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

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CLMHOU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
850 AM CDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   03/30/1946
 LOW               21   03/03/1943
HIGHEST            87   03/27        73      14       87  03/14
LOWEST             43   03/14        51      -8       34  03/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.9              73.0     4.9     75.2
AVG. MINIMUM     58.5              52.5     6.0     55.6
MEAN             68.2              62.7     5.5     65.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.66   1922
 MINIMUM            T   1916
TOTALS           5.63              3.41    2.22     3.25
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.11    0.07     0.10
DAYS >= .01         9               8.8     0.2        9
DAYS >= .10         5               4.8     0.2        6
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.0     2.0        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   1992
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      52               141     -89       80
 SINCE 7/1        652              1329    -677      997
COOLING TOTAL     158                71      87       99
 SINCE 1/1        337               109     228      136
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/141
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/160    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/260    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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...THE HOUSTON/HOBBY AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1930 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   03/30/1946
 LOW               22   03/03/1943
HIGHEST            85   03/22                         88  03/31
                        03/01                             03/14
LOWEST             46   03/14                         42  03/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.1              72.4     4.7     76.5
AVG. MINIMUM     60.8              54.3     6.5     59.2
MEAN             69.0              63.3     5.7     67.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.77   2007
 MINIMUM         0.78   2011
TOTALS           8.15              3.20    4.95     4.14
DAILY AVG.       0.26              0.10    0.16     0.13
DAYS >= .01         9               8.0     1.0       11
DAYS >= .10         6               4.7     1.3        6
DAYS >= .50         4               1.9     2.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.1     0.9        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      42               121     -79       44
 SINCE 7/1        540              1191    -651      782
COOLING TOTAL     172                69     103      141
 SINCE 1/1        359               107     252      179
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/138
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/230    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/180    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     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      3
HAZE                      4

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

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