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What is typical weather year round in Austin, Texas?

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Austin, Texas, stays fairly warm throughout the year — even during the winter months. No month has an average low temperature that dips lower than 40 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature for any month is never lower than 62 degrees Fahrenheit.

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The chilliest month in Austin is January, during which the average high temperature is 62 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low temperature is 41 degrees Fahrenheit. The warmest month of the year is August. This summer month sees an average high temperature of 97 degrees Fahrenheit and an average low of 75 degrees Fahrenheit.

Though the weather typically stays pretty warm in Austin, temperatures can drop in the right conditions. Austin's record low temperature — which occurred in 1949 — is -2 degrees Fahrenheit. Of course, it can get quite a bit hotter than average in Austin as well. As of 2014, the hottest recorded temperature in Austin was 112 degrees Fahrenheit in 2011.

Austin remains dry throughout the year. Because the temperature rarely dips below freezing, snow is not common. Austin sees very little precipitation regardless of the season or temperature. The city's wettest month is May, which sees an average of 4.36 inches of rainfall. The driest month is July, which sees less than 2 inches of rain.

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