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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1255 PM CDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE GALVESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 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              87   03/15/2008
 LOW               26   03/02/1980

HIGHEST            81   03/27        MM      MM       77  03/17
LOWEST             47   03/21        MM      MM       36  03/06

AVG. MAXIMUM     71.8              70.2     1.6     67.8
AVG. MINIMUM     61.6              56.6     5.0     57.1
MEAN             66.7              63.4     3.3     62.4

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           3.16              3.16    0.00     7.69
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.10    0.00     0.25

DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM       13
DAYS >= .10         1                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        2

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      35               103     -68      120
 SINCE 7/1        739               991    -252     1182
COOLING TOTAL      97                53      44       46
 SINCE 1/1        109                70      39       52
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/350    DATE  03/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/340    DATE  03/19

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     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      5
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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