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Strong to Severe Thunderstorms May Bring Excessive Rainfall to the Southern U.S. Saturday

Marginally severe thunderstorms capable of strong wind gusts and hail will be possible Saturday across much of central Texas, and during the afternoon across parts of the Southeast U.S. Heavy rain from thunderstorms may bring isolated flash and urban flooding, along with new and renewed rises on rivers and streams throughout East Texas and the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

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Dallas/Fort Worth - Halloween Climatology

October 31

Temperature
  • Normal maximum: 72°F
  • Normal minimum: 51°F
  • Number of freezes: 3
  • Number of days with maximum:
         100°F or more: 0
         32°F or less: 0
Highest Maximum
Rank Temperature Year
1
(tie)
89 1977
89 1938
89 1934
4
(tie)
87 2016
87 2003
87 1963
87 1950

 

Lowest Minimum
Rank Temperature Year
1 29 1993
2 30 2019
3 32 1925
4
(tie)
34 2023
34 1991
34 1906

 

Lowest Maximum
Rank Temperature Year
1 43 1991
2
(tie)
48 1941
48 1923
4 50 1967
5
(tie)
51 2019
51 1993
51 1925
Highest Minimum
Rank Temperature Year
1 72 2003
2 71 1946
3 70 1909
4 69 1982
5
(tie)
68 2000
68 1968
68 1948
68 1934
 
Precipitation
  • Number of occurrences with any precipitation: 44
  • Number of occurrences with measurable precipitation: 36
  • Average amount when precipitation occurred: 0.44"
  • Chance of measurable precipitation: 29%
  • Number of occurrences of:
         thunder: 18
         snow: 0 
         sleet (ice pellets): 0 
         freezing rain/freezing drizzle (glaze): 0 
         fog: 22
Wettest
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.63 1981
2 1.86 1974
3 1.40 1928
4 1.32 1940
5 1.30 1919
 
Significant Events
  • 1993 - It was a cold day for trick-or-treaters with a record low of 29°F. (Snow fell two days earlier.)
  • 1991 - A cold, rainy day saw a range of temperature from 34°F to 43°F.
  • 1981 - Thunderstorms dropped 3.63" of rain.