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El Paso, TX vs Houston, TX

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Highlights

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Houston. El Paso averages 297 sunny days per year. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Houston, Texas gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. El Paso, Texas gets 10.2 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38.1 inches of rain per year.

Houston averages 0 inches of snow per year. El Paso averages 3.4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 27.8 inches of snow per year.


Weather Highlights

Houston, Texas
Summer High:
the July high is around 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 43.4
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year

El Paso, Texas
Summer High:
the July high is around 95 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30.8
Rain: averages 10.2 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3.4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Houston

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Houston is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Texas.

6.6 / 10
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Houston, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

El Paso

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for El Paso is 8.0 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Texas.

8 / 10
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in El Paso, while July and June are the least comfortable months.


Today's Weather - El Paso, TX

4 AM PST

Haze

85°F

DAYDESCRIPTIONHIGH / LOWWIND
This AfternoonHaze86° / 63°ESE 10 mph
SundayHaze86° / 63°ESE 7 mph
MondaySunny86° / 62°SE 7 mph
TuesdaySunny88° / 65°SSE 5 mph
WednesdaySunny91° / 67°NW 5 to 9 mph
ThursdaySunny91° / 66°ENE 6 to 9 mph
FridaySunny90° / 66°SE 6 mph

Average Monthly High / Low (°F)
MonthEl Paso, TXHouston, TX
January58° / 31°63° / 43°
February63° / 36°66° / 47°
March71° / 41°73° / 53°
April79° / 49°79° / 60°
May88° / 59°86° / 68°
June96° / 67°91° / 73°
July95° / 70°93° / 75°
August93° / 68°94° / 75°
September88° / 62°89° / 70°
October79° / 51°82° / 61°
November67° / 39°73° / 53°
December58° / 31°65° / 45°

Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: El Paso / Houston
MonthHot DaysFreezing DaysRainy DaysSnowy Days
January0 / 018 / 33 / 81 / 0
February0 / 09 / 13 / 70 / 0
March0 / 04 / 12 / 70 / 0
April1 / 11 / 02 / 60 / 0
May13 / 60 / 02 / 70 / 0
June26 / 190 / 03 / 90 / 0
July26 / 250 / 07 / 80 / 0
August22 / 260 / 07 / 80 / 0
September12 / 150 / 05 / 70 / 0
October1 / 30 / 04 / 70 / 0
November0 / 06 / 03 / 70 / 0
December0 / 017 / 23 / 81 / 0
June is the hottest month for El Paso with an average high temperature of 95.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Texas. In El Paso, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for El Paso are October, April and March.

August is the hottest month for Houston with an average high temperature of 93.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In Houston, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Houston are April, October and November.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for El Paso with an average of 30.8°. This is colder than most places in Texas.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Houston with an average of 43.4°. This is warmer than most places in Texas.



In El Paso, there are 101.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Texas.

In Houston, there are 95.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.



In El Paso, there are 54.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Texas.

In Houston, there are 7.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Texas.



In El Paso, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.

In Houston, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.



August is the wettest month in El Paso with 2.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 0.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 47% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 10.2 inches in El Paso means that it is one of the driest places in Texas.


June is the wettest month in Houston with 6.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.0 inches in Houston means that it is one of the wettest places in Texas.


August is the rainiest month in El Paso with 7.2 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 1.5 rainy days. There are 43.4 rainy days annually in El Paso, which is one of the least rainy places in Texas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 40% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 13% chance of a rainy day.

June is the rainiest month in Houston with 9.3 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.7 rainy days. There are 90.0 rainy days annually in Houston, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.



An annual snowfall of 3.4 inches in El Paso means that it is one of the snowiest places in Texas.

There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Houston, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Texas.



December is the snowiest month in El Paso with 1.6 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.

Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Houston.


DID YOU KNOW?

Many people confuse Weather and Climate, but they are different. Weather refers to the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, while Climate refers to the conditions of the atmosphere over a long period of time.

Weather, more specifically, refers to how the atmosphere behaves and its effects on life and human activities. Most people think of Weather in terms of what can be observed: temperature, humidity, precipitation, and cloudy/sunny conditions. Weather conditions constantly change on a minute-to-minute basis.

Climate is a record of the average weather conditions for a given place over a long period of time, often referred to as Climate Normals. A 30-year period of record is a common requirement to be considered a Climate Normal.


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ZIPS IN EL PASO, TEXAS
79936, 79912, 79938, 79924, 79907, 79925, 79915, 79904, 79932, 79930, 20 total
ZIPS IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, 101 total

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