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CLMHOU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1148 AM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   12/03/1995
 LOW                7   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            80   12/15        65      15       81  12/04
LOWEST             34   12/25        44     -10       30  12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.2              64.3     0.9     61.1
AVG. MINIMUM     48.7              44.6     4.1     41.7
MEAN             57.0              54.4     2.6     51.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.3    -3.3        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.38   1923
 MINIMUM         0.43   1889
TOTALS           5.60              3.74    1.86     1.66
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.12    0.06     0.05
DAYS >= .01         9               9.5    -0.5        6
DAYS >= .10         5               5.7    -0.7        1
DAYS >= .50         4               2.2     1.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.2    -0.2        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.7   1989
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     257               354     -97      443
 SINCE 7/1        505               539     -34      692
COOLING TOTAL      15                27     -12       29
 SINCE 1/1       3043              3155    -112     3204
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/057
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/350    DATE  12/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/010    DATE  12/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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...THE HOUSTON/HOBBY AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1930 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   12/03/1933
 LOW                9   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            79   12/15        MM      MM       81  12/04
LOWEST             36   12/25        MM      MM       32  12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.5              64.5     1.0     61.7
AVG. MINIMUM     50.9              46.7     4.2     43.6
MEAN             58.2              55.6     2.6     52.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.5    -1.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.38   2001
 MINIMUM         0.87   2013
TOTALS           4.61              4.03    0.58     0.87
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.13    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        10               9.1     0.9        6
DAYS >= .10         7               5.2     1.8        1
DAYS >= .50         3               2.3     0.7        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.0   2009
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     224               320     -96      399
 SINCE 7/1        438               476     -38      616
COOLING TOTAL      20                29      -9       26
 SINCE 1/1       3141              3144      -3     3300
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/043
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/270    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/270    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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