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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
838 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015  
   
..VERY DRY CONDITIONS DEVELOPED ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS IN JULY
 
 
NOTE...CORRECTIONS WERE MADE TO THE YEAR-TO-DATE RAINFALL AND THE  
JUNE RAINFALL.  
 
THE MONTH OF JULY CONTINUED THE DRY TREND THAT HAD DEVELOPED IN  
THE LAST PART OF JUNE. WITH THE DRIER CONDITIONS CAME ALSO VERY  
WARM TEMPERATURES. JULY ENDED WITH MUCH BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL AND  
WITH SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS.  
 
TWO OUT OF THE 12 FIRST- AND SECOND-ORDER CLIMATE SITES RECORDED  
RAINFALL ABOVE AN INCH. ALL OF THE REMAINING SITES RECEIVED UNDER  
THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH. THE AVERAGE RAINFALL FOR ALL 12 SITES  
WAS 0.68 INCHES...MUCH BELOW THE AREA-WIDE NORMAL OF 4.00 INCHES.  
HERE IS A TABLE COMPARING EACH CLIMATE SITE FOR THE JULY RAINFALL...  
THE JANUARY AND FEBRUARY DRY PERIOD...THE MARCH THROUGH MAY WET  
PERIOD...AND THE MONTH OF JUNE.  
 
JULY MONTHLY JAN - FEB MAR - MAY JUNE MONTHLY  
SITE RAIN DEP RAIN DEP RAIN DEP RAIN DEP  
 
IAH 0.61 -3.18 3.83 -2.75 26.61 +14.80 11.39 +5.56  
HOU 2.57 -2.09 5.88 -1.20 28.85 +17.65 4.87 -2.23  
CLL 0.31 -1.83 7.41 +1.32 20.36 +10.20 5.21 +0.76  
GLS 0.23 -3.57 6.14 -0.63 16.04 +5.51 2.75 -2.94  
CXO 1.44 -1.99 3.93 -3.11 23.75 +12.97 3.61 -1.97  
DWH 0.21 -3.63 3.87 -2.71 24.32 +12.57 7.64 +2.42  
LBX 0.61 -3.95 6.36 -1.03 20.81 +10.78 5.41 -0.26  
LVJ 0.69 -4.02 6.02 -1.38 24.49 +13.40 6.66 +1.11  
PSX 0.43 -4.33 4.18 -1.54 13.42 +3.61 3.09 -1.40  
SGR 0.43 -3.93 3.84 -2.98 35.50 +24.30 3.27 -1.75  
UTS 0.06 -3.32 5.47 -1.41 30.46 +19.54 8.42 +3.61  
HGX 0.57 -4.01 7.20 -0.18 27.18 +15.98 9.26 +2.83  
 
THE RAINFALL DEPARTURES FOR EACH SITE REVEALS SOME INTERESTING  
DATA. GALVESTON AND PALACIOS AT THE COAST HAS HAD A FAIRLY DRY  
YEAR. OTHERWISE...A VERY WET MARCH...APRIL...AN ESPECIALLY WET  
MONTH OF MAY...AND A MIXED ABOVE AND BELOW NORMAL JUNE LED TO SOME  
VERY WET CONDITIONS WHICH THEN LED TO THE ENDING OF THE DROUGHT  
ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS. WITH A NEAR TO SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL  
JUNE TO NOW A VERY DRY JULY...ABONRMALLY DRY CONDITIONS WERE  
DEVELOPING ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.  
 
THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE PRELIMINARY MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AND  
RAINFALL DATA FOR THE FIRST- AND SECOND-ORDER CLIMATE SITES ACROSS  
SOUTHEAST TEXAS. NOTE THAT VERY WARM CONDITIONS WERE REPORTED...  
WITH EACH SITE SHOWING ABOVE NORMAL MONLTHY AVERAGE DAILY  
TEMPERATURES.  
 
JULY 2015 DATA  
 
AVE AVE MONTHLY AVE MONTHLY YEAR-TO-DATE  
SITE HIGH LOW DAILY DEP RAIN DEP RAIN DEP  
 
IAH 95.6 76.5 86.1 +1.7 0.61 -3.18 42.44 +14.33  
GLS 91.6 81.6 86.6 +2.1 0.23 -3.57 25.16 -1.63  
CLL 94.7 75.5 85.1 +0.4 0.31 -1.83 33.29 +10.45  
HOU 94.9 77.1 86.0 +2.2 2.57 -2.09 42.30 +12.26  
CXO 95.0 72.9 84.0 +1.4 1.44 -1.99 32.73 +5.90  
UTS 95.0 76.0 85.5 +1.4 0.06 -3.32 44.41 +18.42  
DWH 95.2 75.6 85.4 +3.3 0.21 -3.63 36.04 +8.65  
SGR 95.5 74.2 84.9 +1.3 0.43 -3.93 43.04 +15.64  
LBX 93.5 75.4 84.4 +2.1 0.61 -3.95 33.19 +5.54  
PSX 91.7 80.9 86.3 +2.3 0.43 -4.33 21.12 -3.66  
LVJ 95.0 77.2 86.1 +3.1 0.69 -4.02 37.86 +9.11  
HGX 92.5 78.0 85.2 +3.2 0.57 -4.01 44.21 +14.62  
 
THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE RAINFALL DATA FROM THE VOLUNTEER  
NETWORK OF CO-OP OBSERVERS. NOTE THAT THESE NUMBERS MAY BE  
UPDATED LATER THIS MONTH.  
 
RAINFALL AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL FOR JULY 2015  
 
LOCATION RAINFALL DEPARTURE  
 
ANAHUAC * 1.14 -4.31  
BAYTOWN 2.56 -2.38  
BRENHAM 2.98 +0.42  
CLEVELAND 0.78 -2.64  
CROCKETT 0.19 -2.83  
DANEVANG * 0.56 -4.09  
FREEPORT 1.27 -3.41  
LIBERTY 3.54 -1.66  
MATAGORDA 0.11 -4.17  
SOMERVILLE 1.14 -0.75  
WASHINGTON STATE PARK 1.04 -1.33  
BELLVILLE 0.71 -2.04  
HOUSTON WESTBURY 3.52 -0.52  
KATY * 1.75 -1.56  
MONTGOMERY * 0.34 -2.38  
 
NOTES...  
* SOME MISSING DATA OF 2 DAYS OR LESS THE CO-OP DATA MAY BE  
UPDATED LATER THIS MONTH.  
 

 
 
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