Amarillo, TX has a semi-arid climate with hot summers and cold winters. Average high temperatures during the summer months range from the mid 80s to low 90s, while average lows during winter drop into the 20s and 30s. The area receives little rainfall throughout the year, with an annual precipitation of around 18 inches. Amarillo experiences about 300 days of sunshine per year, allowing for plenty of outdoor activities and recreation in the area.
Amarillo, Texas gets 21 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Amarillo averages 15 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 259 sunny days per year in Amarillo. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Amarillo gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 60 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 22
Rain: averages 21 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 15 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Amarillo is 7.9 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Texas.
8.2 / 6.6
Summer / Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Amarillo, while December and January are the least comfortable months.