EXTREMES  
(AND SOME NORMALS)
OF EL PASO WEATHER 
FROM 1879


TEMPERATURES

HIGHEST

114 F

JUN 30, 1994

EARLIEST 90 F OR ABOVE 91 F MAR 18, 1907
LATEST 90 F OR ABOVE 90 F OCT 26, 1979
AVE # DAYS 100 F OR ABOVE 15.4  DAYS

AVE # DAYS 100 F OR ABOVE

EARLIEST 100 F OR ABOVE 100 F MAY 8, 1989
LATEST 100 F OR ABOVE 101 F SEP 16, 1956
GREATEST # DAYS 100F OR ABOVE 66 1884
LEAST # DAYS 100F OR ABOVE 1 1967
CONSECUTIVE DAYS 100 F OR ABOVE 23 JUN 23-JUL 15 , 1994
AVERAGE ANNUAL MAX AND MIN 77.1 F  MAX

 52.1 F MIN

LOWEST

-8 F JAN 11, 1962
EARLIEST OCCURRENCE FIRST FREEZE OF THE FALL
30 F OCT, 16 1880
LATEST OCCURRENCE FIRST FREEZE OF THE FALL 32 F DEC 20 1939
EARLIEST  OCCURRENCE  OF LAST FREEZE OF THE SPRING 27 F JAN 28 1925
LATEST OCCURRENCE  OF LAST FREEZE OF THE SPRING
31 F MAY 2, 1967
MEAN** DATE FIRST/LAST FREEZE 32F NOV13  / MAR 19
LOWEST MAXIMUM 15 F FEB 2, 2011
HIGHEST MINIMUM 85 F JUL 1 AND 3, 1994
CONSECUTIVE HOURS 32 F OR BELOW 114 HOURS

8:20 PM DEC 30, 1946 through
2:20 PM Jan 4,1947 
                   

 


RAINFALL

MAX IN 24 HOURS 6.50 IN JUL 9, 1881
MAX MONTHLY 8.81 IN JUL 1881
MAX YEARLY 18.29 IN 1884
MAX # CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH .01 IN OR MORE 10 DAYS

SEP 15 - 24 , 1974

NORMAL WETTEST MONTH 1.75 IN

AUG

NORMAL DRIEST MONTH .23 IN APR
MAX # CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH NO RAIN. NOT EVEN A TRACE 118 DAYS

FEB 3 - MAY 31, 2011

MAX # CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH NO MEASURABLE RAIN (TRACE INCLUDED). 136 DAYS

FEB 7 - JUN 22, 1910

ANNUAL NORMAL  9.43 IN

ANNUAL NORMAL

 


 

*** SNOWFALL ***

MAX IN 24 HOURS 16.8  IN DEC 13 - 14, 1987
MAX MONTHLY 25.9  IN DEC 1987
MAX IN A 12 MONTH PERIOD 35.2 IN NOV 1982 - APR 1983
MAX  SEASONAL 32.5 IN

NOV 1987 - FEB 1988

GREATEST DEPTH ON GROUND 16  IN

DEC 14, 1987

EARLIEST LESS THAN .5 IN TRACE

OCT 15, 1925

EARLIEST .5 IN OR MORE 1.0 IN
OCT 28, 1980
LATEST .5 IN OR MORE
2.0 IN

APR 12, 1925

LATEST LESS THAN .5 IN TRACE

MAY 4, 1925

MINIMUM YEARLY AMTS 0 IN

NUMEROUS YEARS

ANNUAL NORMAL (SINCE 1879)
 3.5 IN

ANNUAL NORMAL (SINCE 1879)

 


PRESSURE

HIGHEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE 30.82  IN 1043.7   hPa
HIGHEST STATION PRESSURE 26.73  IN 905.2     hPa
MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE 29.93  IN 1013.5   hPa
MEAN STATION PRESSURE 26.07  IN 882.8     hPa
LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE 29.22  IN 989.5     hPa
LOWEST STATION PRESSURE 25.30  IN 856.8     hPa

1 inch (in) of mercury = 33.86 hecto pascals (hPa) = 33.86  millibars (mb) of pressure.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY

NORMALS
Mountain Standard Times

5 AM

11 AM 5PM 11 PM
57 % 35 % 27 % 45 %

 


WIND

PEAK RECORDED GUST

WEST at 84 MPH on 3/10/1977 and 3/26/2010


SUNSHINE

NORMAL* ANNUAL PERCENT OF POSSIBLE SUNSHINE

83.8 %

 1907-2010 AVERAGE


 


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