Athens, Texas 

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Climate in Athens, Texas

Athens, Texas gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Athens averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 230 sunny days per year in Athens. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Athens gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 80 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 35
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Athens 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 Athens, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Athens, TexasUnited States
  43.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.6 in.27.8 in.
  79.5 days106.2 days
  230 days205 days
  92.5°85.8°
  35.1°21.7°
  7.27
  5.74.3
  489 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 Athens with an average high temperature of 93.9°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In Athens, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Athens are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Athens with an average of 35.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Athens, there are 72.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Texas.


In Athens, there are 38.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Texas.


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


May is the wettest month in Athens with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.5 inches in Athens means that it is wetter than most places in Texas.


March is the rainiest month in Athens with 8.1 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.5 rainy days. There are 79.5 rainy days annually in Athens, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.6 inches in Athens means that it is snowier than most places in Texas. February is the snowiest month in Athens with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Athens    2 Reviews
    Traffic problems - 11/13/2010
    Athens is a beautiful east Texas town. It is clean and friendly, but no one gets in a hurry! The traffic light are terrible, you have to stop at every one. They have... Read More

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    Athens is charming and clean. - 7/21/2008
    Athens is a charming and nice community. Its clean and well thought- out. It could use more industry...but, so could east Texas in general. A big plus, is that Athens... Read More


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