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College Station Monthly Summaries: April 2017

Monthly Summary for College Station

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 79°F 59°F +4°F   Maximum 81.5°F +2.6°F
2 75°F 60°F +2°F 0.56" Minimum 59.2°F +1.1°F
3 83°F 52°F +2°F   Average 70.4°F +1.9°F
4 87°F 60°F +8°F   Degree Days Total *Departure
5 72°F 50°F ‑5°F T Heating 12 ‑35
6 77°F 47°F ‑4°F   Cooling 180 +28
7 80°F 50°F ‑1°F   Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 82°F 54°F +1°F   Maximum ≥ 90°F 3 +2
9 85°F 62°F +6°F   Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 82°F 71°F +10°F T Minimum ≤ 32°F 0 0
11 73°F 59°F ‑1°F 1.62"  
12 80°F 57°F +0°F   Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 82°F 63°F +4°F   Precipitation Value *Departure
14 82°F 60°F +3°F   Monthly Total 2.92" +0.26"
15 83°F 62°F +4°F   Year-to-date Total 11.68" ‑0.24"
16 85°F 68°F +8°F   Days ≥ 0.01" 7 0
17 83°F 65°F +5°F 0.49"  
18 77°F 65°F +2°F 0.06" Monthly Extremes
19 84°F 66°F +6°F T Extreme Value Date(s)
20 86°F 68°F +7°F   Highest Temperature 93°F 28th
21 86°F 68°F +7°F   Lowest Temperature 47°F 6th
22 72°F 55°F ‑6°F 0.01" Max. 24-hour Precip. 1.62" 10th-11th
23 74°F 50°F ‑8°F   Maximum Wind Gust 45 mph 2nd
24 79°F 48°F ‑8°F    
25 86°F 62°F +3°F   Record Book for April
26 92°F 58°F +4°F T Highest Temperature 96°F 2011
27 81°F 51°F ‑5°F   Lowest Temperature 28°F 1973
28 93°F 70°F +10°F   Highest Minimum 76°F 2011
29 91°F 62°F +4°F 0.03" Lowest Maximum 42°F 1938
30 75°F 54°F ‑8°F 0.15" Wettest Month 12.50" 1957
  Driest Month Trace 2011
  Wettest 24 Hours 5.17" 1969
"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 1981‑2010 normal.

New Records Set

*New Records Set
Day Parameter Value Old Record Year
No new records were set or tied in April 2017.
*Near Records
Day Parameter Value Record Year
10th Tied 4th highest minimum temperature 71°F 74°F 1922
26th Tied 2nd highest maximum temperature 92°F 93°F 1933
28th 3rd highest maximum temperature 93°F 94°F 1933
29th Tied 2nd highest maximum temperature 91°F 93°F 2002
*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.

May Normals for College Station

Beginning of the month: 82°F/62°F Monthly precipitation: 4.33"
Middle of the month: 86°F/67°F Precipitation days: 8
End of the month: 89°F/70°F Days ≥ 90°F:  7
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