Waco, Texas 

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Climate in Waco, Texas

Waco, Texas gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Waco averages 0 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 Waco. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Waco gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 76 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 35
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Waco ranks 65/100 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.

CLIMATE

Climate Averages
  Waco, TexasUnited States
  35.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.4 in.27.8 in.
  76.4 days106.2 days
  230 days205 days
  95.4°85.8°
  35.3°21.7°
  6554
  5.54.3
  472 ft.2443 ft.

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 Waco with an average high temperature of 96.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Texas. In Waco, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Waco are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Waco with an average of 35.3°. This is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Waco, there are 98.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Texas.


In Waco, there are 32.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Waco, 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 Waco with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.8 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.9 inches in Waco means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas.


May is the rainiest month in Waco with 7.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.4 rainy days. There are 76.4 rainy days annually in Waco, which is about average compared to other places in Texas. The rainiest season is Summer 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 0.4 inches in Waco means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas.



February is the snowiest month in Waco with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.


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    Reviews for Waco    18 Reviews
    Bald Eagle gets no love from COW.soon displaced! - 10/13/2018
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    Janice Rounsville - 7/24/2017
    Waco is on my wish list to move to. Weather is comparable to So. California. Beautiful... Read More

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