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

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

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...THE GALVESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 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              80   12/20/2007
                        12/10/1918
 LOW               14   12/23/1989
                        12/25/1983

HIGHEST            78   12/23        MM      MM       76  12/06
LOWEST             41   12/28        MM      MM       41  12/31

AVG. MAXIMUM     67.0              63.9     3.1     64.5
AVG. MINIMUM     55.3              50.7     4.6     53.9
MEAN             61.2              57.3     3.9     59.2

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

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.28   1887
 MINIMUM         0.23   1889

TOTALS           3.49              3.52   -0.03     3.87
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00     0.12

DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.0   2004
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                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   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     160               257     -97      195
 SINCE 7/1        213               360    -147      346
COOLING TOTAL      50                19      31       21
 SINCE 1/1       3615              3308     307     3259
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/150    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/210    DATE  12/13

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     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                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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