Houston, Texas, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Houston, Texas, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Houston, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Houston, Texas, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Houston, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Houston, Texas, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Houston, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Houston, Texas, United States of America by month

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January

If you visit Houston during January, you will probably find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Houston is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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March

March in Houston is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

April in Houston is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Houston can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you vacation in Houston during June, you will probably see that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you visit Houston during July, you are likely to notice that it is sizzling and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

If you visit Houston during August, you may see that it is blindingly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

September here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you visit Houston during October, you may notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

If you visit Houston during November, you may see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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December

If you visit Houston during December, you will probably find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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Activities for Houston, Texas, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Houston.

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