Wouldn’t you love to have a crystal ball that would tell you what the weather will be for the upcoming months of 2013? While we may not be able to provide you with a crystal ball, we can give you something that is even more reliable. Farmers have depended on this resource since 1792 when it was first published – The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
Why would you turn to the Old Farmer’s Almanac to predict the weather? Because since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been known for its traditionally 80 percent accurate forecasts.
Here’s what it has to say about Austin, Texas for 2013:
Temperature 45° (5° below avg.); precipitation 1.5″ (0.5″ below avg.)
Feb 1-4: Sunny, cold north; rain south
Feb 5-10: Snowstorm, then sunny north; rainy periods south; cold
Feb 11-16: Rain and snow north; showers south; cold
Feb 17-22: Sunny, cool
Feb 23-28: A couple of showers north, rainy south; cool.
Temperature 58° (1° below avg.); precipitation 2.5″ (avg.)
Mar 1-7: Rain to snow north, showers south; warm, then cold
Mar 8-10: Sunny, nice
Mar 11-17: Rain and snow north, showers south, then sunny, cool
Mar 18-23: Sunny, turning warm
Mar 24-31: T-storms, then sunny, cool
Annual Weather Summary:
November 2012 to October 2013
Winter temperatures will be slightly colder than normal, on average, with precipitation and snowfall near or a bit above normal. The coldest periods will occur in late December and early January and through much of February.
The snowiest periods will be in early to mid-February and early March.
April and May will be wetter than normal, with temperatures below normal in the north and above normal in the south.
Summer will be cooler and a bit rainier than normal, with the hottest periods in mid-July and in early and mid-August.
Watch for a hurricane in mid-June.
September and October will be drier and a bit warmer than normal.