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ClimateHouston, TXUnited States
Rainfall (in.)51.436.5
Snowfall (in.)0.125
Precipitation Days80100
Sunny Days204205
Avg. July High9386.5
Avg. Jan. Low45.820.5
Comfort Index (higher=better)2444
UV Index6.14.3
Elevation ft.521,443

Houston, TX, gets 51 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 80.

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Houston, TX. The July high is around 93 degrees. The January low is 46. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 24 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.


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