Weather in Amarillo
Amarillo on the High Plains of the Texas Panhandle has a
basically dry, semi-arid climate with four distinct seasons.
Summers are scorching hot, and winters can be numbingly cold. The
area is prone to severe weather conditions, having experienced ice
storms, drought, and floods. Average annual rainfall is difficult
to calculate, there being little constancy. Rain falls mainly in
thunderstorms, some of them quite violent, between March and
October. Snow falls between October and April, averaging 15 inches
(38cm) a year.