Climate in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas gets 34 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Austin averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 228 sunny days per year in Austin. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 95 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 38

Sperling's Comfort Index for Austin is a 68 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Austin gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 50 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.


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  CLIMATEAustin, TexasUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)33.839.2
  Snowfall (in.)0.525.8
  Precipitation Days50.3102.0
  Sunny Days228205
  Avg. July High95.086.1
  Avg. Jan. Low38.422.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)6854
  UV Index64.3
  Elevation ft.5841443
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