Richardson, Texas 

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Climate in Richardson, Texas

Richardson, Texas gets 40 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 230 sunny days per year in Richardson. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Richardson 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 95 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.1 / 10
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Richardson, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Richardson, TexasUnited States
  40.3 in.38.1 in.
  1.3 in.27.8 in.
  79.9 days106.2 days
  230 days205 days
  94.7°85.8°
  34.4°21.7°
  7.17
  5.74.3
  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 Richardson with an average high temperature of 95.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Texas. In Richardson, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Richardson are October, April and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Richardson with an average of 34.4°. This is colder than most places in Texas.


In Richardson, there are 86.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Texas.


In Richardson, there are 35.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Richardson, 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 Richardson with 5.3 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 40.3 inches in Richardson means that it is wetter than most places in Texas.


May is the rainiest month in Richardson with 8.6 days of rain, and July is the driest month with only 4.7 rainy days. There are 79.9 rainy days annually in Richardson, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.3 inches in Richardson means that it is snowier than most places in Texas. February is the snowiest month in Richardson with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Richardson    6 Reviews
    It's Home. - 11/4/2011
    Lived in Richardson for 40 years and it's home. Good schools, hospitals, emergency services, retail and restaurants. Fair weather and slightly high but reasonable cost... Read More

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    Great place to live - 8/20/2010
    It's great to live in a neighborhood. Better yet a community. It is relatively quiet and peaceful. Having lived in the city (Dallas) for a number of years it was a... Read More

    Richardson - 12/7/2008
    My wife and I have lived in Richardson for 4 years now. Richardson is like anywhere else in terms of it depends on what you are looking for. Richardson has a lot of... Read More


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