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Links to Historical Weather Information

Have you ever been curious what weather happened on a certain day of history? When did Hurricane Ike make landfall? This is your one stop shop for weather history across Southeast Texas.

Daily temperature and record data is also available for many sites across southeast Texas. We also have average temperatures available. This is all available via the Climate Data page.

Do you remember the Flash Flood event of 1998? You can go access our Weather Events page to read up on these events and more.

Want an interesting Texas weather fact for every day of the year? Use our Daily Weather History page to view historical weather information for a day or a month.

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Weather History for August 1

Hurricane Chantal made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane near High Island on this date back in 1989. Galveston reported a wind gust at 82 mph. A narrow band of heavy rain associated with Chantal affected parts of Harris County with Houston Hobby Airport reporting 8.58 inches of rain and Houston Westbury reporting 8.30 inches of rain. 13 deaths were attributed to Chantal and over 3000 homes were damaged or destroyed. Damage estimates were around $100 million dollars.

Weather History for August 1

The temperature hit 100 degrees in Houston on this date in 2011. This was the first day of 21 consecutive days with temperatures at or exceeding 100 degrees. All told, the 100 degree threshold was reached or exceeded 32 out of the next 33 days. Houston reached or exceeded 100 degrees 46 times during the summer and early fall of 2011.


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