September 18, 2020

Webcam Timelapse of the Year 2008

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 01:09 AM PDT Friday 18 September 2020

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PDT Friday 18 September 2020 - Friday: Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this morning. Widespread smoke. High 20. UV index 2 or low. Friday night: Showers. Widespread smoke. Low 15. Saturday: Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers in the morning. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the afternoon. Widespread smoke. High 20. Saturday night: Cloudy. Low 13. Sunday: Showers. High 20. Sunday night: Showers. Low 12. Monday: Cloudy. High 18. Monday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 13. Tuesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 19. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Low 12. Wednesday: Rain. High 17. Wednesday night: Rain. Low 13. Thursday: Rain. High 17.

I’m pleased to announce I’ve compiled all of the over 99,000 images capture last year by the alberniweather webcam and crammed them into a 10 minute video. (If you’re interested, a “full year” of images every five minutes would be around 105,000… so we’re missing a few days worth :)).

You can see the video on Youtube here. I highly recommend clicking the little “High Quality Version” link at the bottom edge of the video as it does make a big difference and isn’t much different in terms of download time.

You can see all the daily, weekly and monthly timelapses at http://www.youtube.com/alberniweather add it to your Bookmarks! 😀

The Westcoaster also has a report on the record rainfall experienced last week on the West Coast.

the first daily record fell Jan. 6 when the Tofino weather station recorded 178.6 millimetres of precipitation. The old daily record was set on the same day in 2004, when 75.4 millimetres of precipitation fell.

The second daily record fell Jan. 10, when 164.6 millimetres of rain fell, she said. The old record for that day was set in 1987 when 114 millimetres of rain fell.

“We normally get for the entire month 435 [millimeters],” said McCarthy. As of Monday morning, 523.6 millimetres of rain had fallen at the Tofino weather station, she said.

The record for the most precipitation to fall during January was set in 2005 when the Tofino Weather Station recorded 895.8 millimetres of precipitation.

6 thoughts on “Webcam Timelapse of the Year 2008

  1. ok so i watched the Port Alberni 2008 Year Long Timelapse at Alberniweather and i think it would be AWESOME if you could some how take out the night time scenes,,, i dont know how much work that would take but i think it would be neat to see all the days just run inday time and see the changes.

  2. I agree and have pondered how I might be able to do that myself… when I come up with a good solution that doesn’t involve hours upon hours of manual labour, I’ll let you know. 🙂

  3. you could get some sort of batch converter that deletes files that are timestamped from 19:00 – 07:00 maybe or something like that. if thats how your pictures are formated

  4. Awesome Chris!
    The only complaint I have is that the weather is so boring for next little while……….

  5. So when do we get to see the sunshine? A high of +1C is what I registered today, but I look at the telemetry from the amateur repeater on the top of Arrowsmith, and the temp at 4am this morning was +4C

    DOH!

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