November wraps up completely dry in Austin

November 30th, 2012 at 4:57 pm by under Weather

Our latest U.S. drought monitor shows moderate drought spreading across all of Central Texas. 80-percent of the state is under moderate drought.

This isn’t unexpected considering how dry our Fall has been. Check out the wrap up below from the NWS. Camp Mabry in Austin has received no rain this November. The last time we had a completely dry November was in 1896.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
325 PM CST FRI NOV 30 2012

...DRY NOVEMBER PERIODS ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

AFTER A DRIER THAN USUAL OCTOBER ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS THIS
YEAR...NOVEMBER 2012 HAS CONTINUED THE TREND FOR DRIER THAN USUAL
CONDITIONS FROM NOVEMBER 1ST THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...NOVEMBER 30TH.
NOVEMBER 2012 IS ONE OF THE DRIER NOVEMBERS OF RECORD FOR AUSTIN...
DEL RIO...AND SAN ANTONIO.

THE LIST BELOW COMPARES THE RAINFALL SO FAR THIS NOVEMBER...FROM
NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3 PM NOVEMBER 30TH...WITH THE DRIEST NOVEMBERS OF
RECORD. THE 12 DRIEST NOVEMBERS OF RECORD ARE LISTED...BASED ON
THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF RAIN THAT WAS OBSERVED.

AUSTIN MABRY HAS HAD NO RAIN IN NOVEMBER FROM NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3PM
NOVEMBER 30TH...2012. THE LAST TIME THAT THE AUSTIN CITY CLIMATE
SITE...LOCATED AT AUSTIN MABRY TODAY...HAD NO RAIN IN THE MONTH OF
NOVEMBER WAS IN NOVEMBER 1897...NOVEMBER OF 1894...AND NOVEMBER OF 1861.
AUSTIN BERGSTROM HAS HAD A TRACE OF RAIN IN NOVEMBER 2012 FROM
NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3 PM NOVEMBER 30TH. IN NOVEMBER 1970 AUSTIN BERGSTROM...
AUSTIN MABRY...AND DEL RIO HAD A TRACE OF RAIN...WHILE AT SAN ANTONIO
0.01 INCHES OF RAIN WAS OBSERVED IN NOVEMBER 1970.

FROM NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3 PM NOVEMBER 30TH...2012 AUSTIN MABRY HAS HAD
NO RAIN OR 0.00 INCHES FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. NO RAIN IS EXPECTED
FOR THE REST OF NOVEMBER 2012 THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

THE DRIEST NOVEMBERS AT AUSTIN MABRY FROM 1856 TO 2011 ARE
LISTED BELOW.

 1. 0.00  NOVEMBER 1861...1894...AND 1897
 2. TRACE  NOVEMBER 1896...1903 AND 1970
 3. 0.01  NOVEMBER 1949
 4. 0.02  NOVEMBER 1927
 5. 0.03  NOVEMBER 1950
 6. 0.05  NOVEMBER 1924
 7. 0.10  NOVEMBER 1863
 8. 0.11  NOVEMBER 1966
 9. 0.15  NOVEMBER 1999
10. 0.25  NOVEMBER 1879
11. 0.33  NOVEMBER 2005
12. 0.34  NOVEMBER 1988

FROM NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3 PM NOVEMBER 30TH...2012 AUSTIN BERGSTROM
HAS HAD A TRACE OF RAIN.  NO RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF
NOVEMBER 2012 THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

THE DRIEST NOVEMBERS AT AUSTIN BERGSTROM FROM 1943 TO 2011
ARE LISTED BELOW.

 1. TRACE  NOVEMBER 1970
 2. 0.02  NOVEMBER 1949
 3. 0.08  NOVEMBER 1950 AND 1999
 4. 0.11  NOVEMBER 1966 AND 2008
 5. 0.20  NOVEMBER 1954
 6. 0.42  NOVEMBER 1988
 7. 0.48  NOVEMBER 1975
 8. 0.57  NOVEMBER 1953
 9. 0.58  NOVEMBER 1951
10. 0.68  NOVEMBER 1942 AND 2003
11. 0.77  NOVEMBER 1981
12. 0.79  NOVEMBER 1973

FROM NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3 PM NOVEMBER 30TH...2012 SAN ANTONIO HAS
HAD 0.27 INCHES OF RAIN.  NO RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF
NOVEMBER 2012 THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

THE DRIEST NOVEMBERS AT SAN ANTONIO FROM 1871 TO 2011 ARE
LISTED BELOW.

 1. 0.00  NOVEMBER 1879
 2. TRACE NOVEMBER 1894...1903 AND 1966
 3. 0.01  NOVEMBER 1970 AND 2008
 4. 0.02  NOVEMBER 1988
 5. 0.03  NOVEMBER 1927 AND 1975
 6. 0.05  NOVEMBER 1999
 7. 0.10  NOVEMBER 1932
 8. 0.13  NOVEMBER 1949 AND 1950
 9. 0.20  NOVEMBER 2005
10. 0.24  NOVEMBER 1904 AND 1924
11. 0.26  NOVEMBER 2010
12. 0.29  NOVEMBER 1915 AND 1973

FROM NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3 PM NOVEMBER 30TH...2012 DEL RIO HAS HAD
0.05 INCHES OF RAIN.  NO RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF
NOVEMBER 2012 THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

THE DRIEST NOVEMBERS AT DEL RIO FROM 1906 TO 2011 ARE
LISTED BELOW.

 1. 0.00   NOVEMBER 1917
 2. TRACE  NOVEMBER 1927...1938...1949...1953...1964...1966...1970...
           1973...1988...1999...2005 AND 2008
 3. 0.01 - NOVEMBER 1915...1924...2006 AND 2010
 4. 0.02 - NOVEMBER 1956
 5. 0.04 - NOVEMBER 1950
 6. 0.05 - NOVEMBER 1951
 7. 0.06 - NOVEMBER 1945
 8. 0.08 - NOVEMBER 1929
 9. 0.10 - NOVEMBER 1946...1975 AND 1981
10. 0.11 - NOVEMBER 1934
11. 0.12 - NOVEMBER 1910
12. 0.13 - NOVEMBER 1993

RAINFALL AMOUNTS ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS SO FAR THIS
NOVEMBER...FROM NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3 PM NOVEMBER 30TH...ARE
LISTED COMPARED TO THE LATEST 30 YEAR 1981 TO 2010 NORMAL
FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. NO RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR THE REST
OF NOVEMBER 2012 THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

LOCATION           NOV. 1ST TO 3 PM      NOVEMBER 30 YEAR
                  NOV. 30TH 2012 RAIN   1981 TO 2010 NORMAL

AUSTIN MABRY            0.00                 2.96
AUSTIN BERGSTROM        TRACE                2.95
BURNET                  TRACE                2.76
DEL RIO                 0.05                 0.93
HONDO                   0.46                 1.58
NEW BRAUNFELS           0.03                 2.87
SAN ANTONIO             0.27                 2.28
SAN ANTONIO STINSON     0.52                 2.28

OCTOBER TO 3 PM NOVEMBER 30TH...2012 RAINFALL IS LISTED
BELOW COMPARED TO THE OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER 1981 TO 2010
30 YEAR NORMAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS.  NO RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR
THE REST OF NOVEMBER 2012 THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

LOCATION          OCT. TO 3 PM NOV. 30   NOVEMBER TO OCTOBER 30 YEAR
                     2012 RAINFALL       1981 TO 2010 NORMAL RAINFALL

AUSTIN MABRY             0.96                 6.84
AUSTIN BERGSTROM         0.84                 6.90
BURNET                   1.74                 6.16
DEL RIO                  0.11                 3.16
HONDO                    0.97                 4.89
NEW BRAUNFELS            0.46                 7.12
SAN ANTONIO              2.67                 6.39
SAN ANTONIO STINSON      2.79                 6.03

THE PERIOD FROM OCTOBER 2012 TO NOVEMBER 2012 HAS BEEN ONE OF
THE DRIER OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER MULTI-MONTH PERIODS OF RECORD SO
FAR AT AUSTIN...DEL RIO...AND SAN ANTONIO.  THE LIST BELOW SHOWS
THE DRIEST OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER PERIODS OF RECORD THROUGH YEAR
2011...AS OF 3 PM NOVEMBER 30...2012.

AUSTIN MABRY DRIEST OCTOBER TO NOVEMBERS 1856 TO 2011

  1. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1924   0.34
  2. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1950   0.62
  3. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1966   0.71
  4. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 2010   0.76
  5. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1938   0.83
  6. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1886   0.89
  7. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1915   0.95
  8. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1988   1.00
  9. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1979   1.04
 10. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1863   1.14

DEL RIO DRIEST OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER 1906 TO 2011

  1. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1917   0.00
  2. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1915   0.02
     OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 2010   0.02
  3. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1950   0.04
  4. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1970   0.06
  5. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 2008   0.16
  6. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1938   0.23
  7. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1988   0.27
  8. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1999   0.39
  9. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1909   0.46
 10. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1921   0.49

SAN ANTONIO DRIEST OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER 1871 TO 2011

  1. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1950   0.21
  2. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 2008   0.27
  3. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 2010   0.43
  4. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1988   0.64
  5. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1932   0.70
  6. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1901   0.76
     OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1924   0.76
     OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1938   0.76
  7. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1894   0.89
  8. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1933   0.92
  9. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1886   0.95
 10. OCTOBER TO NOVEMBER OF 1995   1.05

One Response to “November wraps up completely dry in Austin”

  1. jeffrey says:

    A chart showing the total accumulation of rainfall per month for the year was used in the weather report on Saturday evening at 10:00. Could you please send me a jpg of the image used in the weather report or direct me to a web page where it may be posted. Thanks.
    Jeffrey