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
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Slight Chance Rain Showers
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|This Afternoon||Slight Chance Rain Showers||84° / 69°||S 10 mph|
|Thursday||Patchy Fog then Partly Sunny||83° / 67°||S 5 to 10 mph|
|Friday||Chance Rain Showers||81° / 67°||S 5 to 10 mph|
|Saturday||Chance Rain Showers||80° / 65°||S 5 to 10 mph|
|Sunday||Slight Chance Rain Showers||77° / 65°||NE 5 mph|
|Monday||Slight Chance Rain Showers||77° / 67°||SE 5 to 10 mph|
|Tuesday||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms||77° / 55°||S 10 to 15 mph|
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 2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Texas.
2 / 10
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Houston
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.