2018 SECOND WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD FOR DFW

Friday, January 11th, 2019 9:37am CST

2018 closed out as officially being the second wettest year on record for Dallas/Fort Worth as recorded at DFW Airport. Out of 120 years of weather records, 2015 and 2018 are the wettest on record. In addition, 2018 produced three months that recorded all time rain records, February (11.31 inches), September (12.69 inches), and October […]

RECORD RAINFALL YESTERDAY AT DFW

Thursday, December 27th, 2018 8:47am CST

Our upper low that brought all the precipitation with it yesterday and early this morning is now marching eastward. It brought a record daily rainfall to DFW Airport. Yesterday we officially recorded 2.45 inches of rain, which broke the old record of 1.35 inches set in 1940. That is nearly the entire month of December […]

DFW RECORDS ITS EARLIEST FIRST FREEZE SINCE 1992

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 2:56pm CST

DFW Airport officially reached the freezing mark for the first time this season (11/10/2018 – 32°F). This is the earliest first freeze on record since November 5, 1992 (31°F), 26 years ago. The average first freeze for a given cold season is about November 22nd. On November 14, 2014 (31°F) was the last earliest first […]

FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON LIKELY FOR AREAS NORTH OF I-20 TONIGHT, THEN EVERYONE TUESDAY MORNING

Friday, November 9th, 2018 3:59pm CST

A cold, modified Arctic airmass has surged into the DFW area today. A strong surface anti-cyclone pushing south will decouple winds this evening promoting dry and cold air advection into the region. This will set the stage for temperatures to plummet to the upper 20s and lower 30s by Saturday morning. DFW Weather is officially […]

WE FALL BACK ONE HOUR THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2018

Monday, October 29th, 2018 9:05am CST

Just a reminder that we fall back one hour at 2:00 am, Sunday, November 4, 2018. Central Daylight-Savings Time (CDT) ends and we begin Central Standard Time (CST). Remember to set your clocks back one hour.

OCTOBER 2018 THE WETTEST OCTOBER ON RECORD FOR DFW

Thursday, October 25th, 2018 9:15am CST

Out of 120 years of weather records, it is official that with yesterday’s 2.21 inches of rain, October 2018 is the wettest October on record for DFW. Officially, we have received 14.51 inches of rain so far this month. This breaks the prior record of 14.18 inches set in 1981. This makes 3 months total […]

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018: RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES AND RECORD RAINFALL AT DFW

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 9:30am CST

Monday, October 15, 2018:         Low: 41°F             High: 49°F            Rain: 2.93 in DFW set a new record low temperature of 41°F. The previous record was 42°F set in 1922. This is the first record low at DFW since July 2014. DFW also set a record low maximum temperature of 49°F. The previous record was 60°F […]

RAIN RECORDS SHATTERED OVER WEEKEND – SEPTEMBER 2018 WETTEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD FOR DFW

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 8:09am CST

The rain records were shattered with this past weekend’s rain event. On September 21, 2018, DFW picked up 5.85 inches of rain, just shy of the record of 6.38 inches of rain set in 1900 on that date. We picked up an additional 2.31 inches of rain on September 22, 2018 shattering the old record […]

SURPRISE – DFW BREAKS ANOTHER HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD YESTERDAY

Monday, July 23rd, 2018 9:48am CST

The record high of 106°F set in 1974 for yesterday, July 22nd was broken at DFW Airport. The high temperature recorded for yesterday was 109°F. Temperatures today will not be near as hot as they have been the last several days, but will still be hot. Expect temperatures to hover in the low 100s over […]

YET ANOTHER HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD BROKEN AT DFW AIRPORT

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 10:33am CST

DFW Airport set another record high temperature yesterday, July 21, 2018. The high was 109°F breaking the old record of 107°F set in 2012. The record breaking heat wave continues today with forecasted high temperatures climbing as high as 108°F to 110°F once again which will easily break the record of 106°F set in 1974.