El Capitan
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 El Capitan Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Tue afternoon, min -6°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WNW on Wed night, moderate winds from the N by Thu night).

Days 3-6 El Capitan Weather Summary:

Some drizzle, heaviest during Sun night. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Sat afternoon, min 2°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sun afternoon, fresh winds from the SW by Sun night).

Days 6-9 El Capitan Weather Summary:

Mild at first with light rain (total 2mm) on Wed morning followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Mon afternoon, min 0°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, near gales from the ENE by Wed night).

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light rain
heavy snow
light snow
Wind km/h
30 W30
45 W45
50 W50
50 WSW50
65 W65
100 WNW100
40 NNW40
40 NNW40
25 N25
15 N15
10 WNW10
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
25 W25
20 W20
10 WSW10
15 SSE15
30 SW30
25 SW25
25 SW25
30 SW30
25 WSW25
10 WSW10
15 ENE15
25 ENE25
45 NE45
50 ENE50
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs some clouds clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs light rain heavy snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - 2 - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 14 3
High °C
7 8 8 6 6 5 -5 -1 1 3 5 6 7 8 8 7 7 5 5 6 5 4 5 4 2 2 2
Low °C
7 8 6 5 6 -6 -6 -3 -1 2 4 5 6 8 7 7 6 4 3 6 3 3 5 2 2 2 1
Chill °C
3 3 3 0 -1 -2 -14 -9 -5 -1 3 2 3 4 4 5 6 1 1 2 1 -1 1 4 -4 -5 -6
Freezing level m
3900 3750 3550 3350 3300 2300 1900 2300 2500 3150 3400 3600 3850 3950 3850 3700 3600 3400 3250 3200 3150 3150 3050 2850 2850 2800 2700
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
788665-5-1135678877556545422210131213141146571010111313121210101311101211877
Sunrise
6:48 - - 6:48 - - 6:48 - - 6:50 - - 6:50 - - 6:50 - - 6:52 - - 6:52 - - 6:52 - -
Sunset
- 4:54 - - 4:54 - - 4:54 - - 4:55 - - 4:55 - - 4:55 - - 4:57 - - 4:57 - - 4:57 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for El Capitan at the specific elevation of 2464 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
Salt Flat
27 km WSW
1122m alt.
3 hours ago
6° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 133).
Orla
40 km E
1105m alt.
2 hours ago
13° C
Dry
16
Light winds from the SW
(16 kph at 223).
Carlsbad Airport
68 km NE
985m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
14 km
Low: scattered
Artesia Airport
114 km N
1081m alt.
2 hours ago
4° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Pecos City Airport
120 km ESE
797m alt.
2 hours ago
6.0° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: scattered

* 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.