Average Weather in San Antonio el Paso Mexico
In San Antonio el Paso, the wet season is overcast, the dry season is partly cloudy, and it is comfortable year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 37°F to 72°F and is rarely below 30°F or above 79°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit San Antonio el Paso for warm-weather activities is from early April to early June.
The warm season lasts for 2.3 months, from March 25 to June 5, with an average daily high temperature above 70°F. The hottest day of the year is May 10, with an average high of 72°F and low of 48°F.
The cool season lasts for 4.2 months, from September 28 to February 4, with an average daily high temperature below 64°F. The coldest day of the year is January 12, with an average low of 37°F and high of 62°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature
In San Antonio el Paso, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in San Antonio el Paso begins around October 29 and lasts for 7.3 months, ending around June 6. On March 11, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 66% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 34% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around June 6 and lasts for 4.7 months, ending around October 29. On September 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 85% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 16% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in San Antonio el Paso varies very significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 4.5 months, from May 31 to October 14, with a greater than 44% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 78% on July 4.
The drier season lasts 7.5 months, from October 14 to May 31. The smallest chance of a wet day is 9% on January 16.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 78% on July 4.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. San Antonio el Paso experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in San Antonio el Paso. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around September 11, with an average total accumulation of 7.3 inches.
The least rain falls around January 4, with an average total accumulation of 0.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in San Antonio el Paso varies over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 10 hours, 55 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 13 hours, 21 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 6:28 AM on March 31, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 5 minutes later at 7:33 AM on October 27. The earliest sunset is at 5:53 PM on November 25, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 25 minutes later at 8:18 PM on July 5.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in San Antonio el Paso during 2018, starting in the spring on April 1, lasting 6.8 months, and ending in the fall on October 28.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
The perceived humidity level in San Antonio el Paso, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in San Antonio el Paso experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 7.6 months, from February 24 to October 12, with average wind speeds of more than 5.9 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is June 28, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.8 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 4.4 months, from October 12 to February 24. The calmest day of the year is December 22, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in San Antonio el Paso varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the east for 7.8 months, from April 28 to December 21, with a peak percentage of 78% on July 17. The wind is most often from the south for 4.2 months, from December 21 to April 28, with a peak percentage of 31% on January 1.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in San Antonio el Paso throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit San Antonio el Paso for general outdoor tourist activities is from early April to early June, with a peak score in the second week of May.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit San Antonio el Paso for hot-weather activities is from mid April to late May, with a peak score in the last week of April.
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
The growing season in San Antonio el Paso typically lasts for 8.4 months (259 days), from around March 2 to around November 15, rarely starting before January 28 or after March 27, and rarely ending before October 16 or after December 29.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in San Antonio el Paso should appear around January 28, only rarely appearing before January 23 or after February 4.
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.0 months, from March 14 to June 16, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.7 kWh. The brightest day of the year is May 10, with an average of 7.2 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 2.5 months, from November 11 to January 27, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.2 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 20, with an average of 4.7 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of San Antonio el Paso are 20.147 deg latitude, -98.616 deg longitude, and 8,724 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of San Antonio el Paso contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,483 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 8,837 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,200 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (12,093 feet).
The area within 2 miles of San Antonio el Paso is covered by trees (54%) and shrubs (37%), within 10 miles by trees (37%) and shrubs (33%), and within 50 miles by cropland (35%) and trees (25%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in San Antonio el Paso, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in San Antonio el Paso.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and San Antonio el Paso according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at San Antonio el Paso is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between San Antonio el Paso and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .