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 01/20 80%
High 77° / Low 64°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms early. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.
Saturday 01/21 20%
High 72° / Low 59°
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 72F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday 01/22 0%
High 68° / Low 53°
Windy with a few clouds from time to time. High 68F. Winds WNW at 25 to 35 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph.
Monday 01/23 0%
High 68° / Low 59°
Mainly sunny. High 68F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday 01/24 10%
High 74° / Low 62°
Mainly sunny. High 74F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph.
I hope the weather in Galveston allows you to have a great vacation!