Farming for Oneself in the Desert
Annual high temperature: 86.7°F
Average annual precipitation - rainfall: 8.04 inch
Days per year with precipitation - rainfall: 36 days
Annual hours of sunshine: 3832 hours
Rainfall: 13.85 inches
Nevada ranks as the driest state, with an average annual precipitation of 9.5 inches.
People with EarthShips in New Mexico state that they can survive with only 4 inches of rain per year.
There are devices which capture the moisture out of the damp desert night air:
An atmospheric water generator (AWG) is a device that extracts water from humid ambient air. Water vapor
in the air can be extracted by condensation - cooling the air below its dew point, exposing the air to
desiccants, or pressurizing the air. Unlike a dehumidifier, an AWG is designed to render the water
Atmospheric water generator - Wikipedia