March 30, 2020

Happy Hot Weekend and Month! Welcome back El Nino.

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Monday 30 March 2020 - Monday: Showers ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Windy early this morning. High 8. UV index 3 or moderate. Monday night: Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 1. Tuesday: Showers. High 8. UV index 1 or low. Tuesday night: Showers. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Sunny. High 11. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 1. Thursday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High 8. Thursday night: Clear. Low minus 2. Friday: Sunny. High 13. Friday night: Clear. Low zero. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 10. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 2. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 12.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    5.2° C
    0.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    99.79 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SSW 23 km/h
    gusting 37 km/h
    Humidity
    90 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    1.1° C
    Heat Index
    5.2° C
    Dewpoint
    3.7° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 5:30:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    13.7 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    34.0 mm since
    March 28, 2020 00:03
    Civil Rise
    06:26
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (31% full)
    Civil Set
    20:21
    Day Length
    13:23:27
    Day High
    5.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    4.4° C @ 04:25 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    13.0mm/hr @ 02:45 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    100.04 kPa @ 00:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    99.58 kPa @ 02:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -0.4° C @ 03:56 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    5.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 23km/h @ 05:30 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

It’s going to be another hot weekend! Nothing really exciting happening in the weather. The only thing of note really is that El Nino is returning in the South Pacific . It is just on the verge of becoming a “moderate” El Nino according to Jeff Masters at Wunderblog.

And this wouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone here, but June 2009 was the 2nd warmest June on record narrowly missing the top spot in 2005.

Here’s the world map for temperature anomalies, see you all on Monday!
Anomaly Map

3 thoughts on “Happy Hot Weekend and Month! Welcome back El Nino.

  1. Re past hot weather. Seems when I was a kid in the 50’s we had some pretty hot days. If you weren’t in the lake by May 24th you were a sissy. Always got burnt at the May 24th parade! Tried cooking an egg on the side walk once —– forgot to clean the surface first —– ate it anyway!!!

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