Fri. Jan 17th, 2020

Time Change

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SNOWFALL WARNING IN EFFECT
    Issued: 05:05 AM PST Friday 17 January 2020

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Friday 17 January 2020 - Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. A few flurries this morning. Snow beginning late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High zero. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Snow at times heavy becoming mixed with rain overnight. Risk of freezing rain overnight. Snowfall amount 15 cm. Windy. Temperature steady near zero. Saturday: Snow mixed with rain changing to rain in the morning. Risk of freezing rain early in the morning. High 6. Saturday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Sunday: Rain. High 7. Sunday night: Rain. Low plus 3. Monday: Periods of rain. High 6. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Tuesday: Rain. High plus 5. Tuesday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 3. Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 7. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Thursday: Rain. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    -1.3° C
    -0.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.88 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    97 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    -1.3° C
    Heat Index
    -1.3° C
    Dewpoint
    -1.7° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 8:05:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    13.7 mm since
    January 16, 2020 00:01
    Civil Rise
    07:30
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (49% full)
    Civil Set
    17:28
    Day Length
    12:29:14
    Day High
    -0.5° C @ 03:18 Tdy.
    Day Low
    -1.3° C @ 07:57 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.88 kPa @ 07:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.12 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.3° C @ 07:57 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    -0.5° C @ 03:18 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Remember to turn your clocks back one hour tonight!

Me? I’m going to turn the clock forward.. not at home, but on my weather station. From this point on, I’m going to be using UTC for the weather station. (Universal Time, or Greenwich Mean Time). That means I won’t have to bother worrying about daylight savings time twice a year.

On the webpage here, I’ll insert both the UTC time from the station, and the converted local time.

Lots of wind tonight.. blowing in some sun for tomorrow hopefully.

QUESTION: Is it confusing to have both the local time and UTC time from the station at the top of the page? Or should I just have the UTC? (I’m not going to be converting any of the weather data to local time).