However, the most active times for mosquitoes are during the summer months of June, July and August. Some areas of Texas receive 30+ inches of rain annually, and June is one of the wettest months for the state. (1) Wetter conditions mean more areas for mosquitoes to lay eggs and grow the population.
Where are mosquitoes the worst in Texas?
Houston moved up one spot in the worst cities for mosquitoes rankings, leapfrogging Philadelphia, which fell three spots to 12th. Three other Texas metropolitan areas made the list as well: Dallas (fourth), Austin (33rd) and San Antonio (38th).
Why are mosquitoes so bad in Texas?
“The main reason that mosquitoes are so bad, especially here in Texas, is because of all the rain we have. Standing waters is the number one cause for mosquitoes,” said Davis. “One teaspoon of water can spawn up to 300 hundred mosquitoes.
Can mosquitoes bite through clothes?
Mosquitoes may bite through thin clothing, so spraying clothes with repellent will give extra protection. … Do not spray repellent containing DEET on the skin under your clothing.