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College Station Monthly Summary: October 2016

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 78°F 60°F ‑6°F T Maximum 86.1°F +4.7°F
2 86°F 62°F ‑1°F   Minimum 63.5°F +3.2°F
3 86°F 64°F 0°F   Average 74.8°F +4.0°F
4 91°F 66°F +4°F   Degree Days Total *Departure
5 93°F 72°F +8°F   Heating 3 ‑32
6 90°F 73°F +8°F 0.01" Cooling 315 +99
7 89°F 65°F +4°F   Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 85°F 61°F 0°F   Maximum ≥ 90°F 9 +6
9 81°F 57°F ‑4°F   Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 85°F 50°F ‑6°F   Minimum ≤ 32°F 0 0
11 87°F 60°F +2°F    
12 92°F 70°F +9°F   Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 89°F 72°F +8°F 2.14" Precipitation Value *Departure
14 86°F 70°F +7°F T Monthly Total 2.15" ‑2.76"
15 90°F 68°F +8°F   Year-to-date Total 41.29" +7.68"
16 91°F 71°F +10°F   Days ≥ 0.01" 2 ‑6
17 92°F 73°F +12°F    
18 93°F 75°F +14°F   Monthly Extremes
19 90°F 73°F +12°F T Extreme Value Date(s)
20 82°F 62°F +2°F   Highest Temperature 93°F 5th, 18th
21 75°F 53°F ‑5°F   Lowest Temperature 47°F 22nd
22 78°F 47°F ‑6°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 2.14" 13th-14th
23 82°F 53°F ‑2°F   Maximum Wind Gust 30 mph 20th
24 84°F 65°F +6°F    
25 82°F 61°F +4°F   Record Book for October
26 85°F 64°F +6°F   Highest Temperature 102°F 1938
27 86°F 63°F +6°F   Lowest Temperature 29°F 1993
28 86°F 60°F +6°F   Highest Minimum 81°F 2009
29 86°F 60°F +6°F   Lowest Maximum 40°F 1925
30 85°F 62°F +6°F   Wettest Month 18.77" 1994
31 84°F 58°F +5°F   Driest Month 0.00" 1952
  Wettest 24 Hours 13.39" 1994
"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
17th Tied highest minimum temperature 73°F 73°F 1971
17th Tied highest maximum temperature 92°F 92°F 1915
18th Highest maximum temperature 93°F 92°F 2004

*Near Records Set

Day Parameter Value Record Year
13th Tied 4th highest minimum temperature 72°F 76°F 1981
18th Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 75°F 79°F 2004
19th 4th highest minimum temperature 73°F 76°F 2004
19th Tied 4th highest maximum temperature 90°F 97°F 1921
*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.

November Normals for College Station

Beginning of the month: 76°F/55°F Monthly precipitation: 3.22"
Middle of the month: 71°F/50°F Precipitation days: 8
End of the month: 67°F/46°F Days ≤ 32°F:  1
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