Alpine, Texas 

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Climate in Alpine, Texas

Alpine, Texas gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Alpine averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 247 sunny days per year in Alpine. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Alpine gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 65 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Alpine is 8.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Texas.

8.4 / 10
September, April and October are the most pleasant months in Alpine, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Alpine, TexasUnited States
  16.7 in.38.1 in.
  1.5 in.27.8 in.
  64.8 days106.2 days
  247 days205 days
  88.0°85.8°
  27.9°21.7°
  8.47
  6.54.3
  4475 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


June is the hottest month for Alpine with an average high temperature of 89.7°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Texas. In Alpine, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Alpine are April, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Alpine with an average of 27.9°. This is one of the coldest places in Texas.


In Alpine, there are 46.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Texas.


In Alpine, there are 81.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Texas.


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


July is the wettest month in Alpine with 3.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is March with 0.4 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 50% of yearly precipitation and 10% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 16.7 inches in Alpine means that it is one of the driest places in Texas.


August is the rainiest month in Alpine with 9.7 days of rain, and March is the driest month with only 2.7 rainy days. There are 64.8 rainy days annually in Alpine, which is less rainy than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 42% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.5 inches in Alpine means that it is snowier than most places in Texas. December is the snowiest month in Alpine with 0.5 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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