Houston, TX has a humid subtropical climate with warm winters and hot, humid summers. The temperature in Houston can range from the mid-30s during winter months to the upper 90s during summer months. Houston is known for its frequent rain showers throughout the year, with an average annual precipitation of over 50 inches. On average, Houston experiences around 60 days of thunderstorms each year. June through September are usually the hottest and most humid months in Houston; however, temperatures remain relatively pleasant throughout the year due to its close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico.
Houston, Texas gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Houston averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Houston. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Houston gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 90 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 43
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Houston is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Texas.
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Summer / Winter
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Houston, while July and August are the least comfortable months.