Average Rainfall for Texas in August





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during August at cities, towns and parks in Texas.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month.

Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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 monthly precipitation in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 College Station 2.7 68
5 Dallas 1.9 47
5 Denton 2.1 54
5 Fort Worth 2.0 50
4 Killeen 1.9 47
4 McKinney 1.9 48
5 Waco 2.1 52
6 Wichita Falls 2.5 64

South Central Texas

August averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Austin 2.4 60
5 Choke Canyon Lake Dam 1.5 39
4 Falcon Lake Dam 2.1 53
5 Fredericksburg 2.2 56
5 Kingsville 2.7 68
5 Laredo 1.9 48
6 Midland 1.8 47
5 New Braunfels 2.1 54
5 San Antonio 2.1 53

East Texas

Average amount of rain in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Lake Fork 2.6 66
6 Longview 2.9 73
8 Lufkin 3.3 85
8 Sam Rayburn Lake Dam 4.0 102
6 Texarkana 2.2 55
8 Toledo Bend Reservoir Dam 3.1 79
6 Tyler 2.7 68

Gulf Coast

Precipitation totals for August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Aransas Wildlife Refuge 2.9 74
11 Beaumont 5.0 126
7 Brownsville 2.4 62
7 Corpus Christi 2.9 74
7 Galveston 3.4 85
8 Houston 3.8 96
5 McAllen 2.2 56
South Padre Island 2.3 58
8 Victoria 2.9 72

West Texas

Total precipitation during August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Abilene 2.6 66
8 Amarillo 2.9 74
4 Del Rio 2.2 55
9 El Paso 2.0 51
11 Guadalupe Mountains Park 3.6 91
5 Lajitas, Big Bend Park 1.4 35
7 Lubbock 1.9 49
6 San Angelo 2.3 57
Reference

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

Texas Precipitation
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