Harlingen, Texas 

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Climate in Harlingen, Texas

Harlingen, Texas gets 26 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 229 sunny days per year in Harlingen. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Harlingen gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 71 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 49
Rain: averages 26 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Harlingen is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Texas.

6.3 / 10
March, November and February are the most pleasant months in Harlingen, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Harlingen, TexasUnited States
  25.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  70.7 days106.2 days
  229 days205 days
  95.1°85.8°
  49.4°21.7°
  6.37
  6.54.3
  39 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 Harlingen with an average high temperature of 96.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Texas. In Harlingen, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Harlingen are November, March and February.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Harlingen with an average of 49.4°. This is one of the warmest places in Texas.


In Harlingen, there are 142.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Texas.


In Harlingen, there are 1.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Texas.


In Harlingen, 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 Harlingen with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.1 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 36% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 25.9 inches in Harlingen means that it is drier than most places in Texas.


September is the rainiest month in Harlingen with 9.5 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 4.2 rainy days. There are 70.7 rainy days annually in Harlingen, which is about average compared to other places in Texas. The rainiest season is Winter when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 19% chance of a rainy day.


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





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    Reviews for Harlingen    5 Reviews
    Not as Bland as You Might Think! - 11/7/2018
    This area of the state of Texas is bland to most people from the East and northeast. However the community has everything you need at a price you can afford. Dining out... Read More

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    Great Place - 10/6/2017
    Here is what you will not get in Harlingen: easy access to great museums and Michelin starred restaurants. However, there are things that counter it. 1) It is... Read More

    MY town - 2/5/2010
    Not to much to do! Property crimes and drugs is taking over the south border... Read More


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