Stats and Facts

“Hub City” Tidbits

Before you make your trip to Lubbock,
we’ve provided some helpful
information below that should
come in handy as you hit the road.

Get to know the City

As the 11th largest city in Texas, Lubbock boasts a population base of more than 280,000 people, and in 2013, more than 5.5 million visitors came to the “Hub City.”

Time Zone

Central Standard Time

Climate

Elevation
3,241 ft.

January Average Temperature
39.2 °F

July Average Temperature
80.1 °F

Average Annual Snowfall
10.3 in.

Average Annual Precipitation
18 in.

Annual Days of Sunshine
263 days

Nearby Metropolitan Cities

Albuquerque, N.M. 319 miles 5 hours
Austin, Texas 373 miles 5 hours & 51 minutes
Carlsbad Caverns, N.M. 199 miles 3 hours & 19 minutes
Dallas,Texas 345 miles 5 hours & 7 minutes
El Paso, Texas 344 miles 5 hours & 38 minutes
Fort Worth, Texas 314 miles 4 hours & 37 minutes
Houston, Texas 520 miles 8 hours & 4 minutes
Oklahoma City, Okla. 348 miles 5 hours & 17 minutes
Ruidoso, N.M. 247 miles 4 hours & 3 minutes
San Antonio, Texas 388 miles 5 hours & 49 minutes
Santa Fe, N.M. 313 miles 5 hours
Tulsa, Okla. 452 miles 6 hours & 46 minutes
*Mileage and time estimations provided by Google Maps

About Lubbock

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