National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

A crisp cold morning will give way to sunny and pleasant conditions this afternoon. High temperatures will range from the lower 60s across the eastern counties to the lower 70s across the west. Calm winds will become light southerly by this afternoon.
Dry and mostly clear conditions are expected Thursday evening into Friday. It will be chilly with evening temperatures in the 50s, falling into the lower-middle 40s by sunrise Friday morning.By Friday afternoon, breezy and warmer conditions with highs in the 70s, except in the lower 80s far west.
Dry conditions will continue throughout the remainder of the holiday weekend. A weak cold front will move through Saturday and bring brief breezy conditions, but temperatures will remain near or above normal. Otherwise, the dry airmass will result in cool nights in the 40s area-wide, with lower 50s in immediate urban areas. Highs will be mainly in the 70s, except upper 60s near the Red River on Sunday. No travel impacts expected!
With below-normal rainfall over the past several weeks, drought conditions have expanded across North and Central Texas. There is little/no measurable rain expected into at least early next week.
We will have pleasant fall weather today across the region, but Thanksgiving weather hasn't always been so nice. Here are some interesting Thanksgiving weather historical weather information: The hottest: 88 degrees on November 25, 1965. The coldest: 21 degrees on November 30, 1911. The wettest: 3.09 inches of rain on November 26, 1944. Wintry Precipitation: Occurred only in two years: November 25, 1993 (Freezing rain and sleet) and November 22, 2007 (A wintry mix of sleet and snow) Roughly 20 percent (18 percent) of our Thanksgivings have had measurable precipitation.
We will have pleasant fall weather today across the region, but Thanksgiving weather hasn't always been so nice. Here are some interesting Thanksgiving weather historical weather information for Waco: The hottest: 84 degrees on November 24, 1910 and November 23, 1967. The coldest: 19 degrees on November 30, 1911. The wettest: 1.24 inches of rain on November 27, 1958. Nearly 1/4 of our Thanksgivings have had measurable precipitation: 27 out of 115.

 
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October

Values in red represent the extremes for the month.

Date Sunrise
(CDT)
a.m.
Sunset
(CDT)
p.m.
Temperature (°F) Precipitation (in.)
Normal Maximum Minimum Month to
Date
Year to
Date
Record
Snowfall
Record
Precipitation
Max Min Avg Highest Lowest Highest Lowest
1 7:23 7:12 83 62 72 102 / 1979 66 / 1985 77 / 1986 42 / 1984 0.09 26.75   4.85 / 1959
2 7:23 7:11 83 61 72 99 / 1951 65 / 1902 77 / 1986 47 / 19851 0.19 26.85   3.54 / 1998
3 7:24 7:10 82 61 72 106 / 1951 59 / 1958 77 / 1986 44 / 1961 0.28 26.94   2.05 / 1971
4 7:25 7:08 82 61 71 96 / 19832 63 / 1902 76 / 1998 45 / 1987 0.38 27.04   2.58 / 1959
5 7:25 7:07 82 60 71 97 / 1937 63 / 19653 75 / 1941 44 / 1902 0.49 27.15   2.10 / 1903
6 7:26 7:06 81 60 71 96 / 19564 57 / 2012 77 / 2007 43 / 1915 0.60 27.26   3.44 / 1930
7 7:27 7:04 81 60 70 98 / 20145 53 / 2012 76 / 2007 42 / 1952 0.72 27.38   2.71 / 1981
8 7:27 7:03 81 59 70 96 / 1979 53 / 2000 75 / 2007 39 / 20126 0.84 27.50   2.18 / 1990
9 7:28 7:02 81 59 70 96 / 2017 58 / 20007 76 / 2014 36 / 1917 0.97 27.63   1.92 / 1968
10 7:29 7:01 80 59 69 95 / 1975 55 / 20098 74 / 1904 39 / 1908 1.09 27.75   1.64 / 1919
11 7:30 6:59 80 58 69 99 / 1979 59 / 2009 77 / 1969 42 / 19909 1.22 27.88   2.09 / 1973
12 7:30 6:58 80 58 69 97 / 1979 54 / 1986 74 / 196210 35 / 1977 1.36 28.02   3.53 / 1969
13 7:31 6:57 79 58 69 97 / 1910 59 / 1969 73 / 1954 38 / 1977 1.50 28.16   1.47 / 196011
14 7:32 6:56 79 57 68 99 / 1910 54 / 1923 72 / 201712 40 / 1977 1.64 28.30   2.86 / 1923
15 7:33 6:55 79 57 68 95 / 2015 60 / 1923 74 / 198113 42 / 1914 1.79 28.45   1.93 / 2007
16 7:33 6:53 78 57 68 93 / 1972 60 / 1970 74 / 2016 39 / 1966 1.94 28.60   2.92 / 1942
17 7:34 6:52 78 57 67 95 / 1972 57 / 197014 73 / 2016 41 / 1976 2.10 28.76   1.79 / 1915
18 7:35 6:51 78 56 67 93 / 200515 57 / 1913 74 / 2016 38 / 1948 2.26 28.92   3.54 / 2002
19 7:36 6:50 77 56 67 94 / 1921 55 / 197216 73 / 2016 38 / 1989 2.42 29.08   2.64 / 1971
20 7:36 6:49 77 56 66 95 / 1934 50 / 1910 74 / 1979 33 / 1989 2.58 29.24   2.13 / 1984
21 7:37 6:48 77 55 66 94 / 197917 52 / 1982 75 / 2012 36 / 191718 2.75 29.41   2.42 / 2009
22 7:38 6:47 77 55 66 94 / 1939 48 / 1936 73 / 2012 31 / 1898 2.90 29.56   2.58 / 2015
23 7:39 6:46 76 55 65 91 / 193919 46 / 1926 71 / 201220 36 / 199021 3.06 29.72   3.55 / 2015
24 7:40 6:45 76 54 65 90 / 2003 53 / 1936 72 / 1991 34 / 1917 3.20 29.86   2.76 / 1949
25 7:40 6:43 76 54 65 89 / 199222 52 / 1957 72 / 193923 35 / 198024 3.35 30.01   3.29 / 1904
26 7:41 6:42 75 54 64 92 / 1950 49 / 1957 76 / 1939 33 / 1898 3.50 30.16   2.78 / 1991
27 7:42 6:41 75 53 64 90 / 1938 46 / 1936 72 / 2004 29 / 1957 3.65 30.31   3.81 / 1996
28 7:43 6:40 74 53 64 90 / 1938 49 / 1980 73 / 2004 30 / 1925 3.79 30.45 T / 1925 3.48 / 1991
29 7:44 6:39 74 53 63 92 / 1937 34 / 1925 73 / 2004 31 / 1910 3.94 30.60 T / 1993 1.80 / 2000
30 7:45 6:39 74 53 63 90 / 1951 44 / 1993 72 / 1946 24 / 1917 4.08 30.74   2.43 / 1973
31 7:45 6:38 73 52 63 89 / 197725 43 / 1991 72 / 2003 29 / 1993 4.22 30.88   3.63 / 1981
  78.3 56.8 67.5 <-- Normal --> 4.22  
Also in: 11975; 21925, 1898; 31930; 41939; 51979; 61921; 71990; 81925; 91932, 1905; 101899; 111957; 121968, 1962, 1941; 131962; 141913; 152004, 1921; 161925; 171939; 181898; 191925; 202001, 1934, 1925; 211917; 221950, 1927; 231919; 241955; 251938, 1934

 

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The period of record is October 1898 to present.
(The official climate record for Dallas/Fort Worth began September 1, 1898.)
Normals are based on data from the years 1981-2010.
Sunrise/sunset times are for 2017.