The highest and lowest recorded temperatures in Texas are more than 140 degrees apart. The record high, 120 degrees, was recorded in June 1936 in the town of Seymour (pop. 2,908) and in August 1994 in Monahans (pop. 6,821). The record low of 23 degrees below zero occurred in February 1899 in Tulia (pop. 5,117) and in February 1933 in Seminole (pop. 5,910).