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El Capitan
Weather Forecast, United States

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El Capitan Weather (Days 0-3):

Some drizzle, heaviest during Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 16°C on Sat afternoon, min -3°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat afternoon, gales from the W by Sun morning).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 14°C on Mon afternoon, min -3°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Mon afternoon, light winds from the NNW by Tue morning).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Very mild (max 14°C on Fri afternoon, min 3°C on Sat morning). Mainly strong winds.

Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
15 SE15
15 S15
25 W25
15 WSW15
10 SW10
40 W40
70 W70
60 W60
30 W30
30 W30
40 W40
10 NNW10
5 NNW5
35 NNW35
30 NE30
10 ESE10
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
20 W20
10 W10
20 W20
5 N5
25 NE25
40 ENE40
25 ESE25
20 SE20
10 SW10
some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
0 7 10 12 16 16 11 12 9 10 14 12 6 9 5 0 5 3 7 11 11 12 14 12 5 9 8
Low °C
-3 5 7 10 15 13 10 11 6 6 13 5 3 7 -3 -3 4 2 4 10 10 10 14 4 3 8 7
Chill °C
-4 5 7 10 16 16 7 8 4 6 11 10 5 5 0 -4 3 -1 4 10 10 12 13 9 1 6 5
Freezing level m
1550 4100 3950 4150 4200 3400 2650 2700 2950 3400 3350 2800 2250 2250 1350 1450 2750 2750 3150 3400 3400 3200 3100 2700 2800 3100 3300
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
6:33 - - 6:33 - - 6:31 - - 6:31 - - 6:30 - - 6:28 - - 6:28 - - 6:26 - - 6:26 - -
Sunset
- 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:51 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:53 - - 5:53 - - 5:54 - - 5:55 -

El Capitan Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for El Capitan is: Some drizzle, heaviest during Sun morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 16°C on Sat afternoon, min -3°C on Fri morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat afternoon, gales from the W by Sun morning).

El Capitan Weather (Days 3-6):

Mostly dryFreeze-thaw conditions (max 14°C on Mon afternoon, min -3°C on Tue night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Mon afternoon, light winds from the NNW by Tue morning).

El Capitan Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryVery mild (max 14°C on Fri afternoon, min 3°C on Sat morning)Mainly strong winds.

This table gives the weather forecast for El Capitan at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of El Capitan. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Texas.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Guadalupe Pass Airport
14 km WSW
1692m alt.
2 hours ago
6.1° C
clear
Clear
17
Light winds from the WSW
(17 kph at 240).
14 km
Salt Flat
27 km WSW
1122m alt.
2 hours ago
9° C
-
5
Calm
(5 kph at 185).
Orla
40 km E
1105m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
Dry
3
Calm
(3 kph at 146).
Carlsbad Airport
68 km NE
985m alt.
2 hours ago
5.0° C
clear
-
22
Moderate winds from the SSE
(22 kph at 160).
16 km
Low: few
Artesia Airport
114 km N
1081m alt.
2 hours ago
5° C
clear
Clear
28
Moderate winds from the SSE
(28 kph at 150).
16 km

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to El Capitan and within an acceptable time window.