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Amarillo has a semi-arid temperate climate. Summers are hot and moderately humid with temperatures ranging from 18°C to 33°C. Winters are accompanied by blizzards with temperatures ranging from –6°C to 9°C.
First settled in 1887 and originally named as Oneida, the city has the world’s largest natural gas development. Discovery of natural gas ... More and petroleum has given rise to many industries in Amarillo.
Also known as the ‘Yellow Rose of Texas’, Amarillo offers all the facilities of a big city while maintaining a small town atmosphere. The famous attractions of the city are the Cadillac Ranch and the Big Texan Steak Ranch. Natural attractions like the Palo Duro Canyon attract many visitors.
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