Average Annual Precipitation for Texas





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Texas.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year.

There's also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: North Central Texas, South Central Texas, East Texas, Gulf Coast and West Texas.

North Central Texas

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
78 Athens 44.8 1137
92 College Station 41.8 1060
82 Dallas 38.3 973
80 Denton 38.4 976
81 Fort Worth 38.0 965
75 Killeen 34.8 883
90 McKinney 38.3 973
79 Sherman 44.3 1125
80 Waco 36.4 925
73 Wichita Falls 27.9 708

South Central Texas

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
39 Alice 27.1 687
86 Austin 36.3 921
74 Choke Canyon Lake Dam 26.5 673
54 Falcon Lake Dam 19.5 495
80 Fredericksburg 30.6 776
74 Kingsville 31.0 786
60 Laredo 19.7 500
49 Midland 13.5 343
69 New Braunfels 33.6 853
81 San Antonio 32.4 822

East Texas

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
89 Lake Fork 45.1 1147
89 Longview 48.2 1224
88 Lufkin 50.9 1292
112 Sam Rayburn Lake Dam 60.0 1525
110 Texarkana 52.4 1331
112 Toledo Bend Reservoir Dam 55.7 1414
99 Tyler 47.7 1211

Gulf Coast

Average annual precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
78 Aransas Wildlife Refuge 40.9 1040
110 Beaumont 65.1 1653
77 Brownsville 26.8 680
79 Corpus Christi 31.7 806
95 Galveston 47.2 1199
107 Houston 55.6 1413
43 McAllen 18.7 474
95 Victoria 40.4 1026

West Texas

Annual precipitation totals
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
67 Abilene 25.2 641
69 Amarillo 19.7 499
59 Del Rio 20.8 529
48 El Paso 8.8 223
69 Guadalupe Mountains Park 16.0 406
38 Lajitas, Big Bend Park 9.3 236
63 Lubbock 18.3 466
43 Odessa 12.3 312
62 San Angelo 20.9 532
Reference

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

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