Fri. Sep 21st, 2018

Snow next week?

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 4:25 PM PDT Thursday 20 September 2018

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Thursday 20 September 2018 - Thursday night: Rain at times heavy. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Temperature steady near 12. Friday: Periods of rain. Risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High 15. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low 12. Saturday: Rain. High 16. Saturday night: Showers. Low 11. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. Sunday night: Clear. Low 8. Monday: Sunny. High 21. Monday night: Clear. Low 7. Tuesday: Sunny. High 20. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 8. Wednesday: Sunny. High 20.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    13.4° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.74 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    94 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    13.4° C
    Heat Index
    13.4° C
    Dewpoint
    12.4° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    49 W/m2
    Last Updated: 17:00:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    5.1 mm
    Day ET
    0.1 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:30
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (85% full)
    Civil Set
    19:53
    Day Length
    13:12:31
    Day High
    13.7° C @ 15:31 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.7° C @ 07:28 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    7.6mm/hr @ 12:58 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.98 kPa @ 08:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.74 kPa @ 16:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.7° C @ 07:28 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    13.7° C @ 15:31 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 1.6km/h @ 05:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    299W/m2 @ 15:23 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.8 @ 15:22 Tdy.

Looks like we’re in store for a few little flurries, but more interestingly, we could get a 5-10cm mid week next week. At least that’s what the GFS model (new link, under Weather Reports use WQC as the code) is saying in their long range forecast.

Whatever precipitation we might get it definitely looks like we’ll stay cool for most of March.

Another dry month. And on that note, I wanted to post rain stats for the past 4 December and January’s. The trend is striking.

December
Year :: Total :: Days with Rain
2005 :: 305mm :: Days of Rain: 13 (> 0.254 mm) 12 (> 2.54 mm) 3 (> 25.4 mm)
2006 :: 360mm :: Days of Rain: 27 (> 0.254 mm) 24 (> 2.54 mm) 3 (> 25.4 mm)
2007 :: 233mm :: Days of Rain: 22 (> 0.254 mm) 14 (> 2.54 mm) 2 (> 25.4 mm)
2008 :: 101mm :: Days of Rain: 14 (> 0.254 mm) 8 (> 2.54 mm) 0 (> 25.4 mm)

January
Year :: Total :: Days with Rain
2006 :: 382mm :: Days of Rain: 25 (> 0.254 mm) 21 (> 2.54 mm) 4 (> 25.4 mm)
2007 :: 264mm :: Days of Rain: 20 (> 0.254 mm) 15 (> 2.54 mm) 4 (> 25.4 mm)
2008 :: 222mm :: Days of Rain: 19 (> 0.254 mm) 15 (> 2.54 mm) 3 (> 25.4 mm)
2009 :: 87.6mm :: Days of Rain: 14 (> 0.254 mm) 9 (> 2.54 mm) 0 (> 25.4 mm)

2 thoughts on “Snow next week?

  1. Hi Chris, on the 2nd window with the almanac info, under the high values it has some times that are ahead of the current local time. Are they in UTC?

  2. Those would be from yesterday as the almanac is actually “24hours” rather than from Midnight. I used to have “Today” and “Yesterday” there but it was just too much text to cram in the small area. I may put it back though if it’s too confusing.

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