With Galveston located on the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston weather can be influenced by the Gulf weather, which sometimes means hurricanes or tropical storms.
Of course, there aren’t always storms in the Gulf, and many don’t come near Galveston, but it is good to be aware of the expected weather during your vacation…
Galveston has a marine climate because it is located on the Gulf. That means hot, humid summers, and mild winters.
During the hottest summer months (July & August), average temperatures range from around 80°F to 90°F. This is not bad at all. The coldest month is January, with average temperatures ranging from 50°F to 62°F. This is the kind of stuff that makes people in the north envious!
The wettest month is September, with an average rainfall of almost 6 inches. Most of the rest of the year averages around 3½ inches, but the driest months are February to April, with an average of 2½ inches.
Galveston Weather Forecast
Here’s a weather forecast for Galveston for the next several days:
Friday 02/10 40%
High 73° / Low 67°
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers this afternoon. High 73F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday 02/11 20%
High 76° / Low 67°
Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 76F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday 02/12 20%
High 75° / Low 63°
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High around 75F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 02/13 20%
High 68° / Low 63°
Cloudy skies. High 68F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday 02/14 90%
High 68° / Low 53°
Rain. Becoming windy in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 68F. Winds SE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
I hope the weather in Galveston allows you to have a great vacation!