Halloween, or All Hallows' Eve, is celebrated on October 31st. This holiday has come to be associated with everything from pumpkins and spiders to candy and Trick-or-Treaters. Here in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles, Halloween is caught between the scorching heat of summer and the bitter cold of winter. For Amarillo, it has been as warm as 81° F (in 2001) and as frigid as 15° F (1991). It's typically dry, with measurable precipitation in only 22 years of 121 years of record keeping for Amarillo. Snow has fallen on only the day in 7 of 121 years on record. The most snow reported was 2.9 inches on Halloween in 1991.
The hottest Halloween from across the Panhandles occurred in Gate, OK in 2012 when the temperature reached 93° F. The coldest Halloween from across the Panhandles occurred in Dumas and Stratford, TX in 1993 with lows of 9° F each. The wettest Halloween goes to Higgins, TX which received 5.00 inches of rain in 1998. The snowiest goes to Boise City with a total of 9.0 inches in 1991.