When is the best time to go to Austin?

When is the best time to go to Austin? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Austin are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are May and September

Annual weather in Austin

For full information about the climate and weather in Austin a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 45°F/61°F
February 49°F/65°F
March 56°F/72°F
April 61°F/79°F
May 68°F/85°F
June 74°F/94°F
July 76°F/97°F
August 77°F/99°F
September 74°F/92°F
October 63°F/83°F
November 54°F/70°F
December 49°F/63°F

Weather and climate in Austin

Austin enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Austin is 79°F (ranging from 61°F in january to 99°F in august). Annual rainfall is 45.4in, with a minimum of 2.3in in february and a maximum of 7.3in in may.
  • In the month of january the climate is not good, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 47°F and you can expect to have 2.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From february to july the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 110°F and it rains in july about 3.4in.
  • In august the climate is okay. The temperature rises to 99°F and it rains in august about 3.9in.
  • From september to november the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 86°F.
  • In the month of december the climate is not good, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 83°F and it rains in december about 3in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Austin

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Austin: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Austin

Find out when Austin has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Austin

  • Very low season in Austin
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and December.
  • Low season in Austin
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: June, July and September.
  • High season in Austin
    The number of visitors to Austin is high in: April, May, August and November.
  • Peek season in Austin
    The largest number of tourists visiting Austin is during: March and October.

Figure: Visitor index for Austin month by month

Best time for low prices in Austin

Average prices of hotels in Austin month by month

Generally, December is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Austin. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, October is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Austin

A return flight between London and Austin is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 665 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 211 more for your airline ticket to Austin if you go in july.

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Average price of hiring a car in Austin

On average, it costs $ 38 per day to hire a car in Austin. This price varies by $ 6 depending on the month. In october, hiring a car costs an average of $ 34 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in february is $ 40.

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Other cities and places near Austin

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