Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:33 PM CST on December 8, 2013
... Four record low Max temperatures set on December 7th...
The coldest day of the autumn was recorded yesterday... December 7th
in southeast Texas. The four first-order climate stations all broke
their record low maximum temperatures for the date. The following
table shows each station with the previous and new record.
Site previous record new record
Cll 40 in 1927 32
iah 45 in 1909 38
hou 46 in 1942 39
gls 49 in 2011 41
Prior to this year... setting record low maximum temperatures in the
month of December has been rare for the first-order sites since
2000. College Station set only 5 other record low maximums... the
city of Houston and Houston hobby set 5... and the city of Galveston
set 1. The last time all four sites recorded a record low maximum on
the same day was February 3, 2011.