Sun. Oct 21st, 2018

100,000 visits!

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Saturday 20 October 2018 - Saturday night: A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness late this evening. Fog developing late this evening. Low 6. Sunday: Fog dissipating late in the morning then mainly cloudy. Clearing near noon. High 16. UV index 2 or low. Sunday night: Clear. Becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Fog developing near midnight. Low plus 5. Monday: Fog. High 15. Monday night: Cloudy. Low plus 4. Tuesday: Rain. High 15. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 8. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 14. Wednesday night: Rain. Low 9. Thursday: Rain. High 12. Thursday night: Rain. Low 7. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 12.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    11.3° C
    -1.9 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.86 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    90 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    11.3° C
    Heat Index
    11.3° C
    Dewpoint
    9.7° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 20:30:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:14
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (87% full)
    Civil Set
    18:52
    Day Length
    13:03:57
    Day High
    18.4° C @ 15:19 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.56 kPa @ 02:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.85 kPa @ 18:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    7.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    18.4° C @ 15:19 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 11.2km/h @ 15:35 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    589W/m2 @ 13:29 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.5 @ 12:35 Tdy.

Thank you!

In 3 years and 9 months I’ve already reached 100,000 visits from people in Port Alberni, on the Island and around the world!

I’ve been very happy that so many people keep coming back. It’s been a great success so far and I have plans to make it better!

Thank you!

Update: Perseids Meteor Shower peaks tonight… watch for it after sundown. See reports/updates at www.spaceweather.com

13 thoughts on “100,000 visits!

  1. Hi Chris.. the solar radiation values is obscured by the WindChill title on the box below. I’m on IE7 on a few different computers and it has done the same thing on Firefox as well.

  2. That’s a little strange considering it’s fine in Firefox on the Mac… but I’ll take a look here.

  3. Ah, I see what it was… apparently Windows doesn’t deal well with “superscript”… so I’ve made it normal with the carot to signify power-of.

    It was doing the same for the Air Density value.

    Thanks Nick!

  4. No problem Chris. Now I can see just how baked and crunchy I’m going to get seeing how I just took the soft-top off my tracker!

  5. While I’m thinking of it, whats the maximum that sensor will report at high noon under clear skys?

  6. From what I’ve read around the intarweeb the max in this part of the world is generally somewhere between 850-950 at the height of summer at high noon.

    That’s as you say on a clear, cloudless, day.

    It can be higher though due to reflections from clouds and stuff which seems to be born out in this particular graph from islandweather today which reached a max of 1165.

    http://www.victoriaweather.ca/station.php?id=133

  7. to bad your camera doesnt take real time so you could aim it at the sky tonight and maybe catch some crazy meteors lol

  8. That is a great idea!

    I just updated the script I use to archive the images so now it is archiving one every minute instead of every 5… that’s as often as I can have it do it. Who knows, might get lucky. Won’t know until the timelapse tomorrow.

    I also updated the camera itself and it is uploading to this website every 10 seconds instead of 30 seconds so hopefully we catch one!

  9. None!

    I stayed up until 12AM and if it wasn’t the moon.. it was the encroaching clouds. By 12AM it was almost totally cloudy… so we’ll have to wait until next year!

  10. yea i kept lookin out the window but all i could see was the clouds. so i went to sleep. ohwell lol.

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