• Birder on Village Creek Bridge in Turkey Creek Unit

    Big Thicket

    National Preserve Texas

Weather

Summertime in the Big Thicket is hot and humid. Daytime temperatures are frequently in the 90s, with peaks to 100 degrees or more.

Winter temperatures fluctuate greatly. Cold fronts can drop nighttime temperatures into the upper 20s, but these cold spells are usually very brief. Even during the winter months, daytime temperatures are often in the 70s. Snow is rare.

Spring and fall are the most popular seasons for outdoor activities in this area.

The Big Thicket receives an average of 55" of rainfall annually.

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