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Halloween Climatology for
Amarillo and the Panhandles
Normal High: 67° F Normal Low: 39° F Normal Precip: 0.04"



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 124 years of record keeping for Amarillo.  Snow has fallen on only the day in 7 of 124 years on record.  The most snow reported was 2.9 inches on Halloween in 1991.


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 Halloween Quick Facts for Amarillo

Warmest high temperature:  87° F in 2016
Coolest high temperature:  25° F in 1991
Coldest low temperature:  14° F in 2019
Warmest low temperature:  56° F in 2001
Wettest:  1.44" in 1948
Number of Halloweens with measurable precipitation: 23
Number of Halloweens with measurable snow: 5



 The Last Time it Happened on Halloween in Amarillo

High Temperature of 80° F or higher:  87° F in 2016
Low Temperature of 32° F or lower:  14° F in 2019
Rainfall:  0.02" in 2018
Rainfall of 0.10" or higher:  0.49" in 2000
Snowfall:  2.9" in 1991