Houston, Texas 

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Weather in Houston, Texas

The most pleasant months of the year for Houston are April, October and November. In Houston, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Houston with an average high temperature of 93.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Texas. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Houston. The humidity here has been described as stifling in July and August.


Today's Weather - Houston, TX

9 AM PST

Mostly Sunny

80°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayMostly Sunny86° / 70°SE 5 to 10 mph
WednesdayPatchy Fog then Mostly Sunny87° / 70°E 5 mph
ThursdayMostly Sunny86° / 70°E 5 to 10 mph
FridayMostly Sunny87° / 66°NE 0 to 5 mph
SaturdaySunny84° / 69°NE 5 mph
SundayMostly Sunny85° / 70°S 5 to 10 mph
MondayMostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms84° / 60°SE 5 to 10 mph

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 the Houston area is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Texas.

6.6 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January63° 43°
February66° 47°
March73° 53°
April79° 60°
May86° 68°
June91° 73°
July93° 75°
August94° 75°
September89° 70°
October82° 61°
November73° 53°
December65° 45°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Houston
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0380
February0170
March0170
April1060
May6070
June19090
July25080
August26080
September15070
October3070
November0070
December0280

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.


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Reviews for Houston    360 Reviews
Great culture/diversity, bad air quality/weather - 8/7/2020
I've lived in Houston 12 years. The food, diversity, people, job opportunities are fantastic, I actually really love this city. The air quality, weather, and crime? I'm... Read More

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Lived there for 35 years. Lived it, loved it. - 1/31/2020
I lived in H-town for 35 great years. Work took me away, and I miss it terribly. It's not the prettiest place you'll ever see, nor the most enjoyable summers.... Read More

As Someone Who's Lived in Houston for 2 decades.. - 1/14/2020
As someone who's lived in Houston for 2 decades I am a COMPLETE local of this city! But if somebody asked me if I like it, I'd say hell no! The topography of this... Read More


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