Summertime Thunderstorms & Rainfall Totals.
Looking Southwest From Just North Of Whites City - South Of Carlsbad, NM.
Looking West At Guadalupe Peak Just South Of The NM/TX State Line.
Looking West At The Hidalgo Gas Plant 18 Miles West Of Orla, TX.
Summer Thunderstorms Bring Life To The Desert Southwest.
(January 1st - July 25th, 2017).
(July 1st - July 25th).
Boiling upwards creating great white towers during the 90 to 100-degree heat and humidity of the valley floors, aided by the upslope effect of the mountains, these majestic storms bring not only relief from the heat of the summer, but life to the desert in the summertime. For most of us the majority of our annual precipitation falls from these thunderstorms from May through September. This has been a good year for rainfall over most areas.
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