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Your summer 2024 weather outlook

According to climate prediction outlooks released by NOAA this week, San Antonio’s summer starts sooner than you think.

an aerial view of downtown San Antonio

Summer is almost here in San Antonio. Get ready for a hotter season as well as a special look at fall.

Photo by the City of San Antonio

Suns out, we’re staying in.

Spring has since sprung, and is one foot out the door. After a couple of 90° days, we are starting to feel that summer heat and getting our daily dose of sunshine.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released its newest seasonal climate outlook — here’s what the next three months may look like in the Alamo City.

NOAA summer SATX 2024

The NOAA predicts likely above average temperatures for the next three months.

Graphic by the NOAA

Probability for a warmer, drier summer

The NOAA forecasts SATX will likely have hotter-than-average temperatures this June, July, and August. During that time frame, researchers also predict equal chances of precipitation.

Drought is still plaguing Central Texas. As of the most recent data, portions of Bexar County is still under Stage 2 water restrictions. NOAA predicts the drought will remain through the end of August.

As a refresher, here’s what the summer months typically look like in San Antonio:

Summer Rain Outlook 2024

The Alamo City has equal chances of rain for the summer months.

Graphic by the NOAA

An early look at fall

Although it is subject to change, the NOAA also released predictions for the fall months. Researchers forecast above average temperatures through October, with equal chances of precipitation.

The hottest summer in San Antonio history

Last summer was the hottest on record in San Antonio with:

  • An average temperature of 96º at the San Antonio International Airport.
  • August was San Antonio’s hottest month in history.
  • The Alamo City experienced 60 consecutive triple digit days.

We’re crossing our fingers and hoping this doesn’t happen again.

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