2011 Midland Annual Climate Summary

       Average Temperature - 66.63 F                Warmest Year Ever  ;  Average = 63.4 F 
       Precipitation - 5.49 In                               3rd Driest Year on Record ; Driest  =  4.24" 1951
    Highest Sea Level Pressure : 30.62 In -  Jan 12th   Highest:  31.04  inches (sea level) on Dec 24th, 1983
    Lowest  Sea Level Pressure : 29.29 In -  April 26th   Lowest:  29.09   inches (sea level) on Feb. 9, 1960
       Growing Season : 218 Days   Rank: 22nd-23rd least ;  Least  season 191 days 1989
       #  Days Thunderstorms Occurred - 23 Days   Rank: 5th-7th  Least
       #  Days Severe Thunderstorms Occurred - 0 Days   
       #  Days Hail Occurred -  0 Days   
       #  Days with Fog - 45 Days   Fog - Prevailing Visibility reduced to 6 miles or less
       #  Days with Freezing Fog - 10 Days   
       #  Days with Dense Fog - 9 Days   Dense Fog -  Visibility 1/4 mile or less ; Average 16 days
       #  Days with Freezing Rain/Freezing Drizzle - 1 Day   
       #  Days with Blowing Dust - 19 Days  
       #  Days with Dust storm  - 1 Day  Dust storm - 1 Observation with Visibility 1/2 mile or less
       #  Days 90 F - 147 Days                           Rank: 1st ;  Average = 103.9 Days
       Longest Consecutive Days 90 F - 85, 20 Days        85 Days: May 21st - August 13th;  ranked 3rd highest ever
       #  Days 100 F - 65 Days                       Rank: 1st ;  Normal = 14.41 Days
       Longest Consecutive Days 100 F - 14, 11, 9 Days      14 Days Rank 1st-2nd ; 11 Days Rank 5th-7th
       #  Days 105 F - 18 Days                                   Rank: 1st
       Longest Consecutive Days 105 F - 6, 3, 2 Days  6 Days Ranked 3rd Highest 
       #  Days Max  32 F or less - 6 Days  Rank 7th-10th Most
       #  Days Min   32 F or less - 70 Days  Rank:  20th-22nd Most
       Consecutive Mins 32 F or less - 17, 16, 10 Days  Comparison: 19 Days is ranked 10th-13th Longest 
       #  Days Min 20 F or Less - 18 Days  Rank: 4th  Highest  ;  Avg = 8.66
       #  Days Consecutive Min 20 F or less - 6 , 5, 3 Days  6 days ranked 5th-9th Most 
       #  Days Max  20 F or less -  2 Days  Feb 2nd: 14 F ;   Feb 3rd: 18 F ; Rank: 1st-2nd most ever
       First Freeze :  November 3rd -  30 F  Earliest freeze 10/19/89
       First Moderate Freeze: November 27th - 25 F    Average First Moderate Freeze - November 24th
       First Severe Freeze:     December 5th   - 24 F    Average First Severe Freeze - December 4th
       Last Freeze :  March 30th  - 29 F    Average Last Freeze -  March 29th
       Last Moderate Freeze: March 9th - 27 F    Average Last Moderate Freeze - March 19th
       Last Severe Freeze:     February 12th - 15 F    Average Last Severe Freeze - March 2nd
       # Days Minimum 5 F or less - 1 Days    February 10th - 5 F    Rank: 8th-13th highest
       Most Consecutive Dry Days - 55, 51  55 Days: Ranked 7th ;  51 Days: Ranked 8th
       Most Consecutive Days Trace or Dry - 92, 75, 38  92 Days: Ranked 3rd most ; 75 Days Ranked: 10th-11th
       Most Consecutive Days Trace or more Precip- 4, 4, 3, 3  
       Most Consecutive Days .01 or more Precip -  4, 3  4  Days: Dec 2nd - 5th    
       Most Consecutive Days Trace or more Snowfall -  4 Days  Jan 31st  -  Feb 3rd :  3 inches fell   Ranked: 4th-12th
       Most Consecutive Days .1 or more Snowfall - 4 Days  Jan 31st - Feb 3rd : 3 inches fell      Ranked: 1st-2nd
       33 Record or tie high Maximum temperature   
         3 Record or tie cold Maximum temperature   
       33 Record or tie warm Minimum temperature   
         8 Record or tie cold minimum temperature   
       1 Daily precipitation record   December 23rd:  0.49 "
       4 Record daily snowfall records   Dec 4th: 1 " ;  Dec 5th: 1.5" ;  Dec 24th: 5.8" ;  Feb 2nd: 0.5" 
       2nd Warmest March  - 61.9 F   Wamest  March:  62.7 F  1974
       Warmest April Ever  - 71.6 F   
       Wamest June Ever and Warmest Month Ever - 88.0 F  
       Wamest July Ever and 4th Warmest Month Ever - 87.0 F   
       Warmest  August  and  2nd Warmest Month Ever - 87.8 F  
       2.5 " Snow in February Ranked 9th Highest for Month   Record = 4.5"  February 2010
       1st-4th Driest April Ever  - 0.00"   
       Driest June  Ever - 0.00 "   
       2nd-6th Driest July  - Trace   Record = 0.00"  1946
       9th-10th Driest January - 0.02"   Driest  January: 0.00"   1967
       2nd Driest May Ever  - 0.05"   Driest  May:  0.02"  1998
       7th Wettest December  - 1.63"   Record = 3.30"  1986
       2nd Snowiest December Ever  - 8.9" F   Snowiest December: 9.8"  1998
       4th Largest Daily Snowfall:  December 24th:  5.8 "   Largest Daily Snowfall: 9.8 " December 11th 1998
       Driest Spring Ever - 0.09"    
       Warmest Spring Ever - 69.57 F    
       Warmest Summer Ever - 87.6 F    
       2nd Driest Summer Ever - 0.05"   Record = 0.33" 1953
       Tied Record HIgh Saint Patricks Day March 17th - 91 F   91 F also in 1977 
       Record Warm Low Saint Patricks Day March 17th - 59 F   
       Record Snowfall Christmas Eve - 5.8 "  
       Tied Record High Temperature New Years Eve - 77 F    77 F also occurred in 2005

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