Galveston, Texas 

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Climate in Galveston, Texas

Galveston, Texas gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in Galveston. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Galveston gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 101 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 46
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Galveston is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Texas.

6.7 / 10
April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Galveston, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Galveston, TexasUnited States
  49.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  101.0 days106.2 days
  203 days205 days
  89.7°85.8°
  45.9°21.7°
  6.77
  6.24.3
  7 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 Galveston with an average high temperature of 90.2°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Texas. In Galveston, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Galveston are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Galveston with an average of 45.9°. This is warmer than most places in Texas.


In Galveston, there are 44.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Texas.


In Galveston, there are 4.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Texas.


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


September is the wettest month in Galveston with 6.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 31% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 49.5 inches in Galveston means that it is wetter than most places in Texas.


January is the rainiest month in Galveston with 9.9 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.0 rainy days. There are 101.0 rainy days annually in Galveston, which is one of the rainiest places in Texas. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in Galveston means that it is less snowy than most places in Texas. December is the snowiest month in Galveston with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Galveston    13 Reviews
    GPD works for the bloods - 1/20/2019
    I've lived in Galveston for several years. The police are corrupt and paid off by the local blood gang. It takes outside agencies such as Texas Marshals, DEA, and FBI to... Read More

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    Location - 10/6/2016
    Your intro page for Galveston, Texas shows the location as: Location: Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast I'd like to let you know that Galveston (not... Read More

    Visiting and Appreciating Galveston - 3/15/2013
    Galveston is one of the friendliest, relaxing invigorating places my family and I have visited. My children love this island, and we are considering moving here.... Read More


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