The Woodlands, Texas 

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Climate in The Woodlands, Texas

The Woodlands, TX has a warm and humid climate typical of the Gulf Coast region. Summers are hot and humid with high temperatures in the 90s, while winters are mild with temperatures ranging from 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The area receives an average of 48 inches of precipitation per year, mostly in the form of rain during spring and summer months, making it an ideal place for outdoor activities. The area is also known for its thunderstorms which often occur during the summer months. In addition to rain, The Woodlands also experience occasional snowfall during the winter months, making it a great destination for all types of weather enthusiasts.

The Woodlands, Texas gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in The Woodlands. The US average is 205 sunny days.

The Woodlands gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 82 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 41
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for The Woodlands is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Texas.

3.2 / 7.9

Summer   /   Winter
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in The Woodlands, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  The Woodlands, TexasUnited States
  49.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  82.4 days106.2 days
  203 days205 days
  144 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 The Woodlands with an average high temperature of 94.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In The Woodlands, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for The Woodlands are April, October and March.

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

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for The Woodlands with an average of 40.8°. This is warmer than most places in Texas.

In The Woodlands, there are 17.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Texas.

In The Woodlands, 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 The Woodlands 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.

October is the wettest month in The Woodlands with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 49.5 inches in The Woodlands means that it is wetter than most places in Texas.

June is the rainiest month in The Woodlands with 7.9 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.3 rainy days. There are 82.4 rainy days annually in The Woodlands, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.

There is rarely any recorded snowfall in The Woodlands, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Texas. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in The Woodlands.

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    Reviews for The Woodlands    24 Reviews
    The Woodlands has lost its glory - 8/28/2019
    I moved to The Woodlands in 1993. Then it was a safe place to live and great place to raise children. Today however beautiful forest, restaurant's and shopping it's not... Read More

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    Education is fouled - 9/27/2015
    Some parents rave about the education system here but more and more parents are home schooling in our area. The ones that rave about it are the ones who are enjoying... Read More

    The Woodlands, TX - 7/5/2014
    Great place. Multitude of things to do here. We even have an iceskating rink during the Holidays. The Pavillion regularly attracts national talent and is second to... Read More

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