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It is difficult to describe the average weather to expect on New Years Day. High temperatures have ranged from the lower 80s to sub-freezing. Low temperatures across southeast Texas have varied from the teens to the upper 60s. Low temperatures in the College Station area fall below freezing about once every four years with the last occurrence in 2002. The Houston area low temperatures will fall to or below freezing about once every five years and the last occurrence was also in 1991. Father time ought to carry an umbrella as rain occurs rather frequently... roughly twice every five years in the Houston/Galveston areas and once every three years in the College Station area. The College Station area endured an ice storm on New Years Day in 1979. Snow was mixed with the freezing rain toward the end of the day and the 1979 holiday remains the only New Years Day with snow reported. The following charts will show the five warmest... coldest and wettest New Years Days for Houston...Galveston and College Station.

 

Houston (1892-2013)
Average High: 61.1°F
Average Low: 43.6°F
Average Rainfall: 0.13"
Warmest
81°F 2006
81°F 1917
78°F 2000
78°F 1952
78°F 1934
Coldest
18°F 1928
25°F 1979
25°F 1970
27°F 1899
28°F 1896
Wettest
3.12" 1950
2.80" 1944
1.90" 1903
1.60" 1951
1.16" 1973

 


 

Galveston (1947-2013)
Average High: 59.4°F
Average Low: 48.5°F
Average Rainfall: 0.14"
Warmest
74°F 1972
73°F 2006
73°F 1996
72°F 2005
72°F 1955
Coldest
27°F 1979
33°F 1959
35°F 2001
35°F 1977
35°F 1947
Wettest
4.01" 2013
1.02" 1995
0.79" 1988
0.57" 1947
0.50" 1979

 


 

College Station (1902-2013)
Average High: 59.1°F
Average Low: 40.3°F
Average Rainfall: 0.08"
Warmest
81°F 2006
81°F 1952
79°F 2000
78°F 1917
78°F 1916
Coldest
14°F 1928
18°F 1979
22°F 1974
23°F 1969
23°F 1959
Wettest
1.36" 1903
1.28" 1926
0.79" 1944
0.78" 1979
0.52" 1983

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