Death Valley - Recent Annual Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the weather in Death Valley, California was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed during recent years, as well as how often Death Valley had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Furnace Creek in Death Valley National Park.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Death Valley temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
93 67 2017 34 19
93 66 2016 34 19
93 64 2015 34 18
94 65 2014 35 18
93 65 2013 34 19
94 65 2012 34 19
91 63 2011 33 17
91 64 2010 33 18
Number of days each year when the temperature in Death Valley dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 2017 321 208
8 2016 305 206
11 2015 314 214
2 2014 324 214
10 2013 316 202
3 2012 327 200
11 2011 309 190
7 2010 298 183

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Death Valley during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall in Death Valley
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
11 2017 1.5 37
5 2016 1.4 36
10 2015 2.5 62
6 2014 2.1 52
7 2013 2.2 55
5 2012 1.7 42
4 2011 1.3 34
7 2010 3.9 98
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

Death Valley - Recent Years
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