PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...COR TO HOUSTON/HOBBY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
845 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2011

...ALL-TIME RECORD FOR 100 DEGREE DAYS FOR THE CITY OF HOUSTON AND 
HOUSTON/HOBBY...

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE SOARED TO 102 DEGREES AT HOUSTON 
INTERCONTINENTAL TODAY. FOR THE CITY OF HOUSTON...THIS IS THE 23RD 
CONSECUTIVE DAY THAT THE MERCURY HAS CLIMBED TO THE CENTURY MARK. 
THIS IS ALSO THE 34TH DAY THIS YEAR THAT THE 100 DEGREE THRESHOLD 
HAS BEEN REACHED OR EXCEEDED...WHICH FURTHERS THE ALL-TIME RECORD OF 
100-DEGREE DAYS WHICH WAS ESTABLISHED YESTERDAY. 

AT HOUSTON/HOBBY AIRPORT...THE TEMPERATURE SOARED TO 101 DEGREES 
TODAY WHICH TIED THE RECORD HIGH FOR THE DATE. A TOTAL OF 14 
100-DEGREE DAYS HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED THIS YEAR WHICH ESTABLISHES A 
NEW ALL-TIME RECORD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 13 DAYS SET IN 
1998 AND 2000. 

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

 1. 23 DAYS - ONGOING AS OF 8/23/2011
 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 IN A YEAR FOR HOUSTON (DOWNTOWN/IAH): 
(RECORDS SINCE 1889)

 1. 34 DAYS - 2011 (ONGOING AS OF 8/23/2011)
 2. 32 DAYS - 1980 
 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 - ONGOING AS OF 8/23/2011
 4. 25 DAYS - ENDING 8/14/1937
 5. 25 DAYS - ENDING 8/10/1913
 6. 24 DAYS - ENDING 8/16/1944
 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 IN A YEAR FOR COLLEGE STATION: 
(RECORDS SINCE 1910)

 1. 58 DAYS - 1917
 2. 54 DAYS - 2009
 3. 51 DAYS - 2011
 4. 51 DAYS - 1998
 5. 49 DAYS - 1913
 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 IN A YEAR FOR HOUSTON/HOBBY: 
(RECORDS SINCE 1931)

 1. 14 DAYS - 2011 (ONGOING AS OF 8/23/2011)
 2. 13 DAYS - 2000
 3. 13 DAYS - 1998
 4. 10 DAYS - 1948
 5.  9 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 IN A YEAR FOR GALVESTON: 
(RECORDS SINCE 1874)

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

(LISTS UPDATED THROUGH TUESDAY 8/23/2011)

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