El Paso, TX has a semi-arid climate with hot and dry summers and mild winters. The summer months typically have highs around 90F and lows in the upper 60s, while the winter months tend to have highs in the mid-60s and lows in the upper 30s. Rainfall is scarce throughout the year, with most precipitation falling during the summer monsoon season from June to August. During this season, El Paso experiences high humidity and frequent thunderstorms that bring brief but intense downpours. Snow is also possible during winter months at higher elevations, although it is usually sparse.
El Paso, Texas gets 10 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
El Paso averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 297 sunny days per year in El Paso. The US average is 205 sunny days.
El Paso gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 43 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.
Summer High: the July high is around 95 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 31
Rain: averages 10 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for El Paso is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Texas.
6.8 / 7.6
Summer / Winter
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in El Paso, while July and June are the least comfortable months.