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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
106 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              95   04/28/1987
 LOW               31   04/03/1987
                        04/10/1973

HIGHEST            86   04/29        79       7       88  04/25
                        04/27                             04/23
LOWEST             42   04/03        58     -16       52  04/29

AVG. MAXIMUM     78.9              79.6    -0.7     80.6
AVG. MINIMUM     59.1              59.4    -0.3     64.3
MEAN             69.0              69.5    -0.5     72.4

DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        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        10.92   1976
 MINIMUM         0.11   2011

TOTALS          14.39R             3.31   11.08     6.10
DAILY AVG.       0.48              0.11    0.37     0.20

DAYS >= .01        15               6.8     8.2       13
DAYS >= .10         8               3.9     4.1        9
DAYS >= .50         7               1.9     5.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        3

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
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   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      20                37     -17        4
 SINCE 7/1       1017              1366    -349     1462
COOLING TOTAL     143               172     -29      236
 SINCE 1/1        279               281      -2      314
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/129
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/320    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               17     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      3
HAZE                      0

-  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 APRIL 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              94   04/27/2011
                        04/28/1948
                        05/29/1996
 LOW               32   04/13/1940

HIGHEST            87   04/30        MM      MM       88  04/23
LOWEST             47   04/03        MM      MM       54  04/29

AVG. MAXIMUM     80.3              78.8     1.5     80.1
AVG. MINIMUM     62.7              60.9     1.8     65.9
MEAN             71.5              69.8     1.7     73.0

DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        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        15.61   2009
 MINIMUM            T   2011

TOTALS           8.95              3.25    5.70     8.20
DAILY AVG.       0.30              0.11    0.19     0.27

DAYS >= .01        12               7.1     4.9       16
DAYS >= .10         9               3.5     5.5       11
DAYS >= .50         6               2.0     4.0        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        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   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       8                28     -20        0
 SINCE 7/1        790              1219    -429     1300
COOLING TOTAL     210               173      37      248
 SINCE 1/1        389               280     109      333
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/125
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/310    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  04/27

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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