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

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CLMHOU

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

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...THE HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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   04/28/1987
 LOW               31   04/03/1987
                        04/10/1973
HIGHEST            86   04/25        79       7       91  04/26
LOWEST             43   04/16        58     -15       50  04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.9              79.6    -1.7     82.3
AVG. MINIMUM     55.9              59.4    -3.5     61.2
MEAN             66.9              69.5    -2.6     71.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.7    -0.7        2
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        14.39   2016
 MINIMUM         0.11   2011
TOTALS           1.90              3.31   -1.41     1.68
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.11   -0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01         6               6.8    -0.8        8
DAYS >= .10         3               3.9    -0.9        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.8               0.1     0.7      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      46                37       9        1
 SINCE 7/1       1230              1366    -136      653
COOLING TOTAL     113               172     -59      211
 SINCE 1/1        345               281      64      548
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/125
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/280    DATE  04/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/260    DATE  04/13

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     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                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

-  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 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1930 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              94   04/27/2011
                        04/28/1948
                        05/29/1996
 LOW               32   04/13/1940
HIGHEST            86   04/24        MM      MM       91  04/26
LOWEST             45   04/16        MM      MM       50  04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.2              78.8    -1.6     81.0
AVG. MINIMUM     57.3              60.9    -3.6     62.9
MEAN             67.2              69.8    -2.6     71.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        1
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           2.71              3.25   -0.54     2.98
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.11   -0.02     0.10
DAYS >= .01         6               7.1    -1.1        9
DAYS >= .10         3               3.5    -0.5        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.0     0.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         1.5                 T     1.5      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      42                28      14        1
 SINCE 7/1       1134              1219     -85      541
COOLING TOTAL     116               173     -57      217
 SINCE 1/1        345               280      65      576
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/114
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/340    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/320    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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