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Houston, TX vs Los Angeles, CA

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Highlights

On average, there are 284 sunny days per year in Los Angeles. Houston averages 204 sunny days per year. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Los Angeles, California gets 15.5 inches of rain, on average, per year. Houston, Texas gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38.1 inches of rain per year.

Los Angeles averages 0 inches of snow per year. Houston averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 27.8 inches of snow per year.


Weather Highlights

Los Angeles, California
Summer High:
the July high is around 83.6 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 45.9
Rain: averages 15.5 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year

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


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Los Angeles

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Los Angeles is 9.1 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in California.

9.1 / 10
June, May and October are the most pleasant months in Los Angeles, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

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.


Today's Weather - Houston, TX

9 PM PST

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

DAYDESCRIPTIONHIGH / LOWWIND
TonightMostly Cloudy77° / 95°SE 5 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Clear76° / 97°S 5 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy77° / 98°S 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy78° / 98°SW 5 to 15 mph
Thursday NightShowers And Thunderstorms Likely then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms76° / 92°SW 5 to 10 mph
Friday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms77° / 91°S 5 to 10 mph
Saturday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms76° / 91°S 5 to 15 mph

Today's Weather - Los Angeles, CA

9 PM PST

Clear

70°F

DAYDESCRIPTIONHIGH / LOWWIND
TonightClear66° / 81°SSW 0 to 5 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear66° / 83°S 5 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear67° / 83°SSW 5 to 15 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear68° / 82°SW 5 to 15 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear66° / 81°S 5 to 15 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear66° / 80°S 5 to 15 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear66° / 79°SSE 5 to 15 mph

Average Monthly High / Low (°F)
MonthHouston, TXLos Angeles, CA
January63° / 43°67° / 46°
February66° / 47°67° / 47°
March73° / 53°69° / 49°
April79° / 60°72° / 51°
May86° / 68°75° / 55°
June91° / 73°79° / 59°
July93° / 75°84° / 62°
August94° / 75°85° / 63°
September89° / 70°83° / 61°
October82° / 61°78° / 56°
November73° / 53°72° / 50°
December65° / 45°67° / 45°

Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Houston / Los Angeles
MonthHot DaysFreezing DaysRainy DaysSnowy Days
January0 / 03 / 18 / 60 / 0
February0 / 01 / 07 / 60 / 0
March0 / 01 / 07 / 50 / 0
April1 / 10 / 06 / 30 / 0
May6 / 20 / 07 / 10 / 0
June19 / 40 / 09 / 10 / 0
July25 / 80 / 08 / 00 / 0
August26 / 100 / 08 / 00 / 0
September15 / 80 / 07 / 10 / 0
October3 / 40 / 07 / 20 / 0
November0 / 10 / 07 / 30 / 0
December0 / 02 / 18 / 50 / 0
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.

August is the hottest month for Los Angeles with an average high temperature of 85.0°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in California. In Los Angeles, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Los Angeles are October, June and May.


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

December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Los Angeles with an average of 45.2°. This is one of the warmest places in California.



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 Los Angeles, there are 37.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in California.



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 Los Angeles, there are 2.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in California.



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.

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



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.


February is the wettest month in Los Angeles with 3.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.0 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 61% of yearly precipitation and 1% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 15.5 inches in Los Angeles means that it is drier than most places in California.


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.

February is the rainiest month in Los Angeles with 6.3 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 0.3 rainy days. There are 33.7 rainy days annually in Los Angeles, which is less rainy than most places in California. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 51% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 4% chance of a rainy day.



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

There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Los Angeles, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in California.



Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Houston.

Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Los Angeles.


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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