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3 College Sophomore

Weather: north tx weather says all

3 College Junior

Weather: Any campus gets affected by the weather, and I don't think we are any different. There isn't anything wrong with that. That is in no ones control

5 College Senior

Weather: Usually the weather is pretty nice! We have a couple hard weeks of winter when it is very cold with icy wind. And we have a couple of weeks of wet weather where everything floods!! All in all it is mild and nice. The aesthetics of AC are beautiful during the Summer, Fall, and Spring.

4 College Freshman

Weather: It's Texas, it changes from day to day.

4 College Sophomore

Weather: Weather is always great in the area for the campus! Although you do have those two weeks were you get the winter storm and sidewalks are frozen and you would have to be cautious.


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It's Texas—you can have four seasons in one day. If you grew up in Texas, you can understand this. Either way, will never get bored with the weather in Sherman. Unlike many parts of Texas, Sherman usually gets four seasons. The summers can be hot and humid like most of Texas, the winters are cold but relatively mild without much snow, and fall and spring have the nicest weather with sunny days and moderate temperatures. That being said, be prepared for the occasional need to bundle up for snow in March and to break out shorts in November. Mother Nature just likes to keep you on your toes.

It is windy here most of the year, particularly in the fall, so girls should be wary of this when wearing dresses and skirts. It rains consistently through the year, especially in October and April, making rain boots a socially acceptable and necessary fashion statement. If you are coming to live on campus, invest in a pair. It usually snows once a year, and when it happens, there's a campus-wide snowball fight and lots of sledding with cafeteria trays. It's best to dress in layers in the winter, as it can be freezing in the morning and 70 degrees by the afternoon. The weather is capricious.

The best time of year is the spring. Before the summer heat and humidity set in, there is more than a month of sunshine and perfect, breezy weather. This is when the campus erupts with people studying on the North Lawn and escaping to Lake Campus on the weekends. One thing to remember is that Sherman is on the edge of Tornado Alley, so definitely pay attention when the sirens go off, but it’s nothing to stress over. Every spring during finals week, there are big storms that will usually call a tornado warning. Beyond a few limbs littering the ground the next morning, there is never much damage.

Facts & Statistics

Temperature Averages
Spring - High: 72 °F
Spring - Low: 52 °F
Summer - High: 91 °F
Summer - Low: 72 °F
Fall - High: 74 °F
Fall - Low: 55 °F
Winter - High: 54 °F
Winter - Low: 35 °F
Precipitation Averages
Spring: 4.26 in./month
Summer: 3.23 in./month
Fall: 4.19 in./month
Winter: 2.89 in./month
What to Pack
  • Light winter coat
  • Oscillating fan
  • Picnic blanket for sunny days outside
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen for lake campus
  • Sweaters and sweatshirts of all weights
  • Swimsuit for trips to Lake Campus
  • A winter hat


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