El Paso, Texas 

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Climate in El Paso, Texas

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.


Weather Highlights

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.

8 / 10
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in El Paso, while July and June are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  El Paso, TexasUnited States
  10.2 in.38.1 in.
  3.4 in.27.8 in.
  43.4 days106.2 days
  297 days205 days
  95.0°85.8°
  30.8°21.7°
  87
  6.64.3
  3717 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


June is the hottest month for El Paso with an average high temperature of 95.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Texas. In El Paso, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for El Paso are October, April and March.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for El Paso with an average of 30.8°. This is colder than most places in Texas.


In El Paso, there are 101.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Texas.


In El Paso, there are 54.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Texas.


In El Paso, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


August is the wettest month in El Paso with 2.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 47% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 10.2 inches in El Paso means that it is one of the driest places in Texas.


August is the rainiest month in El Paso with 7.2 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 1.5 rainy days. There are 43.4 rainy days annually in El Paso, which is one of the least rainy places in Texas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 40% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 13% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 3.4 inches in El Paso means that it is one of the snowiest places in Texas. December is the snowiest month in El Paso with 1.6 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for El Paso    70 Reviews
    Leave the County to have a comparison! - 3/24/2021
    As an outsider that lived in El Paso from 1998 to 2004, left for 15 years, and now back again for the last 3, I can tell you that after traveling throughout the East... Read More

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    El Paso is a great place in the high desert!! - 1/7/2021
    I am a native El Pasoan and I feel that El Paso has a an almost perfect quality of life if you like sunshine, affordable homes, mountains, a safe community, wonderful... Read More

    El Paso, The Sun City - 12/2/2020
    El Paso is a great bilingual city, if you are a close minded person who thinks that we should only speak English in the USA, then El Paso is not for you. It sits on the... Read More


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