Climate

capitol of texas

Austin’s climate is described as humid subtropical with hot summers and mild winters.  The capitol city is located at the junction of the Colorado River and the Balcones escarpment, separating the Texas Hill Country from the Blackland prairies to the east.  Elevations within the city vary from 400 feet to just above 1000 feet above sea level.  Native trees include cedar, oak, walnut, mesquite, and pecan.

 

MONTH AVG MAX TEMP AVG MIN TEMP AVG CLEAR DAYS AVG STORM DAYS AVG DAYS RAIN AVG WIND SPEED
JAN 58.9 38.6 9.1 0.9 7.8 9.6
FEB 63.4 42.1 8.4 2.1 7.7 10
MAR 71.9 51.1 8.8 3.2 7.2 10.6
APR 79.4 59.8 7.8 4.6 7.4 10.3
MAY 84.7 66.5 6.6 7 8.9 9.5
JUN 91.1 71.5 8.3 4.7 6.3 9
JUL 95 73.9 11.8 4 4.9 8.3
AUG 95.5 73.9 11.6 4.8 5.1 7.7
SEP 90.5 69.8 10.7 4 7.1 7.8
OCT 82.1 60 12.6 2.7 6.5 8
NOV 71.8 49.9 11 1.7 7.1 8.9
DEC 62 41.2 10.1 1.1 7.2 9.1

 

Source: http://www.austintexas.org/visit/plan-your-trip/weather/