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Houston Weather in January

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January Overview


High temperature: 60°F (16°C)
Low temperature: 45°F (7°C)
Hours daylight/sun: 5 hours
Water temperature: 57°F (14°C)

The weather in January in Houston is pleasantly mild with daytime highs of 60°F (16°C). Rarely and mostly just at night, temperatures can drop to 45°F (7°C) which should encourage you to bring a coat too. The sun shines for an average of 5 hours each day and January is also one of the rainier months with an average of 7 rainy days. The water temperature of the Gulf of Mexico measures a cold 57°F (14°C).

Even though not one of the warmest months, January is still a great time to explore everything Houston has to offer. It\'s a pretty quiet time in January meaning you will be able to grab some of the best deals on hotels and flights. At the beginning of January you’ll still be able to see some of the leftover holiday attractions such as the Zoo Lights. And there is also the Martin Luther King Parade being held in January.


High and Low Temperature in January °F

Water Temperature in January °F

Current Weather Houston

39°F mist
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Houston

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

60° 64° 70° 76° 83° 88° 91° 91° 86° 79° 70° 63°

Low °F

45° 48° 55° 61° 68° 74° 76° 76° 71° 63° 54° 48°

Sun

5 6 6 7 8 9 10 9 8 7 6 5

Rain days

7 5 5 4 6 6 7 7 7 5 6 6

Water °F

57° 57° 63° 71° 77° 84° 86° 87° 84° 78° 69° 60°


Houston Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Houston

In terms of the weather, spring and fall are definitely the most pleasant times to visit Houston. But its coastal location ensures warm weather almost all year round. Summer is the best time to visit if you are after some real heat and in case you would also like to combine a city trip with a beach vacation. Luckily many locals head off for the summer so there is usually plenty of accommodation available for reasonable prices. Winters are mild in Houston with only very rare snowfall. Temperatures can however drop to lows of 45°F (7°C), especially as the sun sets. Watch out for the hurricane season from June until November.

Things to know about Houston

Things to do in Houston


Houston has endless and very unique sights to offer. As such, you have to be quite picky in terms of what you choose to see and do if you aren’t visiting for a huge amount of time. But if you choose wisely, there is something for everyone such as culture lovers, nature enthusiasts or families. Of course the main attraction is the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. Since 1961, NASA has been controlling its space program from here.



The Space Center: You can’t visit Houston without seeing the Space Center. As the official visitor center of NASA, the Space Center is the main tourist attraction in Houston. The center also hosts the Smithsonian Museum where you can see different exhibitions including one about NASA, space shuttles, astronauts and more.




Within Houston’s museum district you can also choose between 18 Museums! With the CityPass you get a discount for most of them. Here are some top picks:





Further cultural institutions and attractions in Houston:



The Texan metropolis of Houston also has a lot to offer for animal and nature lovers:





If you need a place to relax after too much sightseeing there are over 30 beautiful parks to choose from in Houston:






Houston also has a lot to offer for young visitors. Besides the zoo, aquarium and the theme park at the Kemah Boardwalk, highly recommend is the Children’s Museum.


More things to do in Houston:



Even though Houston has so much to offer on its own, here are a few day trips that are highly recommended:


Galveston Island: Just 60 miles from Houston you can relax at this famous beach vacation destination. With over 30 miles of beautiful sandy beaches, there is enough space for everyone. With a bit of luck you will also be able to spot some dolphins while taking a boat trip on the Gulf of Mexico.

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