Waco Metro Area, Texas 

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Climate in Waco Metro Area, Texas

Waco Metro Area, Texas gets 37 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Waco Metro Area averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 231 sunny days per year in Waco Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Waco Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 77 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 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Waco metro area is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Texas.

7.1 / 10
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the Waco metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Waco, TexasUnited States
  36.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.3 in.27.8 in.
  76.5 days106.2 days
  231 days205 days
  95.1°85.8°
  35.3°21.7°
  7.17
  5.54.3
  573 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 the Waco metro area with an average high temperature of 95.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Texas. In the Waco metro area, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Waco metro area are April, October and May.


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


In the Waco metro area, there are 96.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In the Waco metro area, there are 33.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Texas.


In the Waco metro area, 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 the Waco metro area with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 36.5 inches in the Waco metro area means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas.


March is the rainiest month in the Waco metro area with 7.8 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 4.4 rainy days. There are 76.5 rainy days annually in the Waco metro area, which is rainier than most places in Texas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.3 inches in the Waco metro area means that it is about average compared to other places in Texas. February is the snowiest month in the Waco metro area with 0.2 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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