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

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CLMHOU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1256 PM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              96   03/30/1946
 LOW               21   03/03/1943

HIGHEST            87   03/14        73      14       83  03/31
                                                          03/30
                                                          03/04
LOWEST             34   03/21        51     -17       30  03/06

AVG. MAXIMUM     75.2              73.0     2.2     72.0
AVG. MINIMUM     55.6              52.5     3.1     52.9
MEAN             65.4              62.7     2.7     62.5

DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.66   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1916

TOTALS           3.25              3.41   -0.16     6.34
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.11   -0.01     0.20

DAYS >= .01         9               8.8     0.2       13
DAYS >= .10         6               4.8     1.2       10
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        3

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   1992
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1      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   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      80               141     -61      139
 SINCE 7/1        997              1329    -332     1458
COOLING TOTAL      99                71      28       68
 SINCE 1/1        136               109      27       78
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/144
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/310    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     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      4
HAZE                      6

-  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 MARCH 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              96   03/30/1946
 LOW               22   03/03/1943

HIGHEST            88   03/31        MM      MM       83  03/31
                        03/14
LOWEST             42   03/21        MM      MM       33  03/06

AVG. MAXIMUM     76.5              72.4     4.1     71.7
AVG. MINIMUM     59.2              54.3     4.9     55.1
MEAN             67.9              63.3     4.6     63.4

DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.42   1957
 MINIMUM         0.07   1953

TOTALS           4.14              3.20    0.94     6.39
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03     0.21

DAYS >= .01        11               8.0     3.0       12
DAYS >= .10         6               4.7     1.3        9
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        2

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     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   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      44               121     -77      115
 SINCE 7/1        782              1191    -409     1300
COOLING TOTAL     141                69      72       75
 SINCE 1/1        179               107      72       85
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/146
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/310    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/310    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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