Dripping Springs, Texas 

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Climate in Dripping Springs, Texas

Dripping Springs, Texas gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 226 sunny days per year in Dripping Springs. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Dripping Springs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 72 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 37
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Dripping Springs is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Texas.

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Summer   /   Winter
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Dripping Springs, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Dripping Springs, TexasUnited States
  36.3 in.38.1 in.
  0.7 in.27.8 in.
  71.5 days106.2 days
  226 days205 days
  93.1°85.8°
  37.3°21.7°
  7.67
  64.3
  1148 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 Dripping Springs with an average high temperature of 94.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In Dripping Springs, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Dripping Springs are April, October and May.


In Dripping Springs, there are 87.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Texas.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Dripping Springs with an average of 37.3°. This is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Dripping Springs, there are 28.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


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


Humidity in Dripping Springs 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.


June is the wettest month in Dripping Springs with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 2.1 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.3 inches in Dripping Springs means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas.


March is the rainiest month in Dripping Springs with 7.4 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.1 rainy days. There are 71.5 rainy days annually in Dripping Springs, which is about average compared to other places in Texas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.7 inches in Dripping Springs means that it is snowier than most places in Texas. January is the snowiest month in Dripping Springs with 0.6 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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