5TH COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT DFW MAKES ABOVE NORMAL WINTER BELOW NORMAL

Monday, March 1st, 2021 6:55am CST

The severe cold spell that we had a couple of weeks ago had temperature anomalies so great that it made February the fifth coldest on record at DFW. In addition, prior to that, the 2020-2021 winter season was averaging 1.7°F above normal, and the cold spell turned an above normal winter below normal. Now the […]

COLDEST IN 72 YEARS TODAY AT DFW

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 5:20pm CST

The official low this morning was -2°F. That is 2 degrees below zero. This shatters the daily record low for Feb 16th of 12°F set in 1903. This is 42 degrees below the normal low of 40°F for this date. The last time DFW dropped below zero was on December 23, 1989, and the temperature […]

RECORD BREAKING COLD FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2021 AT DFW

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 6:52am CST

A new record low temperature and a new record low max temperature was observed at DFW Airport on February 15, 2021. A low of 4°F breaks the old record of 15°F set in 1909. A high of 14°F breaks the old low max high temperature for that date of 31°F set in 1909. It is […]

VALENTINE’S DAY 2021 WEATHER RECORDS SET

Monday, February 15th, 2021 7:56am CST

A new daily low temperature of 9°F was set yesterday replacing the old record of 15°F set in 1936. A new daily maximum low high temperature of 22°F was set yesterday replacing the old record of 27°F set in 1951. A new daily maximum snow record of 4.00 inches was set replacing the old record […]

WINTER STORM WARNING – HISTORIC WINTER STORM – DANGEROUSLY SEVERE COLD

Saturday, February 13th, 2021 7:45am CST

Key Messages: Winter Storm Warning in effect until Monday for the entire forecast area Snow accumulations 3 to 7 inches with possible higher snow drifts Temps plunging to near all-time record cold temps on Tuesday with lows near 0°F Windchill values 10 to 20 below zero Hypothermia and frostbite can set in quickly in this […]

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY – COLDEST AIR IN DECADES FOR DFW

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 7:56am CST

UPDATE: The Winter Weather Advisory has been expanded to include all of the forecast area. The expectation is the precipitation will be a bit heavier tonight in the form of actual freezing rain and sleet. Ice accretion in the advisory area is expected to be up to 1/4 of an inch with isolated amounts slightly […]

MAJOR COLD AIR OUTBREAK (POSSIBLE SEVERE COLD) THIS WEEKEND AT DFW

Monday, February 8th, 2021 10:31am CST

A massive Arctic airmass has been building in Canada and has been the focus for the last several days in the weather community. The question was when and if it would move south. The models have come into nearly unanimous agreement this air will move south this week. The worst and core of the cold […]

SEPTEMBER 2020 THE 13TH COOLEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD FOR DFW

Thursday, October 1st, 2020 9:25am CDT

September 2020 turned out to be the 13th coolest September on record for DFW with an average monthly temperature of 75°F. We were 3.3°F below normal for the month. The coolest temperature of 50°F was recorded on September 29th, only 10°F above the all-time coldest monthly low of 40°F. Pretty impressive considering that only last […]

DFW HAS ITS FIRST 100 DEGREE DAY YESTERDAY

Monday, July 13th, 2020 9:11am CDT

DFW Airport recorded its first official 100 degree day yesterday, July 12, 2020. This is the first time the entire 2020 season DFW reached 100 degrees, and probably not the last. It is very much on par with average, nothing exceptional. Welcome to summer in North Texas!

RECORD HEAT AT DFW YESTERDAY AND TODAY

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 5:06pm CDT

DFW Airport shattered the high temperature record for April 8, 2020. The high temperature of 97°F breaks the old record high of 93°F set in 1991. In addition, the low temperature this morning, April 9, 2020, was 71°F breaking the old low maximum temperature of 70°F set in 2001.