Galveston Water Temperature

Galveston is home to some of the largest and most historically valued buildings in the United States. Their buildings, have stood the test of time, literally, over the past few decades. You will find many Victorian styled buildings here giving the place a royal, antique feeling.

The Island experiences, high temperatures, which are often hot and humid, and so are the Galveston water temperatures. So if you enjoy a warm tropical climate, this is the place to be.

Galveston is a town close to gulf of mexico. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 86.2°F / 30.1°C.
The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 62.6°F / 17°C.
April is the driest at 0in / 0mm and June the wettest month with 2.5in / 63.9mm.
With an average air temperature of 83.3°F / 28.5°C, August is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 54°F / 12.2°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as mild temperate climate with hot summer. Best time to Visit would be in May, June, July, September, October, August.

Galveston Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 86.2°F / 30.1°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: January with 62.6°F / 17°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 83.3°F / 28.5°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 54°F / 12.2°C
Wettest Month: June with 2.5in / 63.9mm
Driest Month: April with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity July with 78.6%
Lowest Humidity October with 73.3%
Best Time to Visit: May, June, July, September, October, August
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

Galveston water temperature by month

gulf of mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

64.2 62.8 61.9

February

64 62.8 62.1

March

68.2 65.7 63.9

April

73.2 70.5 68.2

May

80.2 76.6 73.2

June

84.6 83.1 80.6

July

85.6 85.1 84.2

August

86.4 86 85.5

September

86 84.6 82.8

October

82.6 80.1 76.5

November

76.3 73.4 69.8

December

69.8 67.1 64.2

gulf of mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

17.9 17.1 16.6

February

17.8 17.1 16.7

March

20.1 18.7 17.7

April

22.9 21.4 20.1

May

26.8 24.8 22.9

June

29.2 28.4 27

July

29.8 29.5 29

August

30.2 30 29.7

September

30 29.2 28.2

October

28.1 26.7 24.7

November

24.6 23 21

December

21 19.5 17.9

The hottest water temperature typically reached in August with around 86.2°F / 30.1°C. The coldest in January with an average water temperature of 62.6°F / 17°C.

The air temperatures are the highest from June through to September. It can range from 80 degrees and go well into the 90’s. This makes Galveston a unusually hot place to visit, but if you love the warmth, it will suite you just fine. For those who don’t like too much heat, you are welcome to take a refreshing swim in the waters of Galveston and cool off. Temperatures start cooling down from November through till February.

So if you prefer cooler air temperatures, then you should definitely visit during these four months of the year. One of the most convenient ways to get here is to take a flight to the Houston Hobby airport which is one of the closest major airports to Galveston.


Galveston weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Sep. 23
Clear Sky
77 °F
74°F
25 °C
23°C
3mph (5km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
52%
Sep. 24
Few clouds
77 °F
74°F
25 °C
24°C
3mph (4km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
54%
Sep. 25
Scattered clouds
78 °F
68°F
26 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
58%
Sep. 26
Few clouds
79 °F
69°F
26 °C
21°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Sep. 27
Broken clouds
84 °F
73°F
29 °C
23°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (4mm)
55 %
79%
Sep. 28
Broken clouds
84 °F
75°F
29 °C
24°C
2mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (4mm)
55 %
79%
Sep. 29
Thunderstorm with heavy rain
79 °F
75°F
26 °C
24°C
3mph (4km/h)
south-southeast
1in (16mm)
85 %
81%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Sep. 30
Thunderstorm with heavy rain
78 °F
74°F
25 °C
23°C
2mph (4km/h)
southeast
1in (33mm)
90 %
88%
Oct. 01
Thunderstorm with heavy rain
79 °F
73°F
26 °C
23°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
1in (21mm)
90 %
87%
Oct. 02
Thunderstorm with rain
79 °F
72°F
26 °C
22°C
3mph (5km/h)
east-northeast
0in (8mm)
75 %
90%
Oct. 03
Overcast clouds
79 °F
71°F
26 °C
22°C
3mph (5km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
73%
Oct. 04
Overcast clouds
82 °F
71°F
28 °C
22°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
62%
Oct. 05
Few clouds
81 °F
67°F
27 °C
20°C
2mph (3km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
61%
Oct. 06
Clear Sky
79 °F
69°F
26 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Oct. 07
Clear Sky
82 °F
71°F
28 °C
22°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%
Oct. 08
Few clouds
82 °F
75°F
28 °C
24°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
15 %
75%

Galveston weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

65.5 54 44.2 0.1 0 75.2%

February

69.6 57.2 46.9 0.2 0 77.6%

March

73 63 50.9 0.1 0 76.9%

April

79.5 69.4 60.1 0 0 75.9%

May

85.3 76.1 66.7 0.3 1 76.3%

June

88.2 81.1 74.1 2.5 2 77.5%

July

89.8 82.4 76.6 2.5 1 78.6%

August

91 83.3 76.8 1.9 4 76.8%

September

88.3 79.5 69.8 1.1 3 76.2%

October

83.7 72.3 61.3 0 0 73.3%

November

75.7 63.3 52.3 0 0 73.8%

December

67.8 56.7 47.1 0.2 0 75.9%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

18.6 12.2 6.8 3.3 0 75.2%

February

20.9 14 8.3 4.5 0 77.6%

March

22.8 17.2 10.5 1.5 0 76.9%

April

26.4 20.8 15.6 0 0 75.9%

May

29.6 24.5 19.3 8.6 1 76.3%

June

31.2 27.3 23.4 63.7 2 77.5%

July

32.1 28 24.8 63.9 1 78.6%

August

32.8 28.5 24.9 47.6 4 76.8%

September

31.3 26.4 21 28.3 3 76.2%

October

28.7 22.4 16.3 0 0 73.3%

November

24.3 17.4 11.3 0 0 73.8%

December

19.9 13.7 8.4 6.3 0 75.9%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 83.3°F / 28.5°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 54°F / 12.2°C average temperature. April is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and June with the maximum precipitation in a year with 2.5in / 63.9mm.

Activities around Galveston

Once you get here, there is an endless amount of activities to participate in. Since the Galveston water temperature is as warm as the air temperature, you will enjoy an array of aquatic activities like swimming, kayaking, boating and so on.

This is an ideal tropical holiday destination for those who want to enjoy plenty of fun in the sun

Activities & POI in Galveston

Type of Activity List
Beach West Beach, Jamaica Beach, Bermuda Beach
Attraction Dolphin Tree Sculpture, Pier Pileup, Galveston - Bolivar Ferry, Shark Attack 5D Theatee, 1892 Bishop's Palace, WWII Gun Emplacement, USS Cavalla, USS Stewart, Frog Hopper, Big Wheelin', Rock n' Roll, Cyclone, Texas Tea Cups, Double Decker Carousel, Gulf Glider, Revolution, Sea Dragon, Sky Shooter, Pirate's Plunge, Iron Shark, Galaxy Wheel, Texas Star Flyer, Stewart Beach Park Pirate Park
Caravan Site Jamaica Beach RV Resort, Texas Campgrounds Club, Stella Mare RV Resort

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