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College Station Monthly Summaries: August 2018

Monthly Summary for College Station

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 97°F 70°F ‑2°F   Maximum 97.8°F +1.6°F
2 97°F 70°F ‑2°F   Minimum 74.7°F +0.2°F
3 97°F 71°F ‑2°F   Average 86.3°F +1.0°F
4 96°F 73°F ‑2°F   Degree Days Total *Departure
5 96°F 74°F ‑1°F   Heating 0 0
6 96°F 75°F 0°F   Cooling 667 +36
7 98°F 74°F 0°F   Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 97°F 75°F 0°F T Maximum ≥ 90°F 30 +2
9 97°F 75°F 0°F   Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 95°F 75°F ‑1°F   Minimum ≤ 32°F 0 0
11 91°F 75°F ‑3°F T  
12 89°F 72°F ‑6°F 0.21" Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 98°F 74°F 0°F   Precipitation Value *Departure
14 97°F 74°F 0°F   Monthly Total 0.21" ‑2.47"
15 99°F 76°F +2°F   Year-to-date Total 16.46" ‑9.06"
16 101°F 76°F +2°F   Days ≥ 0.01" 1 ‑5
17 100°F 76°F +2°F    
18 100°F 77°F +2°F   Monthly Extremes
19 100°F 78°F +3°F   Extreme Value Date(s)
20 101°F 79°F +4°F T Highest Temperature 102°F 21st, 22nd
21 102°F 78°F +5°F   Lowest Temperature 70°F 1st, 2nd
22 102°F 75°F +4°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 0.21" 11th-12th
23 100°F 76°F +3°F   Maximum Wind Gust 42 mph 4th
24 99°F 75°F +2°F    
25 98°F 75°F +2°F   Record Book for August
26 99°F 76°F +2°F   Highest Temperature 109°F 2011
27 100°F 76°F +3°F   Lowest Temperature 58°F 1940
28 100°F 77°F +4°F   Highest Minimum 82°F 1915
29 94°F 74°F 0°F T Lowest Maximum 74°F 1945
30 98°F 72°F +1°F   Wettest Month 21.02" 2017
31 99°F 74°F +2°F   Driest Month 0.00" 1947
  Wettest 24 Hours 7.48" 2017
"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 August 2018.
*Near Records
Day Parameter Value Record Year
19th Tied 3rd highest minimum temperature 78°F 79°F 1926
20th Tied 3rd highest minimum temperature 79°F 81°F 1914
21st Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 78°F 79°F 2014
28th Tied 4th highest minimum temperature 77°F 79°F 2006
*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.

September Normals for College Station

Beginning of the month: 93°F/72°F Monthly precipitation: 3.18"
Middle of the month: 90°F/69°F Precipitation days: 7
End of the month: 86°F/65°F Days ≥ 90°F:  18
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