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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
948 AM CDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE GALVESTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2018

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   04/27/2011
 LOW               38   04/08/1938
HIGHEST            81   04/23        MM      MM       86  04/29
                        04/13
LOWEST             49   04/08        MM      MM       58  04/23
                                                          04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.0              75.9     0.1     80.9
AVG. MINIMUM     62.4              64.4    -2.0     69.0
MEAN             69.2              70.1    -0.9     75.0
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        11.04   1904
 MINIMUM         0.00   1984
TOTALS           1.89              3.05   -1.16     1.36
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.10   -0.04     0.05
DAYS >= .01         8                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .10         3                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               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   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      19                18       1        0
 SINCE 7/1        816              1009    -193      328
COOLING TOTAL     152               173     -21      308
 SINCE 1/1        420               243     177      684
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/320    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/350    DATE  04/04

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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