Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1230 PM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE GALVESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 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              87   03/15/2008
 LOW               26   03/02/1980

HIGHEST            75   03/29        MM      MM       79  03/31
                        03/11
LOWEST             34   03/03        MM      MM       45  03/03

AVG. MAXIMUM     66.3              70.2    -3.9     70.3
AVG. MINIMUM     54.0              56.6    -2.6     57.2
MEAN             60.1              63.4    -3.3     63.7

DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.30   1997
 MINIMUM         0.06   1953

TOTALS           1.82              3.16   -1.34     0.72
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.10   -0.04     0.02

DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM

TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T                MM      MM      0.0

SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     166               103      63      100
 SINCE 7/1       1405               991     414      710
COOLING TOTAL      21                53     -32       68
 SINCE 1/1         28                70     -42      104
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/330    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/340    DATE  03/03

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     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                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      3

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

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