Dumas, Texas 

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Climate in Dumas, Texas

Dumas, Texas gets 19 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Dumas averages 12 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 263 sunny days per year in Dumas. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Dumas 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 19 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Dumas is 7.9 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Texas.

7.9 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Dumas, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Dumas, TexasUnited States
  18.9 in.38.1 in.
  11.5 in.27.8 in.
  49.5 days106.2 days
  263 days205 days
  91.2°85.8°
  21.0°21.7°
  7.97
  5.74.3
  3661 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.


July is the hottest month for Dumas with an average high temperature of 91.2°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Texas. In Dumas, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Dumas are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Dumas with an average of 21.0°. This is one of the coldest places in Texas.


In Dumas, there are 56.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Texas.


In Dumas, there are 124.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Texas.


In Dumas, there are 1.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Texas.


August is the wettest month in Dumas with 3.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 0.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 43% of yearly precipitation and 13% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 18.9 inches in Dumas means that it is one of the driest places in Texas.


August is the rainiest month in Dumas with 6.9 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 2.0 rainy days. There are 49.5 rainy days annually in Dumas, which is one of the least rainy places in Texas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 38% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 14% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 11.5 inches in Dumas means that it is one of the snowiest places in Texas. December is the snowiest month in Dumas with 3.5 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Dumas    2 Reviews
    Small town full of crime - 11/6/2018
    Lived here most of my life. It is, as another reviewer stated, unfortunately run by the large hispanic population. That in itself would not be bad at all because they... Read More

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    Home on the range?? - 7/25/2007
    Dumas is a sleepy little town in the Texas Panhandle. Cost of living is low but so is quality of living. The town is dominated by the Hispanic population, many are... Read More


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