Archive for May, 2010

First 90 degree day of the “summer”

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

Although summer has not yet officially begun, we maxed out at 91 degrees today. Well above the normal daily high of around 74.

April 2010 Climate Summary – Warm with below normal Precip

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

April 2010 was warmer and drier than normal. The mean daily temperature was 57.2 degrees.  The average is around 50.2. We experienced 6 days with daily high temperatures in the 80’s. Rainfall was 2.74 inches or about 0.7 inch below normal. Last year our April total was 8.08 inches which was well above normal.

April climate stats:

   Averages\Extremes for the month of April 2010

 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 Average temperature     = 57.2°F
 Average humidity        = 69%
 Average dewpoint        = 45.9°F
 Average barometer       = 29.891 in.
 Average windspeed       = 4.9 mph
 Average gustspeed       = 8.3 mph
 Average direction       = 160° (SSE)
 Rainfall for month      = 2.74 in.
 Maximum rain per minute = 0.140 in on day 30 at time 22:06
 Maximum temperature     = 84.2°F on day 14 at time 16:58
 Minimum temperature     = 27.2°F on day 09 at time 06:29
 Maximum humidity        = 99% on day 08 at time 02:00
 Minimum humidity        = 28% on day 17 at time 14:59
 Maximum dewpoint        = 67.5°F on day 30 at time 22:05
 Minimum dewpoint        = 24.3°F on day 17 at time 11:49
 Maximum pressure        = 30.38 in. on day 14 at time 08:33
 Minimum pressure        = 29.19 in. on day 25 at time 05:17
 Maximum wind gust      = 50 mph from 203°(SSW) on day 29
 Maximum heat index      = 83.2°F on day 14 at time 14:21
 Avg daily max temp :69.5°F
 Avg daily min temp :44.6°F