This Week’s Weather Quiz

How well do you remember our weather for October, November, and December 2006? Take the following true or false weather quiz and see how you do.

1. True or false: During the morning of Oct. 20, 2006, I recorded 4.90 inches of rain in Ennis.

2. True or false: The fifth Ennis Autumn Days Fall Festival was held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. October 21. However, the weather conditions felt more like winter that day than fall. The low temperature was a chilly 35 degrees with a high temperature of only 45 degrees. Skies were cloudy with a blustery north wind 15 to 30 mph.

3. True or false: The weather conditions Halloween evening at 6 p.m. were: the temperature was 53 degrees with clear skies and a north wind to 5 to 15 mph.

4. True or false: The overall average temperature for all of October 2006 was 4.3 degrees below normal.

5. True or false: The total rainfall for all of October 2006 was only 2.92 inches of rain.

6. True or false: Election Day Nov. 7, 2006, the weather conditions in Ennis were: the low temperature was 50 degrees with a high a mild 75 degrees with fair skies.

7. True or false: Nov. 23 - Thanksgiving Day in Ennis was cloudy, cool and rainy. The low temperature was 44 degrees with a high of 58 degrees and 0.82 of an inch of rain.

8. True or false: On Nov. 29, I recorded one half of an inch of rain. It was the first measurable rain that I had recorded in 22 consecutive days.

9. True or false: The high temperature Nov. 29, 2006, was a mild 78 degrees but the next day, Nov. 30, 2006, sleet and some snow was falling in Ennis.

10. True or false: On Nov. 30, 2006 two an one half inches of sleet and snow was on the ground in Ennis at 4 p.m.

11. True or false: I recorded the first freeze of the fall of 2006 on Nov. 13.

12. True or false: The overall average temperature that I recorded for November 2006 was 1.8 degrees above normal.

13. True or false: The total rainfall that I recorded for all of November 2006 was only 1.86 inches of rain.

14. True or false: I recorded only one day in November 2006 that reached freezing or below.

15. True or false: Christmas Eve Day, Dec. 24, 2006 was clear and mild. The low temperature was 54 degrees and the high a pleasant 74 degrees.

16. True or false: Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2006 was clear, blustery and cool. The low was 34 degrees with a high temperature of 50 degrees.

17. True or false: The overall average temperature that I recorded for December 2006 was 3.5 degrees above normal.

18. True or false: I recorded only two days in December 2006 that reached freezing or below.

19. True or false: The total rainfall that I recorded for all of December 2006 was only 0.28 of an inch recorded all month.

20. True or false: The total rainfall that I recorded for all of 2006 was only 25.16 inches of rain.

Ennis Temperature and Rainfall for the Week of Jan. 15-21, 2007:

The normal low temperature for this time of year is 34 degrees. The normal high temperature for this time of year is 54 degrees.

Monday, January 15 - low temperature 27 degrees; high temperature 32 degrees. Rainfall - 0.42 of an inch.

Tuesday, January 16 - low temperature 26 degrees; high temperature 31 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Wednesday, January 17 - low temperature 27 degrees; high temperature 31 degrees. Rainfall - 0.20 of an inch.

Thursday, January 18 - low temperature 30 degrees; high temperature 40 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Friday, January 19 - low temperature 36 degrees; high temperature 41 degrees. Rainfall - 0.10 of an inch.

Saturday, January 20 - low temperature 36 degrees; high temperature 40 degrees. Rainfall - 0.57 of an inch.

Sunday, January 21 - low temperature 37 degrees; high temperature 61 degrees. Rainfall - 0.00 of an inch.

Temperature Range and Rainfall for the Week of Jan. 15-21, 2007:

The coldest temperature 26 degrees on January 16. The warmest temperature 61 degrees on January 21. Total rainfall January 15-21 - 1.29 inches.

Rainfall for Month and Year:

Rainfall January 1-21 - 4.61 inches. Normal rainfall for all of January - 3.08 inches.

Weather Flashbacks for January 15-21:

Jan. 16, 1992 - low temperature 16 degrees; high temperature 43 degrees. Fair and cold.

Jan. 16, 2006 - low temperature 53 degrees; high tempera-