Sweetwater, Texas 

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Climate in Sweetwater, Texas

Sweetwater, Texas gets 23 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Sweetwater averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 249 sunny days per year in Sweetwater. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Sweetwater gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 47 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 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29

Sweetwater ranks 61/100 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.


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 Averages
  Sweetwater, TexasUnited States
  23.4 in.38.1 in.
  3.1 in.27.8 in.
  47.4 days106.2 days
  249 days205 days
  2169 ft.2443 ft.

July is the hottest month for Sweetwater with an average high temperature of 94.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In Sweetwater, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Sweetwater are April, October and May.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Sweetwater with an average of 28.8°. This is colder than most places in Texas.

In Sweetwater, there are 91.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.

In Sweetwater, there are 70.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Texas.

In Sweetwater, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Texas.

June is the wettest month in Sweetwater with 3.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season.

The annual rainfall of 23.4 inches in Sweetwater means that it is drier than most places in Texas.

An annual snowfall of 3.1 inches in Sweetwater means that it is one of the snowiest places in Texas.

January is the snowiest month in Sweetwater with 0.9 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Reviews for Sweetwater    3 Reviews
    I've lived in the area in or around Sweetwater for a number of years, having come from the east coast. Fewer people per square mile than back there for sure is what is... Read More

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    Sweetwater is very afforable - 3/7/2019
    Sweetwater is a simple small city. I like Sweetwater because of its affordability, friendly citizens, no traffic and good climate. The housing costsare very low; for... Read More

    Avoid Sweetwater like the plague (lived there 1 - 1/18/2007
    I would never live there again under any circumstances. Smart aleck punks in the public schools (bullying etc). No jobs, low wages, real redneck mentality, (look down... Read More

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