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December 2000

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This bulletin has been created on 06-01-2012 from historical climate data. No climate narrative is available.

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 70°F 46°F +3°F 0.02" Maximum 54.7°F ‑6.8°F
2 49°F 38°F ‑12°F   Minimum 35.6°F ‑5.6°F
3 47°F 37°F ‑13°F T Average 45.2°F ‑6.2°F
4 51°F 41°F ‑8°F T Degree Days Total *Departure
5 55°F 37°F ‑8°F   Heating 607 +173
6 55°F 40°F ‑6°F 0.22" Cooling 0 ‑13
7 59°F 30°F ‑8°F   Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 66°F 35°F ‑2°F   Maximum ≥ 90°F 0 0
9 66°F 39°F 0°F   Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 74°F 50°F +9°F   Minimum ≤ 32°F 11 +3
11 74°F 31°F 0°F T  
12 34°F 27°F ‑22°F 0.42" Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 44°F 31°F ‑14°F 0.94" Precipitation Value *Departure
14 50°F 31°F ‑10°F   Monthly Total 3.43" +0.60"
15 53°F 42°F ‑4°F 0.01" Year-to-date Total 35.03" ‑4.05"
16 63°F 34°F ‑2°F   Days ≥ 0.01" 10 +2
17 50°F 26°F ‑13°F    
18 60°F 31°F ‑6°F   Monthly Extremes
19 52°F 29°F ‑10°F   Extreme Value Date(s)
20 68°F 34°F +1°F   Highest Temperature 74°F 10th, 11th
21 54°F 36°F ‑5°F   Lowest Temperature 25°F 30th
22 52°F 32°F ‑8°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 1.38" 12th-13th
23 63°F 45°F +4°F 0.10" Maximum Wind Gust 30 mph 11th
24 51°F 43°F ‑3°F 0.99"  
25 53°F 43°F ‑2°F 0.32" Record Book for December
26 50°F 37°F ‑6°F 0.65" Highest Temperature 89°F 1922
27 37°F 33°F ‑14°F T Lowest Temperature 2°F 1989
28 54°F 35°F ‑4°F   Highest Minimum 74°F 1982
29 51°F 33°F ‑7°F   Lowest Maximum 23°F 1990
30 50°F 25°F ‑12°F   Wettest Month 12.66" 1913
31 42°F 32°F ‑12°F 0.10" Driest Month 0.10" 1950
  Wettest 24 Hours 7.54" 1913
"T" indicates daily precipitation ≤ 0.005".
BOLDFACE indicates an extreme daily value for the month.
ITALICS indicates a daily record was set or tied.
*Departure from the 1961‑1990 normal.


*New Records Set
Day Parameter Value Old Record Year
24th Most daily precipitation 0.99" 0.89" 1943
*Near Records
Day Parameter Value Record Year
3rd 3rd lowest maximum temperature 47°F -999°F 1947
12th 3rd lowest maximum temperature 34°F -999°F 1947
27th 2nd lowest maximum temperature 37°F -999°F 1947
*NOTE: Records from 1910 through July 1951 are based on observations taken at the Texas Agricultural
Experiment Station main farm located 7 miles SW of College Station. Records from August 1951 through
the present are based on observations taken at Easterwood Field.


January Normals for College Station
Beginning of the month: 60°F/40°F Monthly precipitation: 2.65"
Middle of the month: 58°F/39°F Precipitation days: 9
End of the month: 61°F/40°F Days ≤ 32°F:  11