Dallas Weather in September
Hot weather continues into September at Dallas, Texas. This month is also slightly rainier and less sunny than previous ones.
This page gives detailed information on the typical September weather for Dallas.
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The temperature, precipitation and wind speed numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Dallas Love Field Airport, located a few miles from downtown Dallas. The rest of the measurements are averages from the nearby Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport.
|89 °F||September average high||32 °C|
|69 °F||September average low||21 °C|
In most years, Dallas averages a daily maximum temperature for September that's between 86 and 92 degrees Fahrenheit (30 to 33 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 67 and 72 °F (19 to 22 °C).
The days at Dallas begin to cool down quickly during September. By the end of the month, the temperature has dropped around 10 °F (6 °C) below what it was at the start.
|14 days||90 °F max. or more (32 °C)|
|14 days||70 °F min. or less (21 °C)|
Nearly every day in September warms to over 80 °F (27 °C) in Dallas. The city averages one or two days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 100s °F (over 38 °C).
The thermometer dips to 60 °F (16 °C) or below on an average of 4 nights. Most years, September does not cool down to 50 °F (10 °C).
|2.8 in||total precipitation||72 mm|
|5 days||of rain|
Half the time, Dallas receives 1 to 4 inches (31 to 95 mm) of rainfall in September. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|13 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Dallas during 67 percent of daylight hours on average in September, for a total of 249 hours in the month. Typically on 13 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in September at Dallas lasts for 12 hours and 21 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 12 hours and 50 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 11:52 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|67 %||September average humidity|
The relative humidity in Dallas during September usually peaks at 85 percent in the morning then drops to 48 percent by mid afternoon.
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|8.0 mph||September wind speed average||12.9 kph|
September is the least windy month for Dallas.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|4 days||with thunderstorms in September|
|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 Dallas during September, and a 2 percent chance of a category 1 or 2 hurricane. Major hurricanes are unlikely here.
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.