When to Visit Austin

maxresdefault-4Austin’s climate is classified as being humid and subtropical, and is usually associated with hot summers and mild winters. Over 33 inches of rain falls each year, with most precipitation falling during the spring and autumn months.

Summer days in Austin are hot and relatively humid, with temperatures generally averaging around 32°C between June and September. However, temperatures can occasionally climb to a high 38°C.

The winter months are generally mild and dry in comparison. Temperatures rarely drop to freezing point and snowfall is very uncommon, typically occurring only once a year at most. Austin is an attractive city to visit at any time of the year, and it has over 300 days of sunshine annually. The most pleasant times to arrive are autumn and spring, when the weather is warm and sunny during the day, and pleasantly cool or mild during the evening.

July and August can occasionally become uncomfortably hot for those who are not used to high temperatures. This time of the year also sees the highest levels of rainfall. Winters are generally mild and pleasant, with January being the coldest month. While frost and snow aren’t common, daytime temperatures in January can occasionally dip to 4°C.

There’s a wide range of hotels throughout Austin, offering accommodation to suit all income levels. You will find a good selection in the downtown area of central Austin as well as numerous motels on the main approach roads to the city. The principal locations include Delmar Avenue, Middle Fiskville road and East 11th Street as well as North I-35 and Austin’s Waterford Center boulevard. Those wishing to stay near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will also find good hotels in the vicinity of the airport.

The excellent choice of accommodation in Austin ensures that tourists can find something to suit their tastes and budget. Many tourists choose to stay in the downtown areas, close to the main attractions and so well poised for a night out, at one of the many live music venues.