Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLMHOU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
945 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016

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            84   12/26        65      19       83  12/25
LOWEST             30   12/19        44     -14       37  12/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.6              64.3     2.3     69.1
AVG. MINIMUM     50.5              44.6     5.9     49.6
MEAN             58.6              54.4     4.2     59.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               3.3    -2.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.38   1923
 MINIMUM         0.43   1889
TOTALS           3.56              3.74   -0.18     5.21
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.17
DAYS >= .01        12               9.5     2.5       12
DAYS >= .10         6               5.7     0.3        4
DAYS >= .50         3               2.2     0.8        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.2    -1.2        3

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                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     259               354     -95      220
 SINCE 7/1        317               539    -222      333
COOLING TOTAL      67                27      40       56
 SINCE 1/1       3444              3155     289     3346
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/058
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/030    DATE  12/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/020    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               18     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      6
HAZE                      5

-  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 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1930 TO 2016

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            82   12/28                         83  12/25
                        12/27                             12/23
                        12/26
LOWEST             32   12/19                         40  12/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.8              64.5     3.3     70.6
AVG. MINIMUM     53.0              46.7     6.3     52.2
MEAN             60.4              55.6     4.8     61.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               1.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.38   2001
 MINIMUM         0.87   2013
TOTALS           3.69              4.03   -0.34     3.49
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.13   -0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01        14               9.1     4.9       13
DAYS >= .10         7               5.2     1.8        3
DAYS >= .50         4               2.3     1.7        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        1

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                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     212               320    -108      171
 SINCE 7/1        249               476    -227      245
COOLING TOTAL      75                29      46       72
 SINCE 1/1       3784              3144     640     3526
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/048
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/360    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/020    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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