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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: Jul-01-2016 @ 7:25am  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Warmer 2.6°F than last hour.

70.6°F

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High Today
71.1°F
12:37 AM
Low Today
66.2°F
5:47 AM
Yest High
84.6°F
2:22 PM
Yest Low
66.4°F
5:25 AM
Sta* High
79.8°F
2014
Sta* Low
65.0°F
2015
* This Station's Records Since 12/2012
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Overcast and gloomy, Dry Overcast and gloomy, Dry

Wind from SW Wind:  SW
1.3

Gusting to:
2.0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.00 in
Fire Weather Index: MINIMAL Current FWI:4
Fire Danger:
5.7 of 232
Today

Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Mostly Sunny
then Chance
Showers
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Areas of fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Heavy Rain
and Areas Fog
Saturday

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 11 mph.
Decreasing
Clouds
Hi 79 °F Lo 66 °F Hi 79 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Increased 1.6°F since last hour. 67.2°F
Last Hour: Increased 1.6°F since last hour. 1.6°F
High 7:21 AM: 67.4°F
Low 5:13 AM: 63.1°F
Record High: 80.6°F on
19-Jul-2013
Record Low: -18.2°F on
14-Feb-2016
Wetbulb: 68.4°F
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.06 in
Jul Rain: 0.00 in
Jul to Date
  Avg:10
0.33 in
Jul to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Under 0.33 in for the month 0.33 in
Jul Avg: 3.36 in
Diff from Avg: Under 3.36 in for the month 3.36 in
Season:1 10.49 in
YTD
  Avg:11
14.63 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Under 4.14 in for the year 4.14 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
29-Jun-2016
at 8:25 AM
53 rain days in 2016
0 days in July
1 day since last rain
Current: SW  1.3 mph
1Hr Average: 1.2 mph
Wind Run: 3.76 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 2.0 mph mph
Today: 9.2 mph 12:05 AM
Month: 9.2 mph 1-Jul
Year: 37.0 mph 13-Jan
Record Gust: 50.9 mph
29-Oct-2012
Sunlight:
15 hrs 9 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 63.1% 36.9%
Which is
0 min 07 sec Shorter
Than Yesterday
 
Morning Crescent, 26 days, 8 hours, 32 minutes in cycle
0%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 3% since last hour. 89%
Last Hour: Decreased 3% since last hour. 3%
High 5:59 AM: 93%
Low 12:00 AM: 81%
Record High: 100%
29-Jun-2013
Record Low: 17%
6-Apr-2013
Current: No Change 30.021 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 6:25 AM: 30.024 in.
Low 1:28 AM: 30.007 in.
Record High: 30.862 inHg
25-Nov-2015
Record Low: 28.807 inHg
14-Feb-2014
Cooling Degree Days Tide Heat Index Air
Today: 1.5
Jul: 1.5
2016 to Date: 132.6
Heating Degree Days
2016 to Date: 3285.4

4 hours, 11 minutes to low tide at
11:42 AM EDT


Current: 70.6°F
High 12:37am: 71.1°F
Yesterday: 86.9°F
Record: 114.3°F
19-Jul-2013
Data Not
Available


Data Not Available
Density:
1.192 kg/m3
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Jul-01

8.5
Jul-02

7.4
Jul-03

7.3
Sunrise is at: 5:13 am
Solar Noon: 12:48
Sunset is at: 8:22 pm
Almanac Snow3 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Currently: Morning
YTD Avg Temp: 47.2°F
Sunrise: 5:13 am
Sunset: 8:22 pm
Moonrise: 2:57 am
Moonset: 5:14 pm
Full Moon: 20-Jun-2016
New Moon: 11:02 UTC
4-Jul-2016
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Jul Snow: No Change 0.00 in
Jul Avg: 0.00 in
Diff from Avg: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 24.25 in
Snow Depth: 3.00 in
0 snow day in July
8 snow days this season.2
HIGHS: LOWS:
93.7°F
19-Jul-2013
-8.1°F
14-Feb-2016
Daytime Records
  87.8°F
19-Jul-2013
  3.2°F
14-Feb-2016
Nitetime Records
  81.9°F
07-Jul-2013
  -1.1°F
14-Feb-2016
ICN:9 | S3C2:2 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.6 | RCP:100%
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.   4 Updated at Noon Central Time.   6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated hourly between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.   10 Historical average only to day 1 of just the month of July for this station since 2012.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 1 of July for this station since 2012.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Today & Tonight
Today

Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Mostly Sunny
then Chance
Showers

Hi 79 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Areas of fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Heavy Rain
and Areas Fog

Lo 66 °F
NWS forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Areas of fog after 10pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Saturday

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 11 mph.
Decreasing
Clouds
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 7 mph.
Mostly Clear

Sunday

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunny

Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Mostly Clear

Independence
Day
Independence Day: Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunny

Monday
Night
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Mostly Sunny

Hi 79 °F Lo 61 °F Hi 79 °F Lo 62 °F Hi 83 °F Lo 64 °F Hi 82 °F
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Weather History for July 1
 
1792
A tremendous storm (a tornado or hurricane) hit Philadelphia and New York City. Many young people were drowned while out boating on that Sunday. (David Ludlum)

1988
Twenty-six cities in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. Lows of 48 degrees at Providence RI, 48 degrees at Roanoke VA, 49 degrees at Stratford CT, and 48 degrees at Wilmington, DE, were records for the month of July. Boston MA equalled their record for July with a low of 50 degrees. Five inches of snow whitened Mount Washington NH. (The National Weather Summary)