Average Data


On average, there are 236 sunny days per year in Decatur, Texas. The July high is around 98 degrees. The January low is 30. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 24 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The U.S. average on the comfort index is 44.

Decatur, TX, gets 34 inches of rain per year. The U.S. average is 37. Snowfall is 2 inches. The average U.S. city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 62.

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Natural Disasters


  • The number of natural disasters in Wise County (14) is near the U.S. average (12)
  • Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3
  • Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
  • Emergencies Declared: 7

Tornado Activity


Decatur-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 243% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Average Temperature

74.8 F

Average Precipitation

39.4"

Area Information

  1. Decatur, Texas Ranked as the #12 “Best Place To Retire In Texas.”

    People choose where to retire for many of the same quality of life assets that people consider when choosing where to move their families. SmartAsset recognized Decatur as the #12 “Best Place To Retire In Texas” recently. Read on...
  2. The Decatur Elementary STEM Academy is set to open in the fall of 2021.

    The Decatur Elementary STEM Academy, part of the Decatur ISD, is set to open in the fall of 2021. The academy is the first of its kind here in Wise County, TX. Read on...
  3. The Wright House Arts Now Open in Downtown Decatur, TX

    The Wright House Arts is now open on the square in Decatur, TX. Read on...

Testimonials

  1. “We had a lot of choices when we were looking to relocate our corporate headquarters from Colorado, and Decatur has proven to be the best option for us. It was close to a major airport, but still a good environment for our employees’ families. The Decatur folks worked overtime to locate a piece of property and arranged a sale lease back with a local developer that got us exactly what we needed.”

    – Michael Clark, CEO, H2X Hydroexcavation

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About Decatur

  1. Decatur is a thriving Texas community with a rich history and competitive location near the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro. Its regional health system, flourishing downtown, community-oriented lifestyle, strong retail base, and prime location are strengths that are propelling Decatur's economic growth.

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