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November 2009

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In November 2009, moisture was abundant in College Station for the third consecutive month, with seventeen days with precipitation. The precipitation for the month of November totaled at 3.42", with 1.55" rain falling in a 24-hour period on the 15th and 16th. Temperatures for the month were just a bit above normal. On the 14th and 15th temperatures reached 80°F, with both days the warmest for the month, and the lowest temperature was just a few days later, 38°F on the 18th. The only daily record for the month was the 0.46" of precipitation falling on the 29th, which barely exceeded the 0.44" falling on the same date in 1996. Overall, the past month was fairly typical for a November in College Station with several weather patterns pushing through the area and overall temperatures just a tad warmer than normal.

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 75°F 48°F ‑4°F   Maximum 72.3°F +1.4°F
2 77°F 50°F ‑2°F   Minimum 50.7°F +1.6°F
3 78°F 52°F +1°F   Average 61.5°F +1.5°F
4 79°F 52°F +2°F   Degree Days Total *Departure
5 79°F 51°F +2°F   Heating 129 ‑74
6 78°F 53°F +2°F   Cooling 32 ‑21
7 79°F 54°F +4°F 0.01" Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 76°F 62°F +7°F 0.28" Maximum ≥ 90°F 0 0
9 76°F 63°F +8°F   Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 79°F 60°F +8°F   Minimum ≤ 32°F 0 ‑3
11 78°F 57°F +6°F    
12 74°F 55°F +4°F   Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 76°F 53°F +4°F   Precipitation Value *Departure
14 80°F 59°F +10°F 0.01" Monthly Total 2.41" ‑0.77"
15 80°F 62°F +11°F 0.69" Year-to-date Total 36.09" ‑0.35"
16 70°F 45°F ‑2°F 0.86" Days ≥ 0.01" 10 +3
17 64°F 41°F ‑6°F    
18 70°F 38°F ‑5°F   Monthly Extremes
19 73°F 49°F +2°F   Extreme Value Date(s)
20 66°F 58°F +4°F 0.53" Highest Temperature 80°F 14th, 15th
21 58°F 50°F ‑4°F 0.49" Lowest Temperature 38°F 18th
22 67°F 45°F ‑2°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 1.55" 15th-16th
23 73°F 50°F +4°F   Maximum Wind Gust 39 mph 16th
24 66°F 45°F ‑2°F 0.10"  
25 67°F 40°F ‑4°F   Record Book for November
26 65°F 41°F ‑4°F   Highest Temperature 94°F 1921
27 64°F 40°F ‑4°F   Lowest Temperature 19°F 1976
28 71°F 48°F +4°F T Highest Minimum 75°F 1994
29 75°F 52°F +8°F 0.46" Lowest Maximum 36°F 1976
30 55°F 47°F ‑5°F 0.01" Wettest Month 9.29" 2000
  Driest Month 0.06" 1949
  Wettest 24 Hours 5.56" 1907
"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 1971‑2000 normal.


*New Records Set
Day Parameter Value Old Record Year
No new records were set or tied in November 2009.
*Near Records
Day Parameter Value Record Year
No near records were reported in November 2009.
*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.


December Normals for College Station
Beginning of the month: 67°F/45°F Monthly precipitation: 3.23"
Middle of the month: 63°F/42°F Precipitation days: 8
End of the month: 62/41°F Days ≤ 32°F:  8