Houston, Texas Climate & Temperature
- Houston, Texas, Usa is at 29°57'N, 95°20'W, 33 m (108 ft). See map.
- Houston, Texas has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Houston, Texas is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
- The average temperature is 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.9 °C (32.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 17.6°C (63.7°F) on average falling to 5.3°C (41.5°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 25.6°C (78°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 14.2°C (57.5°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 33.2°C (91.8°F) and average low temperatures are 22°C (71.6°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 27.1°C (80.8°F) during the day and lows of 14.6°C (58.3°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 1170.2 mm (46.1 inches) which is equivalent to 1170.2 Litres/m² (28.7 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 2859 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Houston, Texas you would come out nearest to the climate station at Amsterdam Island, French Southern Lands where you would find a Marine west coast climate.
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