Climate in Amarillo

Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle's climate is a temperate semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk). It is characterized by a rush of cold air from the north or northwest into a warmer area and occasionally, by blizzards during the winter season and a hot summer with generally low to moderate humidity. The normal annual precipitation is 19.7 inches (500 mm), most of it occurring in the late spring and summer months. Average daily high temperatures range from 48 °F (9 °C) in January to 92 °F (33 °C) in July. Sunny weather prevails year-round, with nearly 3300 hours of bright sunshine annually