San Antonio Travel Guide

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Best Times to Visit San Antonio

The best time to visit San Antonio is from November to April, when the weather is comfortable and the hotel rates are lower. Summer sees the largest influx of tourists from in- and out-of-state. Because of its historical significance to the state and its family-friendly theme parks, San Antonio attracts hordes of Texas families when the kids are on summer break. But the long Texan summer is close to unbearable (for most people) with high humidity and temperatures exceeding 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The masses also make for more crowded attractions and higher prices at hotels. You'll enjoy the city a lot more when you are less damp, saving cash and enjoying the festivals of the winter and spring.

Weather in San Antonio

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Average Temperature (°F)
63
40.6
67
44.2
73.6
50.7
80.4
58.1
87.1
66.7
92.3
72.7
94.6
74.7
96.1
74.7
90.3
69.1
82.2
60.1
72.1
50.2
64
41.7
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Average Precipitation (in)
1.76
1.79
2.31
2.1
4.01
4.14
2.74
2.09
3.03
4.11
2.28
1.91
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Data sourced from the National Climatic Data Center

November-April

These six months see daily highs ranging from the low 60s to the low 80s. Conventions are popular during this time, so try to be flexible with your dates and book around the conventions. You'll also be able to experience some of San Antonio's best festivals if you plan a trip during these months.

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May-October

This is San Antonio's busiest and hottest season, with heat-exhausted tourists crowding the city's top attractions and accommodations. Hotel rates will make you sweat even more as they coincide with peaking temperatures (some days may reach above 100 degrees). May, June and October are the wettest months, so pack an umbrella just in case.

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Popular Times to Visit San Antonio

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Tourism volume is estimated based on in-market destination search query interest from Google and on travel.usnews.com in 2015-2016. Hotel prices are sourced from a sample of U.S. News Best Hotels rates through 2015-2016.

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