buses run from 6am to 10pm during the week, from 8am to 8pm on Saturday, with limited service on Sundays. Route 10 is a convenient path for tourists who can stop at the museums on the Old Santa Fe Trail. Bikes are another great way to get around, but for longer distances you can take a taxi, charter van or rental car.