Community Facts & Info
Climate and Weather
Average Temperatures in January:
HI: upper 60's LOW: upper 30's
Average Temperatures in July:
HI: upper 90's LOW: lower 70's
Annual Average Temperature:
- Wettest Month: May / 4.50"
- Driest Month: July / 1.80"
- Annual Average Rainfall: 34.25"
Altitude at airport - 682' above MSL
69.02 sq. miles
Temple is located in the heart of Central Texas on Interstate Highway 35, connecting with the international markets of Mexico via Laredo and 3 of the largest metro areas in Texas: San Antonio, Austin and Dallas/Ft.Worth.
Other major highways in Temple include US Highway 190 and state highways 36, 53 and 95. Highway 36 which bisects Temple west to east, extends southeast to US 290 in Brenham or to Interstate 10 for a direct route to Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast. Distances to Temple from major Texas cities:
- 60 miles north of Austin
- 140 miles north of San Antonio
- 125 miles south of Dallas / Ft. Worth
- 165 northwest of Houston