Starr County, Texas 

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Climate in Starr County, Texas

Starr County, Texas gets 22 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 226 sunny days per year in Starr County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Starr County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 58 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 98 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 47
Rain: averages 22 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Starr County is 6.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the least comfortable places in Texas.

1.5 / 9

Summer   /   Winter
November, March and February are the most pleasant months in Starr County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Starr, TexasUnited States
  21.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.1 in.27.8 in.
  58.2 days106.2 days
  226 days205 days
  98.1°85.8°
  46.8°21.7°
  6.37
  6.24.3
  351 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 Starr County with an average high temperature of 98.9°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Texas. In Starr County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Starr County are November, March and February.


In Starr County, there are 164.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Texas.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Starr County with an average of 46.8°. This is warmer than most places in Texas.


In Starr County, there are 3.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Texas.


In Starr 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.


Humidity in Starr County can be stifling in the summer but very pleasant in the winter months. The humidity here has been described as oppressive in July and June. The humid season extends from April-October and the most comfortable months are November-March.


September is the wettest month in Starr County with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is March with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Winter with 34% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 21.9 inches in Starr County means that it is drier than most places in Texas.


September is the rainiest month in Starr County with 7.1 days of rain, and March is the driest month with only 4.0 rainy days. There are 58.2 rainy days annually in Starr County, which is less rainy than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


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





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