Elko sits at an elevation of 5,060 feet. The high desert communities of Elko County experience four mild annual seasons.
Fall is spectacular, heralding in warm days and cooler evenings. Winter months bring average high temperatures between 37-43 degrees. Lows average between 25-31 degrees.
Much of the precipitation, an annual average of less than 10 inches, comes in the form of snowfall. Spring brings warmer temperatures accompanied by cool nights.
During the warm, dry, summer months the average high temperature falls between 80-90 degrees. Elko County's dry environment provides a moderate climate, making it an ideal year round vacation spot.
Monthly Temperature (F)
Annual Average Temperature
Annual Average Precipitation
Annual Average Snowfall
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals
Annual Days of Sunshine
Reference National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.