San Marcos, Texas 

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Climate in San Marcos, Texas

San Marcos, Texas gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 232 sunny days per year in San Marcos. The US average is 205 sunny days.

San Marcos gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 83 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 39
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.2 / 10
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in San Marcos, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  San Marcos, TexasUnited States
  35.2 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  83.1 days106.2 days
  232 days205 days
  94.3°85.8°
  39.1°21.7°
  7.27
  64.3
  617 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 San Marcos with an average high temperature of 95.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Texas. In San Marcos, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for San Marcos are April, October and March.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for San Marcos with an average of 39.1°. This is warmer than most places in Texas.


In San Marcos, there are 103.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Texas.


In San Marcos, there are 20.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Texas.


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


October is the wettest month in San Marcos with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.2 inches in San Marcos means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas.


May is the rainiest month in San Marcos with 8.1 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.9 rainy days. There are 83.1 rainy days annually in San Marcos, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.1 inches in San Marcos means that it is less snowy than most places in Texas. January is the snowiest month in San Marcos with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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