Austin Weather in July

Although hot, July's weather is also the year's driest and sunniest for Austin, Texas.

This page gives detailed information on the typical July weather for Austin.

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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at Camp Mabry, located at few miles from downtown Austin.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

96 °F July average high 35 °C
74 °F July average low 24 °C

In most years, Austin averages a daily maximum temperature for July that's between 92 and 99 degrees Fahrenheit (34 to 37 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 73 and 76 °F (23 to 24 °C).

The days at Austin heat up slightly during July. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 3 °F (2 °C) above what it was at the start.

28 days 90 °F max. or more (32 °C)
1 day 70 °F min. or less (21 °C)

During July the temperature usually rises every day to over 80 °F (27 °C) at Austin. The city averages 5 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 100s °F (over 38 °C).

July does not normally get as cold as 60 °F (16 °C).

Rainy Weather iconRain

1.9 in total precipitation 48 mm
5 days of rain

July is Austin's least rainy month. Half the time, Austin receives 0.4 to 3 inches (10 to 72 mm) of rainfall for the month. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

74 % sunshine
12 days clear skies

Austin usually sees more sunshine in July than any other month. The sun's rays reach the ground during 74 percent of daylight hours on average, for a total of 318 hours in the month. Typically on 12 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in July at Austin lasts for 13 hours and 52 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 14 hours and 4 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 13:36 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

65 % July average humidity

The relative humidity in Austin during July usually peaks at 88 percent in the morning then drops to 44 percent by mid afternoon.

Local Time12 am3 am6 am9 am12 pm3 pm6 pm9 pm
Humidity % 75 84 88 70 51 44 47 63

Windy Weather iconWind

7.9 mph July wind speed average 12.7 kph

July is less windy than most other months in Austin.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

1 day rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
4 days with thunderstorms in July
4 % chance a named storm approaches

There's a 4 percent probability that a named tropical storm will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Austin during July, and a 2 percent chance of a category 1 or 2 hurricane. Major hurricanes are unlikely this time of year.

Reference

These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.

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