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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.

We would appreciate feedback. Please send comments, suggestions and pictures to sr-hgx.webmaster@noaa.gov.


Weather History for September 22

Hurricane Rita was churning in the Gulf of Mexico in 2005, heading toward the northwest gulf coast. One of the largest civilian evacuations took place on this date. Traffic was at a standstill on area highways as millions of people tried to leave the city of Houston. Record heat didn't help the evacuation as cars overheated and stalled on area roads adding to the congestion. 28 persons lost their lives due to heat exhaustion during the evacuation. Galveston (95 degrees), Houston (100 degrees) and College Station (102 degrees) all set daily temperatures records.

Hurricane Rita Evacuation
Hurricane Rita Evacuation
Traffic jam as Houston residents flee Hurricane Rita.


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