The Guadalupe Mountains weather can vary drastically in elevations ranging from 3,000 feet to 8,000+ feet. Spring and Summer seasons bring warm and mild temperatures with ocasional showers. Fall and winter can bring cooler temperatures with high winds that can reach 70+ mph on occasions. Snow and freezing fog is also common during the cooler months of December and January. When planning your trip, make sure to check the latest weather to ensure that you pack the appropriate equipment for the terrain you will be hiking in.
Note that Dog Canyon is at 6,000 ft in elevation and tends to be cooler than the Pine Springs area.
When preparing to hike, make sure to note your temperature changes as the higher elevations will be 7-10 degrees cooler with the possibility of higher winds.