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Best time to visit Texas

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The best time to visit Texas is March-April

Texas is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, March-April is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In summer, the daytime temperatures in central Houston, Texas can reach a top of 37℃ (98℉). The temperature at night in the winter can drop to as low as 5℃ (41℉), although this can differ at other destinations across Texas depending on the geography.

The days are longest in Texas in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Texas in September – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to read all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Texas. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll have found out all there is to know about when to go, and you’ll be ready to start booking your flights! Who knows, we might even have some surprises waiting for you when you get there!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

Texas seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Texas is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Texas

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
AlamoMarch-April
14℃
6℃
15℃
6℃
17℃
7℃
20℃
8℃
23℃
10℃
27℃
12℃
29℃
13℃
28℃
13℃
28℃
14℃
24℃
12℃
18℃
8℃
13℃
6℃
AustinSeptember-October
15℃
6℃
17℃
8℃
21℃
12℃
25℃
15℃
29℃
19℃
33℃
22℃
35℃
23℃
36℃
24℃
31℃
22℃
26℃
16℃
20℃
11℃
16℃
7℃
Corpus ChristiNovember
18℃
11℃
20℃
13℃
23℃
16℃
27℃
19℃
30℃
22℃
33℃
25℃
34℃
26℃
34℃
26℃
32℃
25℃
28℃
21℃
23℃
16℃
19℃
12℃
DallasOctober
13℃
4℃
15℃
6℃
20℃
10℃
24℃
14℃
28℃
18℃
33℃
23℃
35℃
25℃
36℃
25℃
31℃
21℃
25℃
15℃
18℃
10℃
13℃
6℃
El PasoOctober-November
13℃
3℃
16℃
5℃
21℃
9℃
25℃
12℃
29℃
16℃
35℃
23℃
34℃
24℃
33℃
23℃
30℃
20℃
25℃
15℃
18℃
8℃
13℃
4℃
GalvestonMarch-May
15℃
11℃
17℃
13℃
20℃
16℃
23℃
19℃
26℃
23℃
30℃
27℃
30℃
28℃
31℃
28℃
29℃
26℃
26℃
22℃
21℃
16℃
17℃
13℃
HoustonSeptember-October
16℃
8℃
18℃
10℃
22℃
14℃
26℃
17℃
30℃
21℃
33℃
24℃
34℃
25℃
35℃
25℃
31℃
23℃
27℃
18℃
21℃
13℃
17℃
10℃
MarfaApril-May
3℃
-2℃
5℃
-0℃
12℃
4℃
18℃
8℃
21℃
11℃
25℃
14℃
28℃
16℃
29℃
16℃
23℃
13℃
17℃
9℃
11℃
5℃
5℃
-0℃
Port AransasSeptember-November
17℃
13℃
18℃
14℃
21℃
17℃
24℃
21℃
26℃
24℃
29℃
27℃
30℃
28℃
30℃
28℃
29℃
27℃
26℃
23℃
22℃
18℃
18℃
14℃
San AntonioNovember
16℃
7℃
19℃
9℃
23℃
12℃
27℃
16℃
30℃
20℃
34℃
23℃
35℃
24℃
36℃
24℃
32℃
22℃
27℃
17℃
21℃
12℃
17℃
8℃
WacoOctober-November
14℃
5℃
16℃
7℃
20℃
11℃
24℃
14℃
28℃
18℃
33℃
23℃
35℃
24℃
36℃
25℃
31℃
22℃
25℃
15℃
19℃
10℃
14℃
6℃
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Top FAQs

Texas is in North America.
You can check out the full list of awesome destinations and hidden gems to explore in Texas here.
The warmest month of the year in Houston, one of the most popular places to visit in Texas, is August.
The driest month of the year in Houston, Texas, is usually around February each year.

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