Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLMHOU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1251 PM CST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015

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            83   12/25        65      18       80  12/15
LOWEST             37   12/05        44      -7       34  12/25

AVG. MAXIMUM     69.1              64.3     4.8     65.2
AVG. MINIMUM     49.6              44.6     5.0     48.7
MEAN             59.4              54.4     5.0     57.0

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        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.38   1923
 MINIMUM         0.43   1889

TOTALS           5.21              3.74    1.47     5.60
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.12    0.05     0.18

DAYS >= .01        12               9.5     2.5        9
DAYS >= .10         4               5.7    -1.7        5
DAYS >= .50         3               2.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.2     1.8        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   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     220               354    -134      257
 SINCE 7/1        333               539    -206      505
COOLING TOTAL      56                27      29       15
 SINCE 1/1       3346              3155     191     3043
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/153
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/160    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/160    DATE  12/13

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     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      3
HAZE                      7

-  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 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1930 TO 2015

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            83   12/25        MM      MM       79  12/15
                        12/23
LOWEST             40   12/05        MM      MM       36  12/25

AVG. MAXIMUM     70.6              64.5     6.1     65.5
AVG. MINIMUM     52.2              46.7     5.5     50.9
MEAN             61.4              55.6     5.8     58.2

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        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.80   1949
 MINIMUM         0.49   1970

TOTALS           3.49              4.03   -0.54     4.61
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.13   -0.02     0.15

DAYS >= .01        13               9.1     3.9       10
DAYS >= .10         3               5.2    -2.2        7
DAYS >= .50         3               2.3     0.7        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        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                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     171               320    -149      224
 SINCE 7/1        245               476    -231      438
COOLING TOTAL      72                29      43       20
 SINCE 1/1       3526              3144     382     3141
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/150
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/150    DATE  12/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/340    DATE  12/13

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               16     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                      2

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

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