Alto, Texas 

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Climate in Alto, Texas

Alto, Texas gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Alto averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Alto. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Alto gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 88 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 36
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Alto is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Texas.

7.2 / 10
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Alto, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Alto, TexasUnited States
  48.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.2 in.27.8 in.
  87.7 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  92.2°85.8°
  35.5°21.7°
  7.27
  5.64.3
  436 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.


August is the hottest month for Alto with an average high temperature of 93.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In Alto, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Alto are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Alto with an average of 35.5°. This is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Alto, there are 72.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Texas.


In Alto, there are 39.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Texas.


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


October is the wettest month in Alto with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.2 inches in Alto means that it is wetter than most places in Texas.


December is the rainiest month in Alto with 8.5 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.9 rainy days. There are 87.7 rainy days annually in Alto, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.2 inches in Alto means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas. January is the snowiest month in Alto with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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