Perfect nights for Prolific Perseid Perception!

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Monday 21 May 2018 - Monday: Mainly cloudy. Clearing near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. UV index 7 or high. Monday night: Clear. Low 9. Tuesday: Mainly sunny. High 28. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 12. Wednesday: Sunny. High 28. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 26. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Friday: Sunny. High 26. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Sunday: Cloudy. High 18.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    10.0° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.86 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    91 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    10.0° C
    Heat Index
    10.0° C
    Dewpoint
    8.6° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    10 W/m2
    Last Updated: 6:05:00 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
    04:47
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (43% full)
    Civil Set
    21:45
    Day Length
    13:15:49
    Day High
    10.5° C @ 00:22 Tdy.
    Day Low
    9.7° C @ 02:09 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.87 kPa @ 02:58 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.82 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    9.7° C @ 02:09 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    10.5° C @ 00:22 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3.1km/h @ 00:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    11W/m2 @ 06:03 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

It is going to clear up and heat up today and the next few days and that means perfect conditions to catch the annual Perseid meteor shower!

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Reports say we can expect up to 1-2 meteors per minute which is higher than normal!

I have been patiently waiting for my Gyroptic 360 camera to come but it is still waiting to be produced and shipped. Was really hoping to have it in time for the meteor shower but no such luck. 🙂 It should now be here before October. Boo-urns 🙂

On top of that it is going to get hot.  We should be near or above 30°C Thursday through Sunday.  The hottest day looks to be Friday.  UWash this morning has us at up to 33°C.

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The long range has it backing off on Monday and then getting hot again for Tuesday.

Summer is here! Enjoy the show and sun. 🙂

Will update again Monday.  Don’t miss the July Summary. It has some cool hints for the fall and winter.