Belton, Texas 

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Climate in Belton, Texas

Belton, TX enjoys a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot, humid summers. The average temperature in the winter months is around 40°F while the summer months typically see temperatures reaching the mid-90s. Precipitation is fairly common throughout the year, with the warm season receiving more rain than the cool season. On average, Belton experiences about 45 inches of rainfall each year and occasionally sees snowfall during the winter months too.

Belton, Texas gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 227 sunny days per year in Belton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Belton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 81 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 95 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 36
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Belton is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Texas.

4.5 / 7.7

Summer   /   Winter
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Belton, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Belton, TexasUnited States
  36.6 in.38.1 in.
  0.2 in.27.8 in.
  81.0 days106.2 days
  227 days205 days
  515 ft.2443 ft.


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 Belton with an average high temperature of 95.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Texas. In Belton, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Belton are April, October and May.

In Belton, there are 103.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Texas.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Belton with an average of 35.6°. This is about average compared to other places in Texas.

In Belton, there are 28.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.

In Belton, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Texas.

Humidity in Belton can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, June and August. The humid season runs from May-September and the most comfortable months are October-April.

May is the wettest month in Belton with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.6 inches in Belton means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas.

March is the rainiest month in Belton with 8.6 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.2 rainy days. There are 81.0 rainy days annually in Belton, 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 20% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 0.2 inches in Belton means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas. February is the snowiest month in Belton with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Belton    3 Reviews
    Long Hot Summers - 7/30/2023
    I've lived in this area for over 20 years. All in all, it's a good place to raise a family. Belton ISD has a good state rating. There is usually some sort of activity... Read More

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    Belton Independent School District - 4/17/2010
    As a substitute teacher for BISD, I have had the opportunity to get to know many of the teachers and administrators, as well as the students. Belton is blessed to have... Read More

    It's Okay but Could be Better - 8/28/2008
    Belton is a small town near Killeen and Fort Hood (large Army Base). It's economy depends a lot on the base for income so they have a captive audience that they can... Read More

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