BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - The numbers are in.
As we close the book on November, it has been a warm to mild month for the Brazos Valley. While there have been a few unseasonably cold mornings & afternoons, as a whole the month ran well above the 30 year average.
In fact, November 2017 is officially the third warmest November in recorded history for Bryan / College Station. Those records go as far back as the late 1800s.
With an average temperature -- all 60 morning lows and afternoon highs considered -- of 65.9°, 2017 will be placed near the top of the list of November warmth. In fact, this record missed tying the number two spot from 1965 by a tenth of a degree.
The 30 year average temperature for Bryan / College Station runs around 60.8°.
November also left a mark on the driest month of record list, as well. 2017 will check in as the new number 9 with a dusty rainfall total of only 0.59". This month's rainfall fell short of the monthly average by 2.63".