• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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  • Museum Closure

    The park auditorium is undergoing major rehabilitation and can only accommodate 15 persons watching the film at once. We play it every half hour, or on an as needed basis. Completion date; spring 2015. Everything else is open, as usual, at the park.

Climate

National Weather Service Forecast

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Feb.

Mar.

Apr.

May

June

July

Aug.

Sep.

Oct.

Nov.

Dec.

Maximum Average Temp.

59°

63°

70°

77°

84°

89°

87°

85°

82°

76°

67°

60°

Minimum Average Temp

29°

32°

37°

45°

53°

60°

62°

61°

56°

46°

36°

30°

Average Precipitation

0.48"

0.51"

0.46"

0.67"

1.50"

2.46"

3.26"

3.28"

2.23"

1.45"

0.52"

0.65"

Average Snowfall

0.3"

0.60"

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0.10"

0.40"

0.40"

Greatest Annual Precipitation 33.78" (2004)

Least Annual Precipitation 5.62" (2011) & 5.63" (1956)

Average Annual Precipitation 17.47"

Greatest One Day Snowfall 9.0" (Dec. 1, 1931)

Greatest Annual Snowfall 35.0" (1918)




Did You Know?

Photo of Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson.

Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson commanded the 10th Cavalry from its organization in 1866 until 1888. Grierson was post commander at Fort Davis from November of 1882 to April of 1885.