- with Ron Vestal

How well do you remember the last three months of our weather for April, May and June, 2007? Take the following true or false quiz and see how well you do.

1. True or false: Easter Sunday was on April 8, 2007. It was a very cool Easter Sunday. The low temperature was 37 degrees and the high, just 52 degrees.

2. True or false: April 7, 2007, one day before Easter Sunday, snow fell in Ennis.

3. True or false: A tornado struck Haltom City on April 13, it was also Friday the 13th.

4. True or false: April 2007 is the wettest April that I have recorded since I began keeping daily weather observations April 6, 1973.

5. True or false: April 2007 is the warmest April that I have recorded. It was 2.8 degrees above normal.

6. True or false: Motherís Day, May 13, 2007, was cool and cloudy. The low temperature was a cool 41 degrees and the high only 63 degrees.

7. True or false: The Polka Festival Parade was held at 10 a.m. May 26, 2007. The weather conditions were: temperature 70 degrees, skies cloudy with light rain falling and a southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

8. True or false: Memorial Day was May 28, 2007. The weather conditions were low temperature 67 degrees with a high of 78 degrees. Cloudy with 0.25 of an inch of rain.

9. True or false: May 2007 was 2.9 degrees below normal.

10. True or false: The total rainfall that I recorded for all of May 2007 was 6.62 inches of rain.

11. True or false: I recorded measurable rain 10 out of the last 11 days of May 2007. I recorded 5.38 inches of rain during those eleven days.

12. True or false: Fatherís Day, June 17, 2007 was a rainy day in Ennis.

13. True or false: I recorded measurable rain eight days in a row, June 21-28, 2007. I recorded 6.50 inches of rain during those eight days.

14. True or false: June 2007 is the second wettest June that I have recorded since I began recording daily weather observations April 6, 1973.

15. True or false: The total rainfall that I recorded for June 2007 is 6.62 inches.

16. True or false: June 2007 was 3.1 degrees above normal.

17. True or false: The normal rainfall January through June is 21.72 inches. January through June 2007. I recorded 26.41 inches.

18. True or false: May and June combined, I recorded a total of 11.25 inches of rain.

19. True or false: June 21, 2007, I recorded 6.13 inches of rain.

20. True or false: June 26, 2007, I recorded 1.60 inches of rain in 30 minutes and 1.75 inches in 40 minutes. The total rainfall I recorded for June 26 was 2.50 inches.

Ennis Temperatures and Rainfall for the Week of July 9-15, 2007:

The normal low temperature for this time of year is 75 degrees. The normal high temperature for this time of year is 95 degrees.

Monday, July 9 - low temperature 74 degrees; high temperature 89 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Tuesday, July 10 - low temperature 78 degrees; high temperature 90 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Wednesday, July 11 - low temperature 75 degrees; high temperature 94 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Thursday, July 12 - low temperature 75 degrees; high temperature 93 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Friday, July 13 - low temperature 75 degrees; high temperature 93 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Saturday, July 14 - low temperature 72 degrees; high temperature 86 degrees. Rainfall - 0.01 of an inch.

Sunday, July 15 - low temperature 73 degrees; high temperature 90 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Temperature Range and Total Rainfall for the Week of July 9-15, 2007:

The coolest temperature 72 degrees on July 14. The warmest temperature 94 degrees on July 11. Total rainfall July 9-15 - 0.31 of an inch.

Rainfall for month and Year:

Rainfall July 1-15 - 2.94 inches. Normal rainfall for all of July - 1.93 inches. Rainfall so far this year, January through July 15 - 39.35 inches. Normal rainfall January through all of July - 23.65 inches.

Weather Flashbacks for July 9-15:

July 9, 1978 - low temperature 79 degrees; high temperature 105 degrees. Clear and scorching hot.

July 9, 1980 - low temperature 80 degrees; high temperature 105 degrees. Clear and scorching hot.

July 10, 1980 - low temperature 80 degrees; high temperature 104 degrees. Clear and very hot.

July 10, 1998 - low temperature 81 degrees; high temperature 104 degrees. Clear and very hot.

July 12, 2006 - low temperature 76 degrees; high temperature 101 degrees. Clear and hot.

July 14, 2000 - low temperature 79 degrees; high temperature 103 degrees. Fair and very hot.

July 15, 2006 - low temperature 78 degrees; high temperature 101 degrees. Clear and hot.

This Weekís Small Texas Town Salute:

Cear Lane - population 55, located in Matagorda County on the coast.

Dorras - population 30, located in Stonewall County in west Texas.

Eolian - population 9, located in Stephens County n west central Texas.

Forest Grove - population 60, located in Milam County in east central Texas.

Greenís Creek - population 75, located in Erath County in west central Texas

Highland - population 60, located in Erath County in west central Texas.

Leona Schroder - population 40, located in Nueces County on the southern Gulf Coast.

Answers to this Weekís Weather Quiz:

1. True: Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007 was very cool. The low was 37 degrees and the high just 52 degrees.

2. True: On April 7, 2007 one day before Easter Sunday, snow fell in Ennis. The low was 36 and the high only 42 degrees. Light to moderate snow began about 12 noon and continued off an on until about 3:30 p.m., but, the snow did not stick on the ground. It was a rare April weather event indeed.

3. True: A tornado struck Haltom City on April 13, 2007. It was also Friday the 13th.

4. False: April 2007 had only 0.86 of an inch of rain all month. It certainly wasnít the wettest April that Iíve ever recorded.

5. False: April 2007 wasnít the warmest April that Iíve ever recorded. In fact, April 2007 was 2.8 degrees below normal.

6. False: Motherís Day, May 13, 2007 wasnít cool at all. The low temperature was 68 degrees and the high was a warm 87 degrees. It was partly cloudy and warm but in the late afternoon and evening, scattered thunderstorms popped up around Ennis, but, no rain was recorded in Ennis, just thunder.

7. True: The weather conditions at the Polka Festival Parade on May 26, 2007 at 10 a.m. were temperature 70 degrees with cloudy skies and light rain was falling.

8. True: The weather conditions Memorial Day, May 28, 2007 were low temperature 67 degrees with a high of 78 degrees. It was cloudy and 0.25 of an inch of rain was recorded.

9. True: May 2007 was 2.9 degrees below normal.

10. False: The total rainfall that I recorded for all of May 2007 was not 6.62 inches. The total was 8.40 inches or 3.75 inches above normal.

11. True: I recorded measurable rain 10 out of the last 11 days of May 2007. I recorded 5.38 inches during those 11 days.

12. True: Fatherís Day, June 17, 2007 was a rainy day in Ennis. The rain began at 8 a.m. with thunderstorms and by 9 a.m. I had recorded 1.10 inches. I recorded 1.75 inches on Fatherís Day 2007.

13. True: I recorded measurable rain eight days in a row, June 21-28, 2007. I recorded 6.50 inches of rain during those eight days.

14. True: June 2007 is the second wettest June that I have recorded. I recorded 11.25 inches in June 2007. The wettest June that I recorded is June 1981 with 11.46 inches.

15. False: The total rainfall that I recorded for all of June 2007 was 11.25 inches, not 6.62 inches.

16. False: June 2007 was 1.0 degrees below normal, not 3.1 degrees above normal

17. False: January through June 2007, I recorded 36.41 inches of rain, not 26.41 inches. It was 14.69 inches above normal for January through June.

18. False: May and June combined, I recorded 19.65 inches of rain, not 11.25 inches.

19. False: June 21, 2007, I recorded 1.80 inches of rain, not 6.13 inches.

20. True: June 26, 2007 I recorded 1.60 inches of rain in a 30 minute period from 2:05 p.m. to 2:35 p.m., 1.75 inches in 40 minutes, and 1.80 inches from 2:05 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. More rain fell in the evening and night, 0.70 of an inch, for a total of 2.50 inches.