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HOUSTON HOBBY'S ANNUAL TOP 10 LIST

 

The following is a list of Houston Hobby's Top 10 wettest, driest, warmest, and coolest years.

 

Houston Hobby's Annual Lists (1889 - 9/17/2017)
Top 10
Wettest
83.02 1979
82.14 1981
81.68 2001
80.59 1973
77.13 2015
76.79 1997
73.33 1991
72.86 1946
71.19 1949
69.66 1976
Top 10
Driest
25.41 2011
26.65 1988
28.32 1956
28.76 1954
31.11 1931
31.62 1932
32.29 1963
33.28 1951
33.88 1950
34.67 1999
Top 10
Warmest
72.9 2016
72.6 2012
72.4 2011
72.3 1998
71.4 2006
71.4 2005
71.3 2015
71.3 2008
71.1 2009
71.1 2000
Top 10
Coolest
66.8 1940
67.1 1970
67.2 1979
67.5 1983
67.5 1936
67.6 1976
67.8 1978
67.8 1937
68.0 1942
68.1 1947

 

Other Months
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Hobby Airport is Houston's oldest commercial airport and is located on the southeast side of the city. Hobby Airport was developed in 1927 and was known as WT Carter Field. The city of Houston acquired the site in 1937 and renamed the airport Houston Municipal Airport. In 1967, the airport was renamed William P. Hobby Airport to honor the former Texas governor. Weather observations were established in August 1930. Weather observations continue to be taken today and a continuous set of weather records are available from 1931 to present.

Questions/Comments concerning this data should be sent to Paul Lewis.