13 Rare Times Snow Turned Texas Into A Winter Wonderland

Many Texans (understandably) never want to hear the word “snow” again after the historic freeze of February 2021. That being said, there are plenty of times in history when snow was a welcome sight across the Lone Star State – especially since it doesn’t happen very often. Here are 13 rare photos of snow in Texas that will leave you wishing for a winter wonderland this year.

So, which of these winter wonderlands did you like the best? Or tell us about your favorite memory of snow in Texas. Share your experience in the comments below! Don’t forget to check out our previous article to see more stunning photos of the Palo Duro Canyon blanketed in a world of white.

Address: Basin Junction, TX 79834, USA
Address: Marble Falls, TX 78654, USA
Address: Austin, TX, USA
Address: North Richland Hills, TX, USA
Address: Borger, TX 79007, USA
Address: Longview, TX, USA
Address: Richardson, TX, USA
Address: Dallas, TX, USA
Address: Nash Farm, 626 Ball St, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Address: McKinney, TX, USA
Address: Magnolia, 601 Webster Ave, Waco, TX 76706, USA
Address: Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5, Canyon, TX 79015, USA
Address: McKinney, TX, USA

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SNOW IN TEXAS & RELATED INFO

November 27, 2022

How often does it snow in Texas?

Snow in Texas is a very rare occurrence. In fact, the average snowfall in Texas is 0.1 inches. But if you’re lucky, you can catch a snowfall in these parks located in the higher elevations of the state:


Of course, there are a few cities where you can also catch some sprinkles in Texas and they include:


During the Winter, the western and northern regions of Texas see the most snow. And believe it or not, over the years, there have been snowstorms in Texas that have led to record snowfalls. One of which included a severe storm that hit the state in 1956, where Vega, Hereford, and Amarillo received over a foot of snow. The storm lasted for a week, and it caused a lot of damage as well as deaths in Texas. But thankfully, snowstorms are very few in the Lone Star state. 

What is there to do during the Winter in Texas?

Winter in Texas is unlike the winters experienced in other states. Although Texas doesn’t get a lot of snow, there are still tons of winter activities that are fun for the entire family. They include:


Other activities include a scenic boat along the San Antonio Riverwalk, camping, visiting one of the incredible museums, exploring the Texas Hill Country, and of course, there are tons of holiday and enchanting Christmas events that the entire family will love.

Address: Basin Junction, TX 79834, USA
Address: Marble Falls, TX 78654, USA
Address: Austin, TX, USA
Address: North Richland Hills, TX, USA
Address: Borger, TX 79007, USA
Address: Longview, TX, USA
Address: Richardson, TX, USA
Address: Dallas, TX, USA
Address: Nash Farm, 626 Ball St, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Address: McKinney, TX, USA
Address: Magnolia, 601 Webster Ave, Waco, TX 76706, USA
Address: Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 11450 State Hwy Park Rd 5, Canyon, TX 79015, USA
Address: McKinney, TX, USA

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