Video:Las Vegas Average Winter Temperatureswith Michele Jaco
Las Vegas may be in the desert, but the temperatures can be quite cold in the winter season. Watch this About.com travel video for more information on Las Vegas's winter weather.See Transcript
Transcript:Las Vegas Average Winter Temperatures
Hi I am Michele Jaco with About.com with an overview of Las Vegas average winter temperatures.
Winter Weather in Las Vegas
When visiting Las Vegas the Winter temperatures can drop down to freezing during the day and nights, and Winter is usually between the first of December till mid February.
January is the coldest month in Las Vegas with an average high of 56 °F (13 °C) and an average low of 33 °F (1 °C). On average, there are 12 or 13 days each year that dip below freezing during December and January, although it’s not usually too cold for too long.
Las Vegas does experience from time to time snow flurries and rain is also common, and sometimes it is especially windy, during the day and night.
Travel Tips for Las Vegas in the Winter
Bring clothes that you can layer and a coat to go over the layers that blocks the wind. Preferably a coat with a hood, or wear a knit hat for added warmth, gloves and water proof socks and shoes are a good idea, since walking up and down the strip is the most common form of transportation. Once inside the casinos and hotels you will be toasty warm.
Here are some tips : Even though it’s winter, it is the sesert and the sun is still harsh in Las Vegas. Don’t forget your sunscreen and even though the temperatures are low, you must keep your body hydrated, drink lots of water or gatorade to keep your electrolytes high. If you feel dizzy or nauseated, the main cause may be due to de-hydration, so drinking too much alcohol with little or no water consumption is a big mistake and can ruin your vacation.
For the most part The weather in Las Vegas is what makes it such a great vacation choice.
Knowing ahead of time what to wear and how to keep hydrated is key to having an enjoyable time in Vegas.
Thank you for watching and for more information visit online at About.com.