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 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Amarillo, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Amarillo temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
51 23 January 10 -5
54 26 February 12 -3
63 33 March 17 1
71 42 April 22 5
80 52 May 26 11
88 61 June 31 16
91 65 July 33 18
89 64 August 32 18
83 56 September 28 14
72 45 October 22 7
60 33 November 16 0
50 24 December 10 -4
71 44 Year 22 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 five days a year see the temperature rise to 100 °F (38 °C) or more.

Number of days in Amarillo of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 2 0 0
February 3 0 0
March 3 3 0
April 17 8 1
May 26 15 4
June 30 25 12
July 31 30 20
August 31 28 17
September 27 20 7
October 19 7 1
November 8 1 0
December 2 0 0
Year 204 137 61

How Often Amarillo Has Cold Temperatures

Amarillo's searing summers are followed by surprisingly chilly winters. The city typically has 107 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 10 27
February 2 5 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 2
November 0 2 15
December 2 9 27
Year 6 28 107
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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