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Desert hikes in mid April

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Re: Desert hikes in mid April
« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2018, 04:55:50 PM »
Check out past temps in April for RGV (if you can find it). It can get pretty warm there and stay that way through the night.
Attached is some data from last April obtained from http://mesowest.utah.edu/cgi-bin/droman/meso_base_dyn.cgi?stn=RGET2
Highs got up to 107 on April 20 and first hit 100 on April 8. Those seem to be normal for that area of the park.

The TS645 station used to be at RGV, but was moved sometime back. It still has data from way back, but I'm not sure of it's pedigree.

Damn!  I wasn't expecting it to get that hot in April.  :/   Thanks for the info.
Attached is April 2017 data from Chisos Basin for comparison.

 


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