Carrollton, Texas 

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Climate in Carrollton, Texas

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

Carrollton 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 Carrollton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Carrollton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 75 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 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Carrollton is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Texas.

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October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Carrollton, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Carrollton, TexasUnited States
  37.8 in.38.1 in.
  1.1 in.27.8 in.
  74.8 days106.2 days
  230 days205 days
  95.3°85.8°
  35.5°21.7°
  7.17
  5.64.3
  528 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 Carrollton with an average high temperature of 95.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Texas. In Carrollton, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Carrollton are October, April and May.


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


In Carrollton, there are 92.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Carrollton, there are 29.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Carrollton, 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 Carrollton with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 1.8 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 32% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 37.8 inches in Carrollton means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas.


May is the rainiest month in Carrollton with 8.5 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 74.8 rainy days annually in Carrollton, which is about average compared to other places in Texas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.1 inches in Carrollton means that it is snowier than most places in Texas. February is the snowiest month in Carrollton with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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