The best times to visit Refugio for ideal weather are

October 29th to April 22nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Refugio Travel Info

Weather in Refugio


Average temperatures in Refugio vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Refugio, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 93.5°F (34.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.5°F (26.4°C) at night.

Refugio Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Refugio Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Refugio Perceived Temperature (F)


Refugio Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Refugio Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 65.9 55.7 47.2
Feb 68.9 59.2 51.4
Mar 74.5 65.5 58.2
Apr 80.7 72.3 65.8
May 85.6 78.1 71.9
Jun 90.9 83.8 77.8
Jul 91.1 84.2 78.3
Aug 93.2 85.2 78.3
Sep 90.3 81.8 74.5
Oct 84.7 75.7 67.2
Nov 75.5 65.8 57.4
Dec 68.8 59.3 51.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.8 13.2 8.4
Feb 20.5 15.1 10.8
Mar 23.6 18.6 14.6
Apr 27.1 22.4 18.8
May 29.8 25.6 22.2
Jun 32.7 28.8 25.4
Jul 32.8 29 25.7
Aug 34 29.6 25.7
Sep 32.4 27.7 23.6
Oct 29.3 24.3 19.6
Nov 24.2 18.8 14.1
Dec 20.4 15.2 10.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Refugio are February, December, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late September with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of September 17th.

When can you find snow in Refugio? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Refugio.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Refugio (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 2.2
Feb 5% 0 0.8
Mar 9% 0 1.7
Apr 9% 0 2.3
May 9% 0 2
Jun 10% 0 2.1
Jul 14% 0 3.4
Aug 7% 0 1.4
Sep 21% 0 4.3
Oct 11% 0 1.8
Nov 9% 0 1.8
Dec 6% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 5.6
Feb 5 0 2
Mar 9 0 4.3
Apr 9 0 5.8
May 9 0 5.1
Jun 10 0 5.3
Jul 14 0 8.6
Aug 7 0 3.6
Sep 21 0 10.9
Oct 11 0 4.6
Nov 9 0 4.6
Dec 6 0 1.8


Humidity and Wind

Refugio has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (64.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (70.8%).

Wind in Refugio is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 10.4 knots (11.9 MPH or 19.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Refugio.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Feb 8.6 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Mar 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Apr 10.4 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
May 10.2 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Jun 9.3 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Jul 8.3 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Aug 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Sep 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Oct 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Nov 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Dec 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.3%
Feb 70.8%
Mar 69.8%
Apr 68.7%
May 69.8%
Jun 68.4%
Jul 70.5%
Aug 67.9%
Sep 67.8%
Oct 64.2%
Nov 67%
Dec 69.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Refugio?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Refugio, TX, US is March, followed by June and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Refugio in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 40.6 in November means 40.6% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Refugio Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 71.3°F (21.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Refugio, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 71°F (21.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Refugio to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.2°F (22.3°C) and 64.1°F (17.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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