APRIL 2018 THE 6TH COLDEST AND 7TH DRIEST ON RECORD

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 10:11am CDT

From the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, Texas: April 2018 was much cooler and much drier than normal at DFW. This was the 6th coolest and the 7th driest April on record. The monthly mean temperature was 61.6 degrees which was 3.9 degrees below normal. The mean high temperature for April was 74.4 degrees […]

WEBSITE UPDATED TO INCLUDE CURRENT OBSERVATIONS

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 2:41pm CDT

A new feature has been added to the website. On the left-hand navigation bar, a new link has been added called “Observations” found just below “News/Blog.” When you click on this link, you will be directed to a page that lists the current conditions from many of the major cities located within the forecast area […]

REMINDER: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS TOMORROW

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 9:59am CDT

Just a reminder that we spring forward one hour at 2:00 am tomorrow (March 11, 2018) as daylight savings time (CDT) begins. Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour. This means we do lose an hour of sleep, but we gain an hour of daylight at the end of the day.

DFW SHATTERS PRECIPITATION RECORDS FEBRUARY 28, 2018

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 9:38am CDT

4.72 inches of rain was officially recorded at DFW Airport on February 28, 2018. This makes February 2018 the wettest February on record at DFW Airport (11.31 inches recorded for the month) shattering the old record of 7.40 inches in February 1997. It also makes the 2017-2018 winter tied with 1931-32 winter for the wettest […]

BITTERLY COLD ACROSS DFW THIS MORNING (COLDEST IN YEARS)

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 6:00pm CDT

A bitter cold Arctic airmass settled across Dallas/Fort Worth this morning (January 17, 2018). Below are some of the low temperatures reported this morning: DFW Airport: 13°F (Coldest in 7 years) Arlington: 6°F Fort Worth: 12°F Dallas: 15°F Denton: 4°F Plano: 7°F Grand Prairie: 14°F Granbury: 7°F Cleburne: 9°F Waxahachie: 8°F Weatherford: 6°F

BITTERLY COLD NEW YEAR’S FOR DFW

Thursday, December 28th, 2017 6:06pm CDT

A major Arctic air outbreak is expected to affect the area over the New Year’s holiday. An Arctic cold front will push south across the area on Saturday. There could be quite the temperature gradient from north to south as the front traverses the region. As the cold air filters into the region, what moisture […]

YESTERDAY, DFW SETS RECORD DAILY RAINFALL

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 12:37pm CDT

Yesterday, DFW Airport received 2.95 inches of rain setting a new daily rainfall record. This breaks the old daily record of 1.56 inches of rain set in 1911.

DFW AIRPORT SETS ANOTHER RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 9:01am CDT

DFW Airport, the official climate site for Dallas/Fort Worth, set another record high temperature yesterday, December 4, 2017. The high temperature recorded was 84°F. This breaks the old record high of 83°F set in 1977.

RAIN RETURNS TO DFW

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 12:35pm CDT

A cold front has moved through the entire forecast area. Moist flow running atop the cooler air at the surface has led to cloudy skies today. A disturbance will be approaching the region tonight from out west spreading lift across the area. PWATs (precipitable water) values are expected to climb to 1 to 1.5 inches […]

AGAIN DFW SMASHES ANOTHER RECORD HIGH, TIES ALL TIME RECORD FOR NOVEMBER

Monday, November 6th, 2017 9:12am CDT

Yesterday, November 5, 2017, DFW smashed another record high. The temperature reached 94°F at DFW Airport. This smashes the old daily record of 89°F set in 2005. This also ties the all time November record set on November 2, 2017 of 94°F. This is also the hottest temperature ever recorded so late in the year […]