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Radar: Midland TX
31.93 N - 102.18W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
5493
585 44
Wind
2013
193 32
Tornadoes
819
56 14
Total
8325
834 58
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
N/A
1:157
Sig Severe
40
1:1,564
Tornadoes
56
1:1,592
F2+ Torn
N/A
1:23,290
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 179%
10 year report increase: 29%
5 year report increase: 13%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
5.9 on 30 May

Primary Season:
Mar 22 - Jul 09

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
15% at 00 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.008%
11935 yrs
N/A
F2+ Tornado
0.006%
17195 yrs
N/A
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
37
19
22
15
22
11
81
30
1981
57
24
24
16
33
14
123
37
1982
101
36
43
23
54
23
209
45
1983
70
28
27
21
18
11
106
38
1984
13
9
4
3
15
8
43
17
1985
79
28
28
21
47
21
173
47
1986
92
31
27
16
39
23
170
49
1987
64
31
31
21
34
15
132
48
1988
67
23
41
32
20
8
107
48
1989
167
36
75
37
48
15
263
55
1990
120
43
49
30
26
18
172
64
1991
164
49
58
28
59
22
282
67
1992
243
58
77
40
55
21
353
72
1993
234
52
88
38
4
3
242
66
1994
174
44
65
25
22
13
218
51
1995
330
57
71
31
40
22
410
65
1996
247
43
78
37
16
9
279
57
1997
255
56
132
52
36
21
327
78
1998
174
35
102
39
13
8
200
58
1999
348
54
86
37
38
21
424
70
2000
240
52
65
26
24
10
288
60
2001
300
54
78
27
12
10
324
63
2002
454
63
166
47
38
15
530
74
2003
384
58
182
42
13
8
410
65
2004
364
83
131
51
33
12
430
93
2005
396
70
162
50
39
13
474
80
2006
319
46
101
46
21
9
361
68
AVG
203
44
75
32
30
14
308
58


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1987 23-May 0116 UTC
F4
30
121
1990 01-Jun 2220 UTC
F4
2
21

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
1
0
0
1
Feb
2
0
0
3
Mar
14
3
2
18
Apr
30
4
3
38
May
73
17
12
102
Jun
52
26
9
87
Jul
7
8
1
15
Aug
5
7
1
13
Sep
8
5
1
15
Oct
7
2
0
10
Nov
1
1
0
3
Dec
0
1
0
1

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
836
292
130
1258
01
767
320
97
1184
02
561
226
77
864
03
422
156
47
625
04
281
140
30
451
05
177
95
16
288
06
136
82
5
223
07
90
51
7
148
08
82
30
9
121
09
55
26
6
87
10
39
21
2
62
11
33
15
3
51
12
23
5
0
28
13
27
7
6
40
14
31
2
1
34
15
30
6
3
39
16
20
6
6
32
17
17
13
15
45
18
43
8
19
70
19
87
17
26
130
20
183
44
53
280
21
304
99
62
465
22
519
145
98
762
23
730
207
101
1038

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
If you have comments regarding this information, contact John Hart of the Storm Prediction Center.
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