National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

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 7, 2020
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
Consecutive Days 90 F or Above 106 May 27 - Sep 9, 2015
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 Nov 13 / Mar 17
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 inches Jul 9, 1881
Max Monthly  8.18 inches Jul 1881
Max Yearly  18.29 inches 1884
Max # Consecutive Days With .01 IN or More 10 Days

Sep 15 - 24 , 1974

Normal Wettest Month  1.67 inches

August

Normal Driest Month  .23 inches April
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

Driest Year 2.22 inches                     1891
Annual Normal   8.78 inches

Annual Normal 

 


 

*** SNOWFALL ***

Max in 24 Hours  16.8 inches Dec 13 - 14, 1987
Max Monthly  25.9  inches Dec 1987
Max in a 12 Month Period  35.2 inches Nov 1982 - Apr 1983
Max Seasonal  32.5 inches

Nov 1987 - Feb 1988

Greatest Depth on Ground  16  inches

Dec 14, 1987

Earliest Less Than 0.1 Inch  Trace

Oct 16, 1925

Earliest 0.1 Inch or More  1.0 inch Oct 28, 1980
Latest 0.1 Inch or More  2.0 inches

Apr 12, 1980

Latest Less Than 0.1 Inch  Trace

May 4, 1935

Minimum Yearly Amounts  0 inches

Numerous Years

Annual Normal
(Since 1879)
 3.5 inches

Annual Normal 
(Since 1879)

 


PRESSURE

Highest Sea Level Pressure  30.82 inches 1043.7   hPa
Highest Station Pressure  26.73 inches 905.2     hPa
Mean Sea Level Pressure  29.93 inches 1013.5   hPa
Mean Station Pressure  26.07 inches 882.8     hPa
Lowest Sea Level Pressure 29.22 inches 989.5     hPa
Lowest Station Pressure  25.30 inches 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