January 2018 Summary – All Time High and Rain Day Records

The Summary for January 2018


Daily records set this month at the Airport* since 1995 and compared to other stations** for “All Time” since 1900.

ONE new short term high temp records. FOUR new rain records.
TWO All Time records, one high temp, one rain.
No short term low temp records.

  • January 17 high temp 11.2º C: NEW ALL TIME RECORD
    Previous Record was 
    11.1º C in 1920 at Port Alberni “City”.
  • January 17 rain 71.1 mm: #1 is 127.5 mm in 1968 at Robertson Creek.
  • January 20 rain 40.9 mm: #1 is 88.9 mm in 1935 at Robertson Creek.
  • January 21 rain 62.1 mm: NEW ALL TIME RECORD
    Previous Record was 
    53.1 mm in 1947 at Port Alberni “City”.
  • January 28 rain 71.9 mm: #1 is 125.0 mm in 1958 at Robertson Creek.
*May have used backup Env Canada Data source at WeatherStats.ca
**^^ Missing Data from Airport, Alberniweather broke existing Airport record temperature. Temperature at Alberniweather will be different. Usually Alberniweather underestimates temperatures in summer compared to Airport.
**Short Term means since 1995 at the new AVRA Airport.
 Airport Records are compared to the 30+ year weather stations of record since 1900 (1895 for rain) at Beaver Creek, Port Alberni "City" and Robertson Creek.  Note that records pre 1950 may be more likely to over-estimate high temperatures.

JANUARY 2018  Minimum, Mean, and High Average Temp, Total Precipitation and Highest Wind

SEE Last Month’s AND LAST JANUARY’S SUMMARY.

Alberniweather: 2.4º C, 4.0º C, 6.0º C380.5 mm
High Wind: SSE 65.8 kph on the 18th.
Alberni Elem. School : 1.8º C, 4.2º C, 8.1° C, 497.6 mm
High Wind: SE 36kph on the 18th.
Maquinna Elem. School: 2.4ºC, 4.0º C, 6.0ºC, 573.5 mm
High Wind: 39kph on the 17th.
Nick’s Stati
on (Maquinna area): 2.2ºC, 3.6º C, 5.2ºC, 413.2 mm
High Wind: ESE 57.4kph on the 17th.

Overall City Average: 2.2º C, 4.0º C, 6.3º C 466.2 mm

Environment Canada Airport* : 1.2º C, 3.2º C5.3° C, 485.6 mm
High Wind: SE 57kph on the 21st

Normal 1981-2010 (Rbrstn Creek): -0.3º C 2.0º C 4.3° C 339.5 mm

*May have used backup Env Canada Data source at WeatherStats.ca


Differences from Normal at Robertson Creek

City
+2.5° C, +2.0º C, +2.0º C, +126.7 mm (137.3% of normal)
Official Airport
+1.5° C, +1.2º C, +1.0º C, +146.1 mm (143.0% of normal)


Days of Precipitation for JANUARY 2018*

Amount : Normal Days : Days This Month
>= 0.2 mm: 21.6 :  27
>= 5 mm:  13.3 : 19
>= 10 mm: 10.3 : 14
>= 25 mm: 4.9 : 6

*May have used backup Env Canada Data source at WeatherStats.ca


Comparison to recent months of JANUARY at Alberniweather

MOST SIMILAR ALBERNIWEATHER JANUARY TO THIS MONTH?  2006

January 2006 was not perfectly the same as this past January, but it was close. It had near identical cold and average temperatures but it was a little warmer on the high side. However, it was just as rainy!

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