Fort Bend Climate and Geography
The Fort Bend Geography…
…consists of a land area at 875 square miles and averages at 85 feet above sea level. It is crossed by several major highways: Interstate Highway 10, U.S. Highways 59 and 90, and State Highways 6 and 36. Bordering on five counties (Waller, Harris, Austin, Brazoria, and Wharton County), it has 11 square miles of creeks, rivers, and other surface waterways.
Sediments deposited over time from the Brazos River has created rich soil in many areas of Fort Bend, and many native trees grow in the area, including oak, cottonwood, ash, and pecan. The growing season is very long (296 days) thanks to the county’s geographical proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, and temperatures are mild year-round.
Fort Bend Climate
The Fort Bend climate is known for warm summers and mild winters. The following table shows average temperatures by month alond with average rain falls for Fort Bend County.
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