Pittsburg, Texas 

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Climate in Pittsburg, Texas

Pittsburg, TX has a humid subtropical climate characterized by hot summers and mild winters with occasional cold snaps. Average temperatures range from lows of 36°F in January to highs of 95°F in July. Average precipitation is 45 inches, with February as the wettest month and October as the driest month. The area experiences all four seasons, although some years winter can be quite mild. Pittsburg, TX gets about 225 sunny days per year, making it a great place to enjoy outdoor activities year-round.

Pittsburg, Texas gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Pittsburg averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Pittsburg. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Pittsburg gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 85 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Pittsburg is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Texas.

4.2 / 7.3

Summer   /   Winter
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Pittsburg, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Pittsburg, TexasUnited States
  47.1 in.38.1 in.
  1.2 in.27.8 in.
  85.3 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  394 ft.2443 ft.


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 Pittsburg with an average high temperature of 94.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In Pittsburg, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Pittsburg are October, April and May.

In Pittsburg, there are 84.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Texas.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Pittsburg with an average of 33.1°. This is colder than most places in Texas.

In Pittsburg, there are 45.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Texas.

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

Humidity in Pittsburg can be stifling in the summer, but pleasant for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from May-September and the least humid months are October-April.

May is the wettest month in Pittsburg with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 2.6 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.1 inches in Pittsburg means that it is wetter than most places in Texas.

May is the rainiest month in Pittsburg with 8.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.1 rainy days. There are 85.3 rainy days annually in Pittsburg, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 1.2 inches in Pittsburg means that it is snowier than most places in Texas. February is the snowiest month in Pittsburg with 0.5 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.

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