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Climate in Harris County, Texas

Harris County, Texas gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Harris County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Harris County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 91 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 43
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Harris County is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Texas.

6.6 / 10
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in Harris County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Harris, TexasUnited States
  52.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  90.6 days106.2 days
  204 days205 days
  93.1°85.8°
  43.2°21.7°
  6.67
  6.14.3
  83 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 Harris County with an average high temperature of 93.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. In Harris County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Harris County are April, October and November.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Harris County with an average of 43.2°. This is warmer than most places in Texas.


In Harris County, there are 94.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In Harris County, there are 8.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Texas.


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


June is the wettest month in Harris County with 6.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.3 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.7 inches in Harris County means that it is one of the wettest places in Texas.


June is the rainiest month in Harris County with 9.2 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 5.8 rainy days. There are 90.6 rainy days annually in Harris County, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


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





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