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Texas - In like a penguin and out

like a polar bear

 

5th coldest February and 5th coldest winter on record
in many parts of Texas

 

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Houston - 5th coldest February on record
Houston - 6th coldest winter on record
Galveston - 7th coldest February on record
Galveston  - 5th coldest winter on record
College Station - 5th coldest February on record
College Station - 5th coldest winter on record

1 Mar 10 - NATIONAL WEATHER SVC HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX...IF MARCH COMES IN LIKE A LION AND GOES OUT LIKE A LAMB...I GUESS FEBRUARY CAME IN LIKE A PENGUIN AND WENT OUT LIKE A POLAR BEAR. IT WAS COLD!!! MOST OF THE CLIMATE SITES SUFFERED AVERAGE TEMPERATURES THAT WERE SEVEN TO EIGHT DEGREES COLDER THAN THE 30 YEAR CLIMATE AVERAGES. DATA FOR HOUSTON AND GALVESTON GO BACK TO 1892 AND 1875

RESPECTIVELY SO HAVING THE 5TH AND 7TH COLDEST FEBRUARY IS RATHER REMARKABLE. HERE ARE THE FIVE COLDEST FEBRUARIES ON RECORD FOR THE PRIMARY CLIMATE SITES ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS:

                   AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURES

     HOUSTON       GALVESTON         COLLEGE       HOUSTON   
                                                                STATION        HOBBY

     42.2 1895            42.6 1895              44.1 1905         46.3 1978
     44.0 1905            45.6 1905              44.8 1929         48.8 1947
     45.1 1978            47.0 1978              45.1 1978         49.3 2010
     45.4 1899            48.6 1899              45.8 1936         49.4 1964
     48.5 2010            49.7 1872              46.7 2010         49.7 1960                                                   50.0 1985
                                 50.4 2010

See entire article:
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/?n=pns_2010_03_01
Thanks to Mark Kennedy for this link

 



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