PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED SAT AFTN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
430 PM CDT SAT AUG 20 2011

...THE 100-DEGREE DAY RECORDS FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE IS RESULTING IN A 
PROLONGED PERIOD OF VERY HOT TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS. 
FOR THE CITY OF HOUSTON...THE RECORD HAS ALREADY BEEN SET FOR THE 
LONGEST EVER STRETCH OF CONSECUTIVE 100-DEGREE DAYS...WITH THE 
NUMBER APPROACHING THE RECORD IN COLLEGE STATION. IN ADDITION... 
WITH EACH PASSING DAY WE MARCH EVER CLOSER TO THE ALL-TIME RECORD 
FOR THE MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS FOR AN ENTIRE SUMMER SEASON AT COLLEGE 
STATION...HOUSTON...AND HOUSTON/HOBBY. 

MOST CONSECUTIVE 100-DEGREE DAYS AT HOUSTON (IAH):
(RECORDS SINCE 1889)

 1. 20 DAYS - ONGOING AS OF 8/20/2011
 2. 14 DAYS - ENDING 7/19/1980
 3. 11 DAYS - ENDING 8/05/1998
 4.  9 DAYS - ENDING 7/03/1980
 5.  8 DAYS - ENDING 9/05/2000
 6.  8 DAYS - ENDING 8/21/1993
 7.  8 DAYS - ENDING 8/14/1962
 8.  7 DAYS - ENDING 6/29/2009
 9.  7 DAYS - ENDING 8/02/1986
10.  7 DAYS - ENDING 6/22/1902

MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS FOR AN ENTIRE SUMMER AT HOUSTON (IAH):
(RECORDS SINCE 1889)

 1. 32 DAYS - 1980
 2. 31 DAYS - 2011 (ONGOING AS OF 8/20/2011)
 3. 24 DAYS - 1998
 4. 20 DAYS - 2000
 5. 19 DAYS - 1902
 6. 17 DAYS - 2009
 7. 16 DAYS - 1909
 8. 14 DAYS - 1993
 9. 13 DAYS - 1907
10. 10 DAYS - 1999

MOST CONSECUTIVE 100-DEGREE DAYS AT COLLEGE STATION:
(RECORDS SINCE 1910)

 1. 30 DAYS - ENDING 8/04/1998
 2. 26 DAYS - ENDING 8/23/1917
 3. 25 DAYS - ENDING 8/14/1937
 4. 25 DAYS - ENDING 8/10/1913
 5. 24 DAYS - ENDING 8/16/1944
 6. 22 DAYS - ONGOING AS OF 8/20/2011
 7. 22 DAYS - ENDING 8/17/1951
 8. 18 DAYS - ENDING 8/09/1958
 9. 16 DAYS - ENDING 8/24/2010
10. 15 DAYS - ENDING 8/02/1914

MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS FOR AN ENTIRE SUMMER AT COLLEGE STATION:
(RECORDS SINCE 1910)

 1. 58 DAYS - 1917
 2. 54 DAYS - 2009
 3. 51 DAYS - 1998
 4. 49 DAYS - 1913
 5. 48 DAYS - 2011 (ONGOING AS OF 8/20/2011)
 6. 48 DAYS - 2000
 7. 48 DAYS - 1925
 8. 47 DAYS - 1948
 9. 47 DAYS - 1937
10. 44 DAYS - 1951

MOST CONSECUTIVE 100-DEGREE DAYS AT HOUSTON/HOBBY:
(RECORDS SINCE 1931)

 1.  9 DAYS - ENDING 8/14/1962
 2.  7 DAYS - ENDING 9/05/2000
 3.  6 DAYS - ENDING 8/15/1948
 4.  4 DAYS - ENDING 8/19/2011
 5.  4 DAYS - ENDING 8/11/2011
 6.  4 DAYS - ENDING 7/16/2000 
(STRETCH OF FOUR DAYS OCCURRED ON SEVERAL EARLIER OCCASIONS)

MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS FOR AN ENTIRE SUMMER AT HOUSTON/HOBBY:
(RECORDS SINCE 1931)

 1. 13 DAYS - 2000
 2. 13 DAYS - 1998
 3. 12 DAYS - 2011 (ONGOING AS OF 8/19/2011)
 4. 10 DAYS - 1948
 5.  8 DAYS - 1962 
 6.  8 DAYS - 1980
 7.  7 DAYS - 1951
 8.  7 DAYS - 1944
 9.  6 DAYS - 2009
10.  6 DAYS - 1934

MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS FOR AN ENTIRE SUMMER AT GALVESTON:
(RECORDS SINCE 1874)

2 DAYS - IN 2000 
1 DAY  - IN 1939...1932...AND 1924

(LISTS UPDATED THROUGH SATURDAY 8/20/2011)

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