The weather in Houston, Texas, for this Saturday March 18 will come with skies fully covered. According to the latest information from the AccuWeather weather forecast, the temperature will rise to a maximum of 55 degrees Fahrenheit (13ºC) during the day, while a minimum of 41 degrees Fahrenheit (5ºC) is expected at night.
The probability of rain for these strips of the day will be between 47 and 5 percent. On the other hand, the thermal sensation, that is, “real temperature” will be around 52ºF (11ºC) maximum and 52ºF (11ºC) minimum.
At this time of year in Houston, sunrise will begin at 7:28 a.m., while sunset will begin at 7:32 p.m. Wind gusts will reach a maximum of 11.18 mph during the day and 9.94 mph at night.
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What is the weather like in Houston?
If one thing is clear, it is that the climate of Houston, Texas, is unique and incomparable. To begin with, its summers are warm and its winters mild, with sun almost all year round, so the city’s climate is usually pleasant. Of course, it is also a city prone to natural disasters, mainly in the hurricane season.
The average temperature in Houston is between 49 °F (9 °C) in winter and 90 °F (32 °C) in summer. The hottest months that we mentioned are June, July and August and the coldest December, January and February. Houston typically sees rainfall reaching 39 inches per year.
Humidity and Air Quality in Houston
Houston’s humidity is usually quite high due to its location near the Gulf of Mexico. Specific, relative humidity in Houston ranges from 50 to 90%which ends up conditioning our perception of temperature, feeling it higher than it really is.
Houston’s air quality is generally good, although it may be affected by pollution from the city’s many factories and refineries. Unfortunately, the city also has high ozone values during the summer months, which we know can harm people with respiratory illnesses.
Natural Disasters in Houston
As we mentioned, Houston is a city at risk of experiencing natural catastrophes, mainly hurricanes and floods. Hurricanes are a potential threat to the city and they can cause significant damage and even loss of life. In addition, the city is also prone to flooding due to its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and its low-lying areas.
Finally, Houston is also at risk for tornadoes, although they are less likely than hurricanes or flooding. Tornadoes can cause property damage and even cause fatalities. It is important to be prepared for any natural catastrophe that may affect the city, for which the agencies have the necessary action plans.