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JSC Weather Monthly Summary


JSC Building 30 Weather         Month:  December          Year:       2004

        Temperature in F                        Precipitation (inches)              Peak Wind (mph)             Altimeter

     Day  Max    Min   Average   HDD     CDD    Water   Snow  Snow Depth   Weather Direction Speed  Time [CST]  Min   Max    Remarks

       1   55     42      48.5   16.5            0.00                                 NE        16  1038       30.21  30.39                                                

       2   63     51      57.0    8.0            0.00                                 NE        12  0848#      30.16  30.26                                                                                                                                       

       3   60     54      57.0    8.0            0.02                                 NE        16  0450#      30.09  30.20                                                                                                                                                                         

       4   62     57      59.5    5.5            0.00                                 E         19  1758       29.98  30.15                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

       5   75     60      67.5           2.5     Trace                           1    S         20  2132#      29.85  29.99                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

       6   77     66      71.5           6.5     1.58                            1    S         27  2318       29.76  29.94                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

       7   71     61      66.0           1.0     0.14                            1    NW        18  0406       29.91  30.06                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

       8   69     58      63.5    1.5            0.00                                 E         15  0608#      29.87  30.06                                                                                                                                               

       9   80     60      70.0           5.0     0.00                                 SW        30  1458       29.77  29.92                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

      10   70     57      63.5    1.5            0.00                                 NW        33  1652       29.90  30.17                                                                                                                                                                                                               

      11   69     50      59.5    5.5            0.00                                 NW        18  1106#      30.05  30.23                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

      12   79     59      69.0           4.0     0.00                                 SW        33  1244#      29.92  30.05                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

      13   69     50      59.5    5.5            0.00                                 N         33  0846       30.03  30.50                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

      14   53     42      47.5   17.5            0.00                                 N         35  0156       30.50  30.66                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

      15   54     40      47.0   18.0            0.00                                 E         24  1806       30.28  30.50                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

      16   56     46      51.0   14.0            0.49                                 NE        32  1302       20.23  30.35                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

      17   58     50      54.0   11.0            0.03                                 NE        23  0302#      30.29  30.39                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

      18   66     46      56.0    9.0            0.00                                 NW        19  1334       30.17  30.29                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

      19   64     48      56.0    9.0            0.00                                 N         27  1052       30.24  30.41                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

      20   70     49      59.5    5.5            0.00                                 S         36  1330       29.96  30.30                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

      21   72     62      67.0           2.0     0.20                                 SE        22  1018       29.80  29.95                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

      22   67     36      51.5   13.5            0.57                            3    NW        42  2246       29.73  30.09      

      23   39     34      36.5   28.5            0.00                                 N         41  0046       30.07  30.33                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

      24   37     29      33.0   32.0            0.06   0.70   0.70                   N         30  1936#      30.07  30.35                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

      25   49     32      40.5   24.5            Trace  Trace  Trace                  N         23  0158#      30.14  30.30                                                                                     

      26   56     35      45.5   19.5            0.00                                 E         13  1614       30.24  30.41                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

      27   55     44      49.5   15.5            0.00                                 E         21  1352       30.39  30.52                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

      28   65     50      57.5    7.5            Trace                           1    SE        23  1200       30.30  30.43                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

      29   79     59      69.0           4.0     0.00                                 SE        19  1420#      30.22  30.35                                                                                                                                                     

      30   71     58      64.5    0.5            0.02                                 S         15  2230       30.12  30.21                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

      31   76     60      68.0           3.0     0.00                                 SE        15  1458#      30.12  30.21                                                                                                   

Sum                            277.5    28.0     3.11   0.70    

Average 64.1    49.8      57.0                      

Maximum   80      66                                                                            42                    30.66

Minimum   37      29                                                                                           29.73



Temperature Data         Precipitation Data              Weather Symbols:

Average Monthly:      57 Total for month:             3.11      1 Fog

JSC avg-EFD Climo   +1.5 JSC - EFD Climo:            -0.53      2 Fog, VSBY <= 1/4 SM

Highest:      80 on  9th Greatest daily total:        1.58      3 Thunder

Lowest:       29 on 24th Days with 0.01" or more:        9      4 Ice Pellets

                         Days with 0.10" or more:        5      5 Hail

                         Days with 0.50" or more:        2      6 Glaze or rime

                         Days with 1.00" or more:        1      7 Blowing Dust or Sand, VSB <= 1/2 SM

                         Year-to-date rainfall:      53.08      8 Smoke or Haze

                         Days with thunder:              1      9 Blowing Snow

                         Lightning flashes within      TBD      X Tornado, waterspout, funnel cloud

                         Days with dense fog:            0      # Last of more than one occurrence

JSC - EFD climate year to end of month: +8.21



Remarks:

Annual rain total is likely low due to sensor problem in the spring months.

There was a white Christmas at JSC.  Snowfall totals from around JSC included Pearland 2 inches, Friendswood 3 inches, Clear Lake

1 inch, Dickinson 2 inches, and Galveston 4 inches.




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