Wed. Apr 24th, 2019

We got some rain!

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

    Forecast Issued 06:14 AM PDT Wednesday 24 April 2019 - Wednesday: Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate. Wednesday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Thursday: Sunny. Increasing cloudiness late in the morning. High 16. UV index 6 or high. Thursday night: Clear. Low plus 3. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18. Friday night: Clear. Low plus 3. Saturday: Sunny. High 14. Saturday night: Clear. Low zero. Sunday: Sunny. High 17. Sunday night: Clear. Low plus 3. Monday: Sunny. High 15. Monday night: Clear. Low plus 4. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    11.3° C
    1.0 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.77 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NW 1.6 km/h
    gusting 9.7 km/h
    Humidity
    67 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    11.3° C
    Heat Index
    11.3° C
    Dewpoint
    5.4° C
    UV
    1.9
    Solar
    477 W/m2
    Last Updated: 9:45:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    05:34
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (71% full)
    Civil Set
    21:01
    Day Length
    13:17:21
    Day High
    11.6° C @ 09:31 Tdy.
    Day Low
    6.7° C @ 05:52 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.8 kPa @ 08:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.46 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    6.7° C @ 05:52 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    11.6° C @ 09:31 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3.2km/h @ 08:40 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    485W/m2 @ 09:44 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.0 @ 09:43 Tdy.

Whether we get more, is up for debate. It looks like the front and stream coming off the Pacific has gone through and is affecting the Seattle area more than us. We’ll probably get some more rain… maybe… before we go back to sun. I heard on the Seattle news last night that the last time Seattle had significant rainfall was May 19th. Which jives pretty well with us as well. They say it was the driest stretch in 60 years for them, I haven’t heard any similar pronouncements from Environment Canada, but I wouldn’t be surprised if we set similar marks.

6 thoughts on “We got some rain!

  1. What do your records say for June and July Chris? EC shows 18.6mm on June 24, and another 18mm falling over July 6,7 and 8.

  2. Cool. EC shows 59.4mm since May 12, so that’s only 5mm different from your gauge. Strangely, The Weather Network shows 70.4 from May 12 to August 11, so I don’t know where they get their numbers.

  3. Ok… did some crunching on my weather station. I only have 2008 and 2009 for the May til August frame that we are looking at, and I got this:
    2009: 58mm
    2008: 44mm

    My WMR968 gauge only tips 1mm measurements, so its quite possible that some half buckets never got filled and them evaporated after the storm.

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