Archive for November, 2012

2012 Precipitation Deficit Continues

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Despite some promising rains in October, our precipitation deficit continues. Total precipitation (rain/melted snow) so far this year has been 28.77 inches. Last year at this time was 43.88 inches. Normal is 36.58 inches. Precipitation this month (Nov) has amounted to only 0.89 inch thus far.

October 2012 Summary

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

October was the first month since May in which I recorded above normal precipitation. We also had a trace of sleet during the month. Here are some stats for the month:

 Averages\Extremes for the month of October 2012

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 Average temperature     = 51.2°F
 Average humidity        = 75%
 Average dewpoint        = 42.7°F
 Average barometer       = 29.949 in.
 Average windspeed       = 6.7 mph
 Average gustspeed       = 9.9 mph
 Average direction       = 260° ( W )
 Rainfall for month      = 3.38 in.
 Maximum rain per minute = 0.040 in on day 17 at time 20:52
 Maximum temperature     = 79.0°F on day 24 at time 14:07
 Minimum temperature     = 30.8°F on day 31 at time 07:47
 Maximum humidity        = 98% on day 23 at time 04:29
 Minimum humidity        = 34% on day 11 at time 15:51
 Maximum dewpoint        = 68.0°F on day 23 at time 12:17
 Minimum dewpoint        = 22.6°F on day 31 at time 22:24
 Maximum pressure        = 30.43 in. on day 12 at time 11:16
 Minimum pressure        = 29.25 in. on day 17 at time 20:16
 Maximum windspeed       = 26 mph from 293°(WNW) on day 14 at time 17:13
 Maximum gust speed      = 41 mph from 248°(WSW) on day 14 at time 15:49
 Maximum heat index      = 81.3°F on day 24 at time 14:06
 Avg daily max temp :61.7°F
 Avg daily min temp :41.2°F
 Total windrun = 4993.7miles