Records / Extremes

Records / Extremes

The Indian Wells Valley can be a harsh environment at times, especially for those not used to the conditions. Here are the area extremes.

High Temperature: 116F (Aug 1993)​
Low Temperature: 7F (Jan 1963)
​High Wind Gusts: 78MPH (May 1991)
High Precipitation: 2.20″ (Mar 1983)

High Temperature Record
MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 1993
Partly cloudy throughout the day, with a high temperature of 116° around 3 PM (with 10% Humidity), and a low of 76° around 4 AM. The sun rose at 6:01 AM and set at 7:55 PM.

Low Temperature Record
​SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 1963
Clear throughout the day, with a high temperature of 42° around 4 PM (with 31% Humidity), and a low of 7° around 7 AM. The sun rose at 7:01 AM and set at 5:00 PM.

High Winds Record
THURSDAY, MAY 30, 1991
​Breezy until afternoon and humid throughout the day, with a high temperature of 73° around 1 PM (with 20% Humidity), and a low of 61° around 7 AM. Wind gusts reached 78 MPH around 5PM. The sun rose at 5:38 AM and set at 8:00 PM.

High Precipitation Record
​TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1983
​Thunderstorms in the morning and rain throughout the day, with a high temperature of 48° around 6 AM (With 78% Humidity), and a low of 42° around 10 AM. The sun rose at 6:21 AM and set at 5:47 PM. NAWS China Lake recorded 2.20″ of rain for the day.