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Lajitas, Texas
Unincorporated community
Lajitas in 2014
Lajitas in 2014
Country United States
State Texas
County Brewster
Elevation
2,342 ft (714 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
79852
Area code 432
GNIS feature ID 1339481

Lajitas is an unincorporated community in Brewster County, Texas, United States, in proximity to the Big Bend National Park.

Climate

Lajitas has a hot semi-arid climate with very hot summers and mild winters.

Climate data for Lajitas, Texas (Mar 1, 1978–Mar 31, 2013)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 89
(31.7)
98
(36.7)
102
(38.9)
109
(42.8)
113
(45)
115
(46.1)
113
(45)
112
(44.4)
110
(43.3)
104
(40)
97
(36.1)
90
(32.2)
115
(46.1)
Average high °F (°C) 68.8
(20.44)
75.0
(23.89)
83.1
(28.39)
91.2
(32.89)
97.8
(36.56)
102.2
(39)
100.5
(38.06)
99.1
(37.28)
95.1
(35.06)
87.8
(31)
77.4
(25.22)
69.2
(20.67)
87.3
(30.72)
Daily mean °F (°C) 51.7
(10.94)
57.1
(13.94)
64.5
(18.06)
72.7
(22.61)
80.8
(27.11)
87.6
(30.89)
87.3
(30.72)
86.0
(30)
81.5
(27.5)
72.0
(22.22)
60.5
(15.83)
52.2
(11.22)
71.2
(21.78)
Average low °F (°C) 34.6
(1.44)
39.1
(3.94)
45.8
(7.67)
54.3
(12.39)
63.8
(17.67)
73.0
(22.78)
74.1
(23.39)
72.9
(22.72)
67.6
(19.78)
56.3
(13.5)
43.6
(6.44)
35.2
(1.78)
55.0
(12.78)
Record low °F (°C) 14
(-10)
5
(-15)
19
(-7.2)
28
(-2.2)
42
(5.6)
59
(15)
54
(12.2)
61
(16.1)
47
(8.3)
27
(-2.8)
23
(-5)
10
(-12.2)
5
(-15)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.33
(8.4)
0.27
(6.9)
0.23
(5.8)
0.34
(8.6)
0.95
(24.1)
1.47
(37.3)
2.16
(54.9)
1.32
(33.5)
1.57
(39.9)
1.29
(32.8)
0.30
(7.6)
0.24
(6.1)
10.47
(265.9)
Snowfall inches (cm) 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)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.001 in) 2.17 1.43 1.14 1.51 3.22 4.17 5.78 4.47 4.35 3.56 1.85 1.50 33.79
Source: Western Regional Climate Center, Desert Research Institute

Historical information

This is the adopted hometown of one of the region's well known philanthropists, Elle Webb.

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