Persimmon Gap

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Persimmon Gap
South Pass
Persimmon Gap is located in Texas
Persimmon Gap
Persimmon Gap
Location within Texas
Elevation 902 m (2,959 ft)
Traversed by US 385
Location Brewster County, Texas, United States
Range Santiago Mountains
Coordinates 29°40′06″N 103°10′15″W / 29.6682480°N 103.1707268°W / 29.6682480; -103.1707268Coordinates: 29°40′06″N 103°10′15″W / 29.6682480°N 103.1707268°W / 29.6682480; -103.1707268

Persimmon Gap is a mountain pass located in Big Bend National Park in Texas.

It is traversed by U.S. Highway 385.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Persimmon Gap, Texas (May 2, 1952–Mar 31, 2013)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 88
(31)
94
(34)
97
(36)
105
(41)
110
(43)
112
(44)
110
(43)
107
(42)
108
(42)
101
(38)
94
(34)
86
(30)
112
(44)
Average high °F (°C) 64.5
(18.1)
69.2
(20.7)
77.5
(25.3)
86.3
(30.2)
93.7
(34.3)
97.7
(36.5)
96.4
(35.8)
95.7
(35.4)
90.4
(32.4)
83.3
(28.5)
73.0
(22.8)
64.0
(17.8)
82.6
(28.1)
Daily mean °F (°C) 49.1
(9.5)
53.3
(11.8)
61.1
(16.2)
69.9
(21.1)
78.2
(25.7)
84.1
(28.9)
84.2
(29)
83.7
(28.7)
77.8
(25.4)
68.8
(20.4)
57.5
(14.2)
49.1
(9.5)
68.1
(20.1)
Average low °F (°C) 33.8
(1)
37.3
(2.9)
44.7
(7.1)
53.4
(11.9)
62.8
(17.1)
70.5
(21.4)
72.1
(22.3)
71.6
(22)
65.3
(18.5)
54.3
(12.4)
42.0
(5.6)
34.3
(1.3)
53.5
(11.9)
Record low °F (°C) 11
(−12)
10
(−12)
17
(−8)
32
(0)
40
(4)
55
(13)
62
(17)
61
(16)
44
(7)
28
(−2)
18
(−8)
4
(−16)
4
(−16)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.40
(10.2)
0.37
(9.4)
0.34
(8.6)
0.43
(10.9)
1.02
(25.9)
1.36
(34.5)
1.65
(41.9)
1.60
(40.6)
1.71
(43.4)
0.94
(23.9)
0.50
(12.7)
0.34
(8.6)
10.66
(270.8)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 0.3
(0.8)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
0.0
(0)
0.4
(1)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.001 in) 3.25 2.35 2.28 2.24 4.66 4.97 5.69 5.41 5.50 3.97 3.09 2.74 47.42
Source: Western Regional Climate Center, Desert Research Institute[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US COOP Station Map". Western Regional Climate Center, Desert Research Institute. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "PERSIMMON GAP, TEXAS (416959), Period of Record Monthly Climate Summary". Western Regional Climate Center, Desert Research Institute. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 

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