McAllen, Texas 

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Climate in McAllen, Texas

McAllen, Texas gets 22 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 223 sunny days per year in McAllen. The US average is 205 sunny days.

McAllen gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 58 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 Highs & Lows

Summer High: the July high is around 97 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 49


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
McAllen ranks 76/100 for Comfort Index

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.


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.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  McAllen, TexasUnited States
  21.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  58.0 days106.2 days
  223 days205 days
  96.6°85.8°
  49.4°21.7°
  7654
  6.14.3
  121 ft.2443 ft.

August is the hottest month for McAllen with an average high temperature of 97.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Texas. In McAllen, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for McAllen are November, March and February.


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


In McAllen, there are 152.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Texas.


In McAllen, there are 1.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Texas.


In McAllen, 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 McAllen with 4.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is March with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 33% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season.


The annual rainfall of 21.8 inches in McAllen means that it is drier than most places in Texas.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in McAllen, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Texas.



Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in McAllen.


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