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College Station Monthly Summary: December 2016

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 67°F 38°F ‑2°F   Maximum 64.1°F +1.8°F
2 66°F 48°F +2°F 0.57" Minimum 47.6°F +5.4°F
3 51°F 49°F ‑5°F 1.11" Average 55.9°F +3.7°F
4 53°F 49°F ‑3°F 0.25" Degree Days Total *Departure
5 51°F 49°F ‑4°F 0.65" Heating 319 ‑92
6 62°F 45°F 0°F   Cooling 44 +28
7 59°F 45°F ‑2°F   Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 53°F 36°F ‑8°F T Maximum ≥ 90°F 0 0
9 48°F 33°F ‑12°F   Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 54°F 36°F ‑8°F   Minimum ≤ 32°F 3 ‑2
11 74°F 51°F +10°F T  
12 66°F 53°F +6°F   Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 72°F 54°F +11°F T Precipitation Value *Departure
14 65°F 51°F +6°F   Monthly Total 2.77" ‑0.46"
15 53°F 46°F ‑2°F   Year-to-date Total 46.79" +6.73"
16 69°F 48°F +6°F T Days ≥ 0.01" 8 ‑1
17 80°F 36°F +6°F T  
18 36°F 27°F ‑20°F   Monthly Extremes
19 46°F 22°F ‑18°F   Extreme Value Date(s)
20 57°F 32°F ‑6°F   Highest Temperature 82°F 28th
21 71°F 43°F +6°F   Lowest Temperature 22°F 19th
22 69°F 47°F +7°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 1.66" 2nd-3rd
23 74°F 56°F +14°F 0.11" Maximum Wind Gust 0 mph øząQĸ
24 78°F 68°F +22°F 0.01"  
25 80°F 70°F +24°F T Record Book for December
26 80°F 71°F +24°F 0.02" Highest Temperature 89°F 1922
27 78°F 63°F +20°F 0.05" Lowest Temperature 2°F 1989
28 82°F 65°F +22°F   Highest Minimum 74°F 1982
29 69°F 48°F +8°F   Lowest Maximum 23°F 1990
30 53°F 46°F ‑2°F T Wettest Month 12.66" 1913
31 72°F 51°F +10°F T Driest Month 0.00" 1947
  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 1981‑2010 normal.

*New Records Set

Day Parameter Value Old Record Year
24th Highest minimum temperature 68°F 66°F 1948
25th Highest minimum temperature 70°F 62°F 1942
26th Tied highest maximum temperature 80°F 80°F 1916
28th Highest maximum temperature 82°F 80°F 1921

*Near Records Set

Day Parameter Value Record Year
17th Tied 2nd highest maximum temperature 80°F 81°F 1924
25th Tied 3rd highest maximum temperature 80°F 85°F 1955
26th 2nd highest minimum temperature 71°F 73°F 2015
27th Tied 2nd highest maximum temperature 78°F 79°F 1971
27th 4th highest minimum temperature 63°F 68°F 1923
28th 3rd highest minimum temperature 65°F 69°F 1984
*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: 62°F/42°F Monthly precipitation: 3.24"
Middle of the month: 61°F/41°F Precipitation days: 8
End of the month: 63°F/43°F Days ≤ 32°F:  5
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