When Will El Paso See Snow Again? Here Is My Crazy Prediction
El Paso has always been known for the intense heat practically all year round. But come October/November time, the temperatures drop & on occasion we do get snowfall in the desert. But...when will it happen again? Well...I have an idea when.
It's not uncommon for El Paso to experience crazy weather during the winter months (November-February). Most of the time we're used to heavy rain but every so often, we do get snow. The last time El Paso experienced snow was not too long ago: it was earlier this year back around Valentine's Day, when the Sun City became the "Snow" City:
Of course snow isn't too uncommon here in El Paso. According to the National Weather Service, we've experienced a DOZEN of times where we've gotten over 5 inches of snow; the recent being back in December 2015 (On the 26th to the 27th we received over 8 inches of snow). The most snow El Paso has EVER gotten was back in 1987, receiving over 22 INCHES of snow between December 13-14th.
Statistically, December is the coldest month in El Paso. But according to KTSM, El Paso is expected to have a warmer than average winter this year between November to January 2022. However this IS El Paso; where the weather can change from raining heavily to being clear & sunny in a matter of minutes. Not to mention We've also had snow fall in spring months like March & April so it's impossible to truly predict what the weather will do. In fact, it's been over a year since we got snow in October.
But the big question is, "When do I think it'll snow in El Paso?". My prediction? Well judging that December usually IS the coldest month of the year...I say it will snow right before the end of 2021: December 30th.
Will my crazy prediction be correct or will I be completely wrong? Only time will tell. But one thing I CAN bet on: now would be the perfect time to bring out the extra blankets, jackets, & heaters.