South Padre Island Water Temperature

South Padre Island lies right at the tip of Padre Island in Texas, and the resort has some of the best beaches on the Gulf of Mexico coast. Dolphin watching, swimming and kayaking are all popular activities, and fishing both inshore and offshore is exceptional.  South Padre Island is right next to the Mexican border, and visitors can reach it via Texas State Route 100 which connects the island to Port Isabel on the mainland, and goes on to join US 77/83.


Book a trip at South Padre Island Sailing Charters or spend the day at the Turtle Rescue Centre, there is always something to see or do in this friendly Texan resort.

South Padre Island is a village close to gulf of mexico. mild temperate climate with hot summer would be the climate here. September is the month with the highest water temperature at 84°F / 28.9°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 64.4°F / 18°C. The avg. air temperature is around 83.1°F / 28.4°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 63°F / 17.2°C average air temperature. November is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and September with the max. precipitation in a year with 2.9in / 73.3mm. If you plan to visit this place, the month April, May, September, October, June, July, August would be the best time.

South Padre Island Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 84.2 °F / 29 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: September with 84°F / 28.9°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 64.4°F / 18°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 83.1°F / 28.4°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 63°F / 17.2°C
Wettest Month: September with 2.9in / 73.3mm
Driest Month: November with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity June with 81.6%
Lowest Humidity November with 72.1%
Best Time to Visit: April, May, September, October, June, July, August
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

South Padre Island water temperature by month

gulf of mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

67.5 65.7 64.8

February

65.1 64.6 64

March

69.6 66.9 65.1

April

74.7 72.3 69.8

May

79.9 77.4 74.7

June

82.2 81.1 79.9

July

82.8 82 81.5

August

83.8 83.1 82.6

September

84.2 83.8 83.1

October

83.1 81 77.9

November

77.9 75 71.6

December

71.6 69.3 67.5

gulf of mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

19.7 18.7 18.2

February

18.4 18.1 17.8

March

20.9 19.4 18.4

April

23.7 22.4 21

May

26.6 25.2 23.7

June

27.9 27.3 26.6

July

28.2 27.8 27.5

August

28.8 28.4 28.1

September

29 28.8 28.4

October

28.4 27.2 25.5

November

25.5 23.9 22

December

22 20.7 19.7

September is the month with the warmest water temperature at 84°F / 28.9°C. The month with the coldest is February with an average water temperature of 64.4°F / 18°C.

Water sports are what South Padre Island is all about and whether you’re sailing on the Gulf or swimming at the beach, you’ll enjoy warm water all through the year.   Summer is perfect for surfing and swimming and warm bath temperatures of around 82F or 28C to 86F or 30C in mid August are to be expected.  The lowest temperatures are found in February with the water falling to 63F or 17C to 70F or 21°C.  Surfers will probably find that a vest and board shorts are good at most times, though you may prefer a 3/2mm wetsuit on cooler February days.

14 Days Weather Forecast for South Padre Island

South Padre Island weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jul. 25
Broken clouds
84 °F
79°F
29 °C
26°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
86%
Jul. 26
Overcast clouds
81 °F
78°F
27 °C
26°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
10 %
91%
Jul. 27
Broken clouds
81 °F
77°F
27 °C
25°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
10 %
95%
Jul. 28
Broken clouds
88 °F
80°F
31 °C
26°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (1mm)
25 %
71%
Jul. 29
Few clouds
90 °F
79°F
32 °C
26°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
69%
Jul. 30
Few clouds
92 °F
80°F
33 °C
27°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
73%
Jul. 31
Clear Sky
90 °F
80°F
32 °C
27°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
71%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 01
Broken clouds
91 °F
80°F
33 °C
27°C
4mph (6km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
73%
Aug. 02
Scattered clouds
91 °F
81°F
33 °C
27°C
4mph (6km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
71%
Aug. 03
Broken clouds
91 °F
82°F
33 °C
28°C
4mph (7km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
71%
Aug. 04
Few clouds
92 °F
81°F
33 °C
27°C
5mph (8km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
69%
Aug. 05
Few clouds
92 °F
80°F
34 °C
27°C
3mph (5km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Aug. 06
Few clouds
91 °F
80°F
33 °C
27°C
3mph (5km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%
Aug. 07
Broken clouds
92 °F
80°F
33 °C
27°C
4mph (7km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
65%
Aug. 08
Broken clouds
92 °F
82°F
34 °C
28°C
5mph (7km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%
Aug. 09
Few clouds
91 °F
82°F
33 °C
28°C
5mph (8km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%

Best time to visit South Padre Island

The island enjoys very long summers with average temperatures of around 89 to 101F or 32 to 38C.  The hottest months are March, August and September and thanks to South Padre Island being voted the number one spring break destination, March is also one of the busiest months.  Visitors come for a wide range of water sports including surfing, swimming and sailing.  Pack light clothing and sunscreen for a visit at any time.


South Padre Island weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jul. 25
Broken clouds
84 °F
79°F
29 °C
26°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
86%
Jul. 26
Overcast clouds
81 °F
78°F
27 °C
26°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
10 %
91%
Jul. 27
Broken clouds
81 °F
77°F
27 °C
25°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
10 %
95%
Jul. 28
Broken clouds
88 °F
80°F
31 °C
26°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (1mm)
25 %
71%
Jul. 29
Few clouds
90 °F
79°F
32 °C
26°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
69%
Jul. 30
Few clouds
92 °F
80°F
33 °C
27°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
73%
Jul. 31
Clear Sky
90 °F
80°F
32 °C
27°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
71%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 01
Broken clouds
91 °F
80°F
33 °C
27°C
4mph (6km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
73%
Aug. 02
Scattered clouds
91 °F
81°F
33 °C
27°C
4mph (6km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
71%
Aug. 03
Broken clouds
91 °F
82°F
33 °C
28°C
4mph (7km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
71%
Aug. 04
Few clouds
92 °F
81°F
33 °C
27°C
5mph (8km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
69%
Aug. 05
Few clouds
92 °F
80°F
34 °C
27°C
3mph (5km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Aug. 06
Few clouds
91 °F
80°F
33 °C
27°C
3mph (5km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%
Aug. 07
Broken clouds
92 °F
80°F
33 °C
27°C
4mph (7km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
65%
Aug. 08
Broken clouds
92 °F
82°F
34 °C
28°C
5mph (7km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%
Aug. 09
Few clouds
91 °F
82°F
33 °C
28°C
5mph (8km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%

South Padre Island weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

68.7 63 56.7 0.1 0 76.6%

February

70 64 59 0.5 0 79.9%

March

73.6 67.6 61.2 0.2 0 79.9%

April

78.3 73 67.8 0.1 0 80.1%

May

83.3 77.9 72.1 0.8 0 81.5%

June

84.9 81.7 78.1 2.5 1 81.6%

July

86.2 82.6 79.5 2.7 1 81.3%

August

86.4 83.1 79.9 2 1 80.2%

September

85.1 81.5 77 2.9 14 78.4%

October

83.7 78.1 71.8 0.7 0 72.3%

November

78.4 71.4 63.3 0 0 72.1%

December

72.5 65.8 59.4 0.6 0 75.1%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

20.4 17.2 13.7 2.6 0 76.6%

February

21.1 17.8 15 12.6 0 79.9%

March

23.1 19.8 16.2 5.5 0 79.9%

April

25.7 22.8 19.9 2.3 0 80.1%

May

28.5 25.5 22.3 21.5 0 81.5%

June

29.4 27.6 25.6 62.9 1 81.6%

July

30.1 28.1 26.4 67.4 1 81.3%

August

30.2 28.4 26.6 50.1 1 80.2%

September

29.5 27.5 25 73.3 14 78.4%

October

28.7 25.6 22.1 17.5 0 72.3%

November

25.8 21.9 17.4 0 0 72.1%

December

22.5 18.8 15.2 15.1 0 75.1%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 83.1°F / 28.4°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 63°F / 17.2°C average temperature. November is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and September with the maximum precipitation in a year with 2.9in / 73.3mm.

You should see this when you visiting South Padre Island

South Padre Island is highly popular with the spring break crowds, so March is a busy month.  There is plenty to keep you occupied at any time, and as well as fantastic beaches and water sports facilities, you can enjoy family days out at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark where you’ll find dozens of rides including the famous Boogie Bahn. Be sure to book a dolphin watching trip, and  plan a visit to the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre.  There are also dozens of bars and restaurants to choose from in this friendly resort for those who like to party well into the night.

Activities & POI in South Padre Island

Type of Activity List
Beach Boca Chica Beach
Attraction Pier 19
Caravan Site Isla Blanca Park

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