National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

   2016 Midland Annual Climate Summary

       Average Temperature - 67.3 F                  Warmest Year Ever;     Average = 63.4 F 
       Precipitation - 15.18 Inches                                35th Wettest Year on Record ;  Wettest  32.13" 1986
       Snowfall - 0.7 Inch                Normal = 4.8 inches 
      #  Days with Snowfall  0.1 " or more - 2 Days     Normal = 2 Days 
      Highest Sea Level Pressure : 30.63 In -  Nov 19th     Highest:  31.04  inches (sea level) on Dec 24th, 1983
      Lowest  Sea Level Pressure : 29.35 In -  Feb 1st     Lowest:  29.09   inches (sea level) on Feb. 9, 1960
       Growing Season : 244 Days     Rank: 15th Longest  ;  Longest 278 days 2004
       #  Days Thunderstorms Occurred - 31 Days     47th Highest (Tied);  Average = 34.9 Days
       #  Days Severe Thunderstorms Occurred - 1 Day     May 1st: Wind Gust to 58 mph
       #  Days Hail Occurred -  0 Days   
       #  Days with Fog - 72 Days     Fog - Prevailing Visibility reduced to 6 miles or less
       #  Days with Dense Fog - 10 Days     Dense Fog -  Visibility 1/4 mile or less ;  Average 15 days
       #  Days with Freezing Fog - 7 Days     Freezing Fog -  Visibility 1/2 mile or less
       #  Days with Freezing Rain/Drizzle - 0 Days  
       #  Days with Duststorm  -  2 Days      Duststorm - Visibility reduced to 1/2 miles or less
       #  Days 90 F - 127 Days                               Rank: 11th Highest  ;  Highest = 151 Days 2011
       Longest Consecutive Days 90 F - 47, 22 Days            Record: 92 Days: May 19th - August 18th 1953
       #  Days 100 F - 35 Days                           Rank: 5th Highest ;  Normal = 14.41 Days
      Longest Consecutive Days 100 F - 8, 8,  6 Days      Record: 14 Days 1998 and 2011
       #  Days 105 F - 9 Days                                       Record : 18 days in 2011
       Longest Consecutive Days 105 F - 5, 4 Days      5 Days Ranked 3rd Highest ; 4 Days Ranked 6th Highest
       #  Days Max  32 F or less - 1 Days      Record : 11 Days in 1985
      Consecutive Max 32 F or less - 1 Day      Record 5 Days: 1973, 2007
       #  Days Min   32 F or less - 40 Days      Rank: 3rd Least   
       Consecutive Mins 32 F or less - 5 Days      Comparison: 25 Days is ranked 2nd in 2007 
       #  Days Min 20 F or Less - 2 Days      Average = 8.7 Days
       #  Days Consecutive Min 20 F or less - 2 Days      December 17th & 18th
       #  Days Max  20 F or less -  0 Days      Record: 2 Days 2011 and previous years
       First Freeze :  November 19th -  30 F      Average First Freeze:  November 10th
       First Moderate Freeze: December 8th - 25 F      Average First Moderate Freeze - November 21st
       First Severe Freeze:     December 17th   - 18 F      Average First Severe Freeze - December 2nd
       Last Freeze :  March 20th  - 29 F      Average Last Freeze -  March 29th
       Last Moderate Freeze:  February 8th  - 28 F      Average Last Moderate Freeze - March 14th
       Last Severe Freeze:     March 6th - 24 F      Average Last Severe Freeze - March 2nd
       # Days Minimum 5 F or less - 0 Days  
       Most Consecutive Dry Days - 25, 24, 19     81 Days: Ranked 1st
       Most Consecutive Days Trace or Dry - 25, 24, 22, 21      103 Days: Ranked 1st 1950 ;  Oct 20 1950 - Jan 30 1951 
       Most Consecutive Days Trace or more Precip - 5, 5, 4     Record: 14 days 1995, 1986
       Most Consecutive Days .01 or more Precip -  5, 4     Record: 11 Days 1986    
   Most Consecutive Days Trace or more Snowfall -  1 Day     Record: 7 Days 1949
   Most Consecutive Days .1 or more Snowfall - 1 Day     Record: 4 Days 2011 & Previous Years
       13 Record or tie Warm Daily Maximum Temperature   
        0 Record or tie Cold Daily Maximum Temperature   
        16 Record or tie Warm Minimum Temperature   
        0 Record or tie Cold Minimum Temperature   
        3 Daily Precipitation Records   
        0 Record Daily Snowfalls      
        July Warmest Month Ever -  88.2 F      
        Warmest Fall Ever -  69.57 F       
        Warmest October Ever - 72.6 F     
        Warmest November Ever - 59.0 F        
        Warmest July 4th High - 108 F       
        Warmest July 4th Low - 81 F      
        4th Warmest March  - 60.7 F       
        7th Warmest Summer - 83.77 F       Warmest Summer - 87.6 F    2011
        7th Wettest November - 2.01 "       Wettest November  - 5.42 "   2004
        10th Warmest February - 52.6 F       Warmest February - 56.2 F    1976
        10th Wettest June - 3.16 "       Wettest June - 5.10 "   1940