San Benito's temperate climate and mild winters are moderated by the Gulf of Mexico, just 25 miles to the east. Known as the Resaca City for the picturesque 400-foot wide waterway that winds through it, San Benito attracts visitors from across the world in search of native and migratory birds, butterflies, and neo-tropical plants. As part of the 12 hottest birding spots in America, San Benito hosts 484 known species of exotic birds.
Winter Texans, primarily retirees from the mid-west, spend their winter months enjoying San Benito's cultural and environmental beauty. San Benito boasts over 85 acres of parks and facilities, including the Heaving Resaca Trail; a 2.75 mile long walking and jogging trail that surrounds the beautiful Resaca de los Fresno.
San Benito residents are able to enjoy mild temperatures in the winter months and tropical temperatures in the summer months. The average rainfall peaks in May, September, and October with the drier months occurring in November, December, and January. (weather.com)