PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1036 AM CST FRI DEC 3 2010

     ...NOVEMBER WAS BOTH WARM AND COLD AND WET AND DRY...

TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL VARIED GREATLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS
DURING NOVEMBER. DEPENDING ON YOUR LOCATION...TEMPERATURES WERE
EITHER 1 TO 2 DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL OR 1 TO 2 DEGREES COOLER
THAN NORMAL. AREAS THAT RECEIVED HEAVIER RAINFALL TOTALS WERE A
BIT COOLER THAN AREAS WITH LESS RAIN. TEMPERATURES WERE A BIT LIKE
A ROLLER COASTER WITH NOVEMBER STARTING OUT QUITE COOL. TEMPERATURES
WARMED QUITE A BIT MID MONTH WITH NEW HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS
ESTABLISHED AT HOUSTON AND COLLEGE STATION ON THE 23RD. TEMPERATURES
COOLED AGAIN TOWARD THE END OF THE MONTH.

RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION VARIED AS WELL WITH THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN
AREAS RECEIVING CONSIDERABLY LIGHTER RAINFALL TOTALS. AREAS IN
SOUTHEAST HARRIS COUNTY AND NORTHERN GALVESTON COUNTY RECEIVED THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL DURING THE MONTH. MANY COMMUNITIES OVER THE
NORTHWEST HALF OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS RECEIVED LESS THAN AN INCH OF
RAIN DURING THE MONTH WHILE AREAS NEAR GALVESTON BAY RECEIVED IN
EXCESS OF SEVEN INCHES OF RAIN. THE BULK OF THE PRECIPITATION FELL
ON NOVEMBER 2ND. THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVER PARTS OF
HARRIS...GALVESTON AND LIBERTY COUNTIES ON THAT DAY ALONE. OTHER
THAN THE HEAVY RAIN ON NOVEMBER 2ND...HAZARDOUS WEATHER WAS RATHER
BENIGN. 

BELOW IS A TABLE WITH THE NOVEMBER MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR THE
PRIMARY AND SECONDARY CLIMATE SITES:

SITE       AVG     AVG     AVG     DEP     RAIN     DEP
           HIGH    LOW     MONTH

IAH        73.0    51.3    62.2    +1.3    2.71     -1.48
HOU        71.7    52.4    62.0    -1.0    4.76     +0.22
GLS        70.4    57.4    63.9    -1.5    6.90     +3.26
CLL        73.3    50.2    61.8    +1.8    0.90     -2.28
UTS        71.0    49.1    60.0    +0.1    2.01     -2.86
DWH        72.0    48.0    60.0    -1.7    3.28     -1.83
CXO        71.4    46.1    58.7    -0.8    5.33     +0.54
LBX        73.0    50.8    61.9    -1.2    3.95     -1.02
SGR        73.4    50.1    61.8    -0.3    2.33     -1.98
LVJ        72.3    52.0    62.2    -0.8    5.38     -0.19
PSX        73.5    53.7    63.6    +1.4    2.54     -0.85
HGX        71.3    51.7    61.5    +0.6    7.66     +2.20

AFTER A VERY DRY OCTOBER...MODERATE RAINFALL RETURNED TO SOUTHEAST
TEXAS. HERE ARE SOME RAINFALL TOTALS FROM OTHER COMMUNITIES ACROSS
SOUTHEAST TEXAS FROM OUR NETWORK OF CO-OP VOLUNTEERS:

CITY            OCT     NOV

ALVIN          0.10    3.06
ANAHUAC        0.30    4.67
BAYTOWN        0.00    5.16
BELLVILLE      0.00    1.28
BRENHAM        0.03    1.42
CLEVELAND      0.02    7.24
COLUMBUS       0.00    2.59
CROCKETT       0.85    3.43
DANEVANG       0.03    2.40
FREEPORT       0.03    3.86
HOU HEIGHTS    0.17    4.32
HOU WESTBURY   0.00    5.54
LIBERTY        0.43    4.29
LIVINGSTON     0.14    3.23
KATY           0.00    2.01
MADISONVILLE   0.21    0.70
MATAGORDA      0.05    2.80
NEW CANEY      0.00    5.86
RICHMOND       0.00    1.96
SOMERVILLE     0.03    0.88
WASH ST PARK   0.00    1.17
WHARTON        0.00    2.06

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