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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

11 AM PST

Slight Chance Rain Showers

83°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSlight Chance Rain Showers84° / 69°S 10 mph
ThursdayPatchy Fog then Partly Sunny83° / 67°S 5 to 10 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers81° / 67°S 5 to 10 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers80° / 65°S 5 to 10 mph
SundaySlight Chance Rain Showers77° / 65°NE 5 mph
MondaySlight Chance Rain Showers77° / 67°SE 5 to 10 mph
TuesdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms77° / 55°S 10 to 15 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 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)
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    373 Reviews
The real Houston - 8/20/2022
I moved to Houston from the San Francisco Bay area in 1991 after college but I have always had family here. Houston is not what you think of when you think of Texas... Read More

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Not a great place - 7/19/2022
There's definitely lots of jobs/economic opportunity. It's quite racially diverse if that's your thing. Houston has awful urban sprawl. Expect awful traffic. Hot as hell... Read More

Not a great place - 7/19/2022
There's definitely lots of jobs/economic opportunity. It's quite racially diverse if that's your thing. Houston has awful urban sprawl. Expect awful traffic. Hot as hell... Read More


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