March 30, 2020

Some longer term averages

  • 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
    4.6° C
    -0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SE 10 km/h
    gusting 16 km/h
    Humidity
    88 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    2.2° C
    Heat Index
    4.6° C
    Dewpoint
    2.7° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    8 W/m2
    Last Updated: 7:10:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    14.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    34.3 mm since
    March 28, 2020 00:03
    Civil Rise
    06:26
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (32% full)
    Civil Set
    20:21
    Day Length
    13:23:27
    Day High
    5.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    4.3° C @ 06:31 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
    -1.1° C @ 06:18 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    5.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 24km/h @ 06:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    11W/m2 @ 07:09 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

I’ve been running some data analysis on my weather archive here. A record is stored in my database every 5 minutes… so far I have 230,000 records! That’s over 800 days of data… or over 2 years and counting.

Some useful averages over that long term:

Average Windspeed: 4.5kph (
Average Gust Windspeed: 9.0kph
Average Wind Direction: 130 (SE)
Average Temp: 8.6C
Average Humidity: 80%

Max Temp: 40.9
Min Temp: -7
Min Windchill: -13.6
Max (measured)Windspeed: 102.9kph
Min Humidity: 14%

And just for fun… in my living room, where the base station/console sits for the Station…

Min Temp: 15.8C
Max Temp: 33.6C (yuk!)
Avg Temp: 21.4C
Avg Humid: 41.2%

1 thought on “Some longer term averages

  1. was in Tofino from yesterday afternoon until early this evening,on business…honestly, at this time of year, I wish that I had the great fortune of living there…..weather wise, for sure. Must admit that I would never go there in the summer…..haven’t since being a kid. Different weather every few minutes. Lots of wind, rain, sun, fog….all my favourite stuff! And so often you look out the window and whala! A smorgasbord of my favourite thing….weather. If that’s your thing then go there now.

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