Houston, Texas 

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Climate in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Houston averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Houston. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 44

Sperling's Comfort Index for Houston is a 73 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Houston gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 65 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.


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  CLIMATEHouston, TexasUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)51.239.2
  Snowfall (in.)0.025.8
  Precipitation Days64.6102.0
  Sunny Days204205
  Avg. July High92.286.1
  Avg. Jan. Low43.922.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)7354
  UV Index6.14.3
  Elevation ft.521443
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    Reviews for Houston    347 Reviews
    BIG MISTAKE! - 10/25/2018
    Moving to Houston was the biggest mistake I ever made in my entire life. I cannot emphasize enough how living in that place has drained me mentally. I thought trying... Read More

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    Diverse and friendly town! - 10/24/2018
    Houston is an incredibly diverse city and is HUGE. The things I love about Houston are the people and the food. Disregard these negative reviews about people--I've lived... Read More

    What Houston is all about - 10/21/2018
    I've lived here since 1987, having lived in New York City, Miami Beach, Atlanta and Charlotte with memories of short stays i n Nashua and Rochester ,NY. On the good... Read More
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