Hidalgo Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:07 am CDT on September 1, 2014

...Public information statement...

...Climate Roundup for deep south Texas for August 2014...

Record dates for each location are as follows:

Brownsville records began 1878... Harlingen records began 1911... McAllen records began 1941... climate averages based on 1981 to 2010 time period...

.Brownsville...

The average temperature in Brownsville for August was 86.6 degrees...1.3 degrees above normal. This is tied for the 5th warmest August on record.

Brownsville Airport received 1.91 inches of rain in August...0.53 inches below normal. This is the 69th wettest August on record.

.Harlingen...

The average temperature in Harlingen for August was 87.0 degrees...1.6 degrees above normal.

Harlingen Airport received 0.93 inches of rainfall in August...0.93 inches below normal.

.McAllen...

The average temperature in McAllen for August was 89.2 degrees...1.8 degrees above normal. This is the 5th warmest August on record.

McAllen Airport received 3.08 inches of rainfall in August...0.87 inches above normal. This was tied for the 15th wettest August on record.