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Old 01-14-2007, 09:11 PM
 
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Does it really rain more in Houston than Seattle?
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Old 01-14-2007, 09:52 PM
 
Location: The house on the hill
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It's a different kind of rain. In Seattle, you have weeks of cloud cover and random drizzle with occassional downpours. In Houston, when it rains, it pours. So to answer your question, Yes, their might be more measurable rain in Houston, but you get it all at once....not for weeks on end. I'm originally from Oregon and love the rain, but the constant drizzle can be depressing in the Northwest.
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Old 05-11-2011, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Houston, Texas
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Yes,and its humid to. they have to close both airports and the interstates because of flooding alot. Houston gets more rain than seattle and the rain is heavier and lasts longer
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Old 05-11-2011, 04:26 PM
 
Location: Kingwood, Texas
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I half thought this thread was being sarcastic, it feels like it hasn't rained in a couple months.
I'm surprised that we get more rain here than Seattle.
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Old 05-11-2011, 04:39 PM
 
Location: Cypress, TX
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Funny bump of a 4 year old thread. We haven't had any measurable rainfall in about 2 months. From Tim Heller's weather blog:

The last time it rained...
Hobby Airport has now recorded 57 consecutive days without measurable rainfall. The last time more than 1/2" of rain fell at Bush Intercontinental Airport was back on January 24. Almost two inches of rain fell that day.
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:11 PM
 
Location: 77059
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Funny bump of a 4 year old thread. We haven't had any measurable rainfall in about 2 months. From Tim Heller's weather blog:

The last time it rained...
Hobby Airport has now recorded 57 consecutive days without measurable rainfall. The last time more than 1/2" of rain fell at Bush Intercontinental Airport was back on January 24. Almost two inches of rain fell that day.


This means a 14 inch downpour over 3-4 days is in the works. The drought & flood cycle isn't unusual.
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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I agree we are going to get dumped on when it comes...

Why open a 4 yr old thread to discuss the amount of rain we get ??
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:01 PM
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Location: Houston
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Does it really rain more in Houston than Seattle?
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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well at least we are getting a slight drizzle now.

We need a good soaking. The creeks are drying up and the grass is brown
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:37 PM
 
Location: Heights
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What... is... this...wet...stuff...??
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