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

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CLMHOU

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1139 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015

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            88   04/25        79       9       92  04/28
                        04/23
LOWEST             52   04/29        58      -6       41  04/16
                                                          04/15

AVG. MAXIMUM     80.6              79.6     1.0     79.0
AVG. MINIMUM     64.3              59.4     4.9     59.8
MEAN             72.4              69.5     2.9     69.4

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

TOTALS           6.10              3.31    2.79     1.56
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.11    0.09     0.05

DAYS >= .01        13               6.8     6.2        2
DAYS >= .10         9               3.9     5.1        1
DAYS >= .50         4               1.9     2.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.1     1.9        1

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        T

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       4                37     -33       41
 SINCE 7/1       1462              1366      96     1735
COOLING TOTAL     236               172      64      181
 SINCE 1/1        314               281      33      247
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/136
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/160    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/330    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

-  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 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1930 TO 2015

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            88   04/23        MM      MM       93  04/28
LOWEST             54   04/29        MM      MM       43  04/15

AVG. MAXIMUM     80.1              78.8     1.3     78.4
AVG. MINIMUM     65.9              60.9     5.0     60.9
MEAN             73.0              69.8     3.2     69.7

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           8.20              3.25    4.95     1.31
DAILY AVG.       0.27              0.11    0.16     0.04

DAYS >= .01        16               7.1     8.9        9
DAYS >= .10        11               3.5     7.5        3
DAYS >= .50         4               2.0     2.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM

TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0        T

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       0                28     -28       31
 SINCE 7/1       1300              1219      81     1545
COOLING TOTAL     248               173      75      177
 SINCE 1/1        333               280      53      254
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/139
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/280    DATE  04/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/280    DATE  04/17

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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