|MadSci Network: Earth Sciences|
There is no real answer for your question. Water does not evaporate at different rates in Texas than it does anywhere else. Water evaporation rate depends on only a few factors: -temperature - water evaporates more quickly when it is warm than when it is cold - relative humidity - water evaporates more quickly when the RH is low than it does when it is high - air motion - water will evaporate more quickly if the air above it is constantly being replaced, given that the temperature is above freezing and the RH is low Case in point: water can evaporate more quickly in the summer above the Arctic Circle than it might in Houston in the winter.
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