This report describes the typical weather at the South Padre Island (South Padre Island, Texas, United States) weather station over the course of an average June. It is based on the historical records from 2010 to 2013. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
South Padre Island, Texas has a warm humid temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by oceans and seas (63%), grasslands (26%), marshes (4%), and lakes and rivers (3%).
The month of June is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 89Â°F throughout the month, exceeding 91Â°F or dropping below 88Â°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of June, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1 with 13:41 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 17 with 13:47 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:36am on June 8; the latest sunset is at 8:25pm on June 25; the latest sunrise is at 6:40am on June 30; the earliest sunset is at 8:17pm on June 1.
Daylight saving time is observed in 2013 but it neither starts nor ends in June, so the entire month is in daylight time.
The median cloud cover ranges from 23% (mostly clear) to 37% (mostly clear). The trend is for the sky to be clearing with the median cloud cover decreasing by 14% from the start to the end of the month.
On June 30, the clearest day of the month, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 66% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 13% of the time.
On June 1, the cloudiest day of the month, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 24% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 39% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around June 1, occurring in 29% of days. Precipitation is least likely around June 16, occurring in 24% of days.
Throughout June, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms and light rain.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 60% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around June 29, when it is observed during 19% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 32% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 1, when it is observed during 10% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in June or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 65% (mildly humid) to 92% (very humid) over the course of a typical June, rarely dropping below 63% (mildly humid) and reaching as high as 95% (very humid).
The air is driest around June 9, at which time the relative humidity drops below 66% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around June 20, rising above 91% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical June, the dew point typically varies from 74Â°F (very muggy) to 78Â°F (oppressive) and is rarely below 73Â°F (very muggy) or above 79Â°F (oppressive).
Over the course of June typical wind speeds vary from 5 mph to 17 mph (light breeze to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 19 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 12 mph (moderate breeze) occurs around June 1, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 11 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around June 16, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 16 mph (moderate breeze).