FOR BOTH HOUSTON AND GALVESTON...THIS FEBRUARY HAS HAD MORE FREEZES
THAN ANY OTHER FEBRUARY EXCEPT 1895...THE SAME FEBRUARY THAT BOTH
CITIES RECEIVED THEIR ALL-TIME RECORD SNOWSTORM (15-20 INCHES). THE
WINTER OF 2010-2011 HAS HAD MORE DAYS WITH SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES
THAN ANY WINTER SINCE THE 1983-1984 WINTER SEASON. FOR GALVESTON...
NINE FREEZES HAVE BEEN RECORDED THIS WINTER. WHAT`S REMARKABLE IS
THAT GALVESTON RECENTLY WENT FIVE CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR YEARS (2005
THROUGH 2009) WITHOUT A SINGLE FREEZE BEING RECORDED.

HOUSTON - MOST DAYS IN FEBRUARY WITH SUBFREEZING TEMPS:
1. 14 DAYS - FEB 1895
2. 12 DAYS - FEB 2011
3.  9 DAYS - FEB 1989*
4.  8 DAYS - FEB 1905
5.  7 DAYS - FEB 2002*

HOUSTON - MOST DAYS IN A WINTER SEASON WITH SUBFREEZING TEMPS:
1. 42 DAYS - 1977-1978
2. 36 DAYS - 1976-1977
3. 34 DAYS - 1975-1976
4. 30 DAYS - 1969-1970
5. 26 DAYS - 1970-1971
6. 25 DAYS - 1983-1984*
7. 23 DAYS - 2010-2011*
30-YEAR AVERAGE (1981-2010): 12.5 DAYS

GALVESTON - MOST DAYS IN FEBRUARY WITH SUBFREEZING TEMPS:
1. 10 DAYS - FEB 1895
2.  8 DAYS - FEB 2011
3.  5 DAYS - FEB 1989*
4.  4 DAYS - FEB 1960*
5.  3 DAYS - FEB 1996*

GALVESTON - MOST DAYS IN A WINTER SEASON WITH SUBFREEZING TEMPS:
1. 15 DAYS - 1929-1930
2. 14 DAYS - 1894-1895
3. 12 DAYS - 1962-1963*
4. 11 DAYS - 1983-1984*
5. 10 DAYS - 1917-1918
6.  9 DAYS - 2010-2011*
30-YEAR AVERAGE (1981-2010): 2.5 DAYS

HOUSTON RECORDS BACK TO 1892
GALVESTON RECORDS BACK TO 1875
* MEANS ALSO RECORDED IN EARLIER YEARS

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