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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
945 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE GALVESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              81   12/13/2016
 LOW               14   12/23/1989
                        12/25/1983
HIGHEST            81R  12/13                         78  12/23
LOWEST             37   12/19                         41  12/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.1              63.9     5.2     67.0
AVG. MINIMUM     56.7              50.7     6.0     55.3
MEAN             62.9              57.3     5.6     61.2
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         6.53   2009
 MINIMUM         0.65   2013
TOTALS          11.08R             3.52    7.56     3.49
DAILY AVG.       0.36              0.11    0.25     0.11
DAYS >= .01        11                                  9
DAYS >= .10         6                                  4
DAYS >= .50         4                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        3                                  1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.0   2004
TOTALS            0.0                                0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                                0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     135               257    -122      160
 SINCE 7/1        147               360    -213      213
COOLING TOTAL      78                19      59       50
 SINCE 1/1       3756              3308     448     3615
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/360    DATE  12/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/340    DATE  12/18

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                     16

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

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