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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
850 AM CDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE GALVESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2017

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            81   03/28                         81  03/27
                        03/25
LOWEST             51   03/14                         47  03/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.6              70.2     5.4     71.8
AVG. MINIMUM     65.5              56.6     8.9     61.6
MEAN             70.5              63.4     7.1     66.7
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           1.27              3.16   -1.89     3.16
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.10   -0.06     0.10
DAYS >= .01         7                                  6
DAYS >= .10         4                                  1
DAYS >= .50         0                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      18               103     -85       35
 SINCE 7/1        328               991    -663      739
COOLING TOTAL     198                53     145       97
 SINCE 1/1        376                70     306      109
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/030    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/360    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     12

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

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