McKinney, Texas 

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Climate in McKinney, Texas

McKinney, Texas gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

McKinney averages 2 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 McKinney. The US average is 205 sunny days.

McKinney gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 80 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 32
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for McKinney is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Texas.

7.2 / 10
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in McKinney, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  McKinney, TexasUnited States
  41.1 in.38.1 in.
  1.6 in.27.8 in.
  79.8 days106.2 days
  229 days205 days
  93.2°85.8°
  32.0°21.7°
  7.27
  5.64.3
  630 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 McKinney with an average high temperature of 94.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In McKinney, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for McKinney are October, May and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for McKinney with an average of 32.0°. This is colder than most places in Texas.


In McKinney, there are 73.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Texas.


In McKinney, there are 49.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Texas.


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


May is the wettest month in McKinney with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 31% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 41.1 inches in McKinney means that it is wetter than most places in Texas.


May is the rainiest month in McKinney with 9.1 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.4 rainy days. There are 79.8 rainy days annually in McKinney, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.6 inches in McKinney means that it is snowier than most places in Texas. February is the snowiest month in McKinney with 0.6 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for McKinney    16 Reviews
    McKinney vs Irving - 8/29/2019
    I have lived in McKinney ( moved from my home town of Irving texas,) for over 3 years and I love it ! The cleanliness of this city is outstanding so is the shopping !... Read More

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    Leaving Mckinney - 4/12/2015
    Left California in 2014 for the good life in mckinney tx. After living here for about s year, found out about the real cost to live in Texas. Yes, housing and gas are... Read More

    Urban for Suburban - 3/24/2015
    It's realitivly alright. Mostly quiet slightly boring to me but then I moved herd 7 years ago from Dallas. Schools are good though. Houses are nice for the money. It is... Read More


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