The normal low temperature for this time of year is 76 degrees. The normal high is 96 degrees.

 

Date                                      Low   High  Precip.       Max. wind gust

Monday, July 23                    76     98     0.00           SW at 23 mph.

Tuesday, July 24                           76     98     0.00           SW at 29 mph.

Wednesday, July 25             78     100   0.00           SW at 24 mph.

Thursday, July 26                78     101   0.00           SW at 29 mph.

Friday, July 27                      78     98     0.00           SW at 23 mph.

Saturday, July 28                  79     104   0.00           SW at 21 mph.

Sunday, July 29                    77     106   0.00           W at 21 mph.

 

Temperature range July 23-29, 2012 – 76 to 106 degrees. Total rainfall – 0.00 inches.

 

Precipitation for Month:

July rainfall as of July 29 – 1.13 inches. Normal rainfall for all of July – 1.85 inches.

 

Precipitation for Year:

Rainfall January through July 29 – 21.27 inches. Normal rainfall January through July – 23.42 inches.

This Week’s Weather Quiz:

It’s time for the last three month true or false weather quiz for April, May and June 2012. See how many you can answer correctly.

True or false: At 4:20 p.m. April 3, 2012 I recorded a trace of pea-size hail in Ennis and 0.62 of an inch of rain. True or false: Easter Sunday this year was on April 8. The weather conditions I recorded in Ennis were: low temperature 64 degrees, high temperature 80 degrees. Thunderstorms began at 3:05 p.m. and produced 0.95 of an inch of rain. True or false: The total rainfall I recorded for April 2012 was 6.24 inches. True or false: January through April 2012 is the warmest January through April I’ve ever recorded during the 39 years I have recorded our weather. True or false: At 9:52 p.m. May 4, 2012 I recorded a wind gust of 51 mph from a thunderstorm from the southwest, but only 0.11 of an inch of rain. True or false: Mother’s Day 2012 was on May 13. The weather conditions I recorded in Ennis were: cloudy with occasional showers that produced 0.88 of an inch of rain. True or false: May 21, 2012 a thunderstorm at 3:10 p.m. produced golfball size hail in Ennis, a wind gust of 57 mph and 2.12 inches of rain. True or false: The warmest temperature I recorded in May 2012 was 100 degrees on May 29. True or false: The total rainfall I recorded for May 2012 was 5.41 inches. True or false: The Polka Festival Parade was May 26 at 10 a.m. The weather conditions were: temperature 80 degrees, wind south 10 to 15 mph, humidity 76percent, barometer 30.03 inches and slowly rising with partly cloudy skies. True or false: Father’s Day 2012 was June 17. The weather conditions in Ennis were: low temperature 65 degrees; high only 75 degrees. Cloudy, windy and very mild for this time of year. True or false: I recorded the first 100 degree or above day this year on June 24. True or false: The warmest temperature I recorded in June 2012 was 108 degrees. True or false: The total rainfall I recorded for June 2012 was 3.65 inches. True or false: I recorded five days in June 2012 that reached 100 degrees or above.

 

 

Weather Flashbacks for July 23-29:

July 23, 2011 – low temperature 79 degrees; high temperature 102 degrees. Clear and very hot.

July 24, 2011 – low temperature 79 degrees; high temperature 104 degrees. Clar and very hot.

July 25, 2011 – low temperature a warm 82 degrees; high temperature 105 degrees. Partly cloudy and blazing hot.

July 26, 2011 – low temperature a warm 84 degrees; high temperature 104 degrees. Partly cloudy and very hot.

July 27, 2011 – low temperature a warm 81 degrees; high temperature 105 degrees. Partly cloudy and very hot.

July 28, 2011 – low temperature 79 degrees; high temperature 101 degrees. Clear and hot.

July 29, 2011 – low temperature a warm 80 degrees; high temperature 101 degrees. Partly cloudy and hot.

 

This Week’s Small Texas Town Salute:

Tiki Island – population 968, located in Galveston County on the upper Texas Coast.

Wink – population 940, located in Winkler County in west Texas.

Aspermont – population 919, located in Stonewall County in west Texas.

Bremond – population 929, located in Robertson County in east central Texas.

Cross Plains – population 982, located in Callahan County in northwest Texas.

Liberty Hill – population 967, located in Williamson County in central Texas.

Skidmore – population 925, located in Bee County on the south coastal plain.

 

Answers to this Week’s Weather Quiz:

True: At 4:20 p.m. April 3, 2012 I recorded a trace of pea-size hail in Ennis and 0.62 of an inch of rain. True: The weather conditions I recorded Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012 were: low temperature 64 degrees; high temperature 80 degrees. Thunderstorms began at 3:05 p.m. and produced 0.95 of an inch of rain,. False: The total rainfall I recorded for April 2012 was only 2.11 inches of rain, not 6.24 inches. True: January through April 2012 is the warmest January through April I have recorded during the 39 years I have recorded our weather. The average was 63.0 degrees or 6.0 degrees above normal. Previously, it was 59.6 degrees January through April 2006. True: At 9:52 p.m. May 4, 2012 I recorded a wind gust of 51 mph during a thunderstorm, but only 0.11 of an inch of rain. False: The weather conditions I recorded Mother’s Day May 13, 2012 were: low temperature 60 degrees; high temperature 82 degrees with clear skies, not occasional showers and 0.88 of an inch of rain. False: May 21, 2012 the low was 63 degrees with a high of 90 degrees with partly cloudy skies, not a thunderstorm at 3:10 p.m. with golf-ball size hail and a wind gust of 57 mph. False: The warmest temperature I recorded in May 2012 was 96 degrees on May 29, not 100 degrees. False: The total rainfall I recorded for May 2012 was only 2.27 inches not 5.41 inches. True: The weather conditions for the Polka Festival Parade at 10 a.m. May 26 were: temperature 80 degrees; humidity 96 percent, wind south 10 to 15 mph and partly cloudy skies. False: The weather conditions I recorded for Father’s Day June 17, 2012 were: low temperature 72 degrees; high 91 degrees with partly cloudy skies, not a low of 65 degrees; high 75 degrees. Cloudy, windy and mild. True: I recorded the first 100 degree day of 2012 on June 24 when it reached 101 degrees. True: The warmest temperature I recorded in June 2012 was a scorching 108 degrees on June 26. False: The total rainfall I recorded for June 2012 was only 1.95 inches, not 3.65 inches. True: I recorded five days in June 2012 that reached 100 degrees or above.