The best times to visit Texas Gulf Coast for ideal weather are
February 5th to May 20th
October 15th to December 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Texas Gulf Coast Travel Guide
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Weather in Texas Gulf Coast
Average temperatures in Texas Gulf Coast vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Texas Gulf Coast, 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 93.2°F (34°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.5°F (26.9°C) at night.
Texas Gulf Coast Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Texas Gulf Coast Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Texas Gulf Coast Perceived Temperature (F)
Texas Gulf Coast Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Texas Gulf Coast 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Texas Gulf Coast are June, August, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 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 Texas Gulf Coast? 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 Texas Gulf Coast.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Texas Gulf Coast (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Texas Gulf Coast has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (66.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71.8%).
Wind in Texas Gulf Coast is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 10.9 knots (12.6 MPH or 20.2 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 18.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Texas Gulf Coast.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||9.1||Gentle breeze||16||Significant breeze|
|Feb||9.7||Gentle breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
|Mar||10.3||Gentle breeze||17||Significant breeze|
|Apr||10.9||Gentle breeze||17.9||Strong breeze|
|May||10.6||Gentle breeze||16.8||Significant breeze|
|Jun||9.6||Gentle breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.6||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Aug||8.2||Gentle breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.2||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.9||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Nov||8.4||Gentle breeze||14.5||Significant breeze|
|Dec||8.8||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Texas Gulf Coast?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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 Sep 23, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Texas Gulf Coast, 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 Texas Gulf Coast 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
Overall Texas Gulf Coast Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.5°F (31.4°C) and 69.8°F (21°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 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 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Texas Gulf Coast, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 69.7°F (20.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 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 Texas Gulf Coast to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 71°F (21.7°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.