Amarillo Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Amarillo, Texas during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 80, 90 or 100 °F each month in Amarillo, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Amarillo, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
53 24 January 11 -4
55 26 February 13 -3
66 35 March 19 2
73 43 April 23 6
81 52 May 27 11
91 64 June 33 18
93 67 July 34 19
92 66 August 33 19
85 59 September 30 15
73 45 October 23 7
62 33 November 17 1
52 26 December 11 -3
73 45 Year 23 7
30-year temperature averages for Amarillo, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
52 25 January 11 -4
56 28 February 13 -3
65 35 March 18 2
72 43 April 22 6
81 53 May 27 11
90 62 June 32 17
93 66 July 34 19
91 65 August 33 19
84 58 September 29 14
73 45 October 23 7
61 34 November 16 1
52 26 December 11 -4
73 45 Year 23 7

Days of Hot Weather in Amarillo

Summers are constantly hot at Amarillo. From June to September, nearly every day warms up to at least 80 Fahrenheit and about half of those days peak in the 90s. Normally nine days a year see the temperature rise to 100 °F (38 °C) or more.

Number of days in Amarillo of at least 80, 90 or 100 °F
  80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
100 °F
38 °C
January 0 0 0
February 1 0 0
March 3 0 0
April 9 1 0
May 17 6 0
June 27 15 3
July 30 22 3
August 28 19 2
September 21 8 0
October 9 1 0
November 2 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 146 72 9

How Often Amarillo Has Cold Temperatures

Amarillo's searing summers are followed by surprisingly chilly winters. The city typically has 108 frosty nights a year. Freezing temperatures start showing up in October, occur most nights in December, January and February, and linger into April. Usually one of those nights drops down to 0 °F (-18 °C).

On an average of nine days annually the thermometer never rises above freezing. Days that chilly can show up anytime from October to April.

Days per month on average in Amarillo when the minimum temperature drops to 32, 20 or 10 °F or below
  10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 2 9 27
February 1 6 21
March 0 2 13
April 0 0 4
May 0 0 0
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 3
November 0 2 15
December 1 8 26
Year 5 28 108
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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