Sat. Jul 20th, 2019

Didn’t miss much?

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Saturday 20 July 2019 - Saturday: Sunny. High 28. UV index 7 or high. Saturday night: Partly cloudy. Low 7. Sunday: Mainly sunny. High 29. UV index 8 or very high. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Monday: Sunny. High 27. Monday night: Clear. Low 12. Tuesday: Sunny. High 25. Tuesday night: Increasing cloudiness. Low 13. Wednesday: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 21. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 12. Thursday: Sunny. High 23. Thursday night: Clear. Low 13. Friday: Sunny. High 24.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    11.8° C
    2.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.08 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    95 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    11.8° C
    Heat Index
    11.8° C
    Dewpoint
    11.1° C
    UV
    0.5
    Solar
    161 W/m2
    Last Updated: 7:30:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    04:54
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (88% full)
    Civil Set
    21:55
    Day Length
    13:25:36
    Day High
    14.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    9.6° C @ 06:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.08 kPa @ 06:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.02 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    9.6° C @ 06:00 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    14.6° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    174W/m2 @ 07:29 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.6 @ 07:28 Tdy.

Seems like I didn’t really miss much while I was gone. It’s been sun sun and more sun since I’ve been gone! And it looks like Sun Sun and more Sun for the foreseeable future! I will have a longer post on the July weather and what might be in store for August on Sunday.

The website fared OK while I was gone. One of my webcams doesn’t like the heat I think and konked out on us most of the time. I’ll work on that in the next couple of weeks. There was a hard drive failure (actually only its enclosure thankfully) on Sunday that ended up killing the live feed. But it’s all back online now.

Some minor updates to the website:

At the bottom of the Almanacs you will see links to Environment Canada information:
Records for Today
Todays’ Almanacs
Historic Almanacs
Climate Normals (1971-2000)

Environment Canada has been a busy beaver lately and updated a lot of its web products. I’ve modified the links I’m using accordingly. The first link to “Records for Today” will take you to the daily official records for our station at the Airport. The “Todays’ Almanacs” will take you to the hour-by-hour reports from the official station at the Airport. “Historical Almancs” will take you to a listing of all of the stations used in the Alberni Valley since the 1880s. You will want the “AUT” and “A” stations for the most recent stuff. And finally the “Climate Normals” is a link to the page with the official 1971-2000 Normals and Extreme listings for our nearby stations.