FAIRFIELD COUNTY  -  Air Quality Alert Air Quality Alert  
Good Afternoon! Updated: Wednesday, July 29th 1:50:00 pm  
Outside Temperature Current Conditions Forecast

Currently: 88.7, Max: 88.8, Min: 66.0

Warmer 3.2°F than last hour. 88.7°F

Warm

Heat Index: 
89.4°F
Temp Highs Lows
Today: 88.8°F
1:44pm
66.0°F
5:45am
Yesterday: 88.2°F
3:22pm
65.8°F
5:52am
One Year Ago: 75.3°F 56.8°F
Station Record
On This date:4
83.1°F
2013
56.8°F
2014
This Month: 91.4°F
Jul 19
50.5°F
Jul 17
This Year: 91.4°F
Jul 19
-11.7°F
Feb 24
Normal:5 85 °F 63 °F
Day time It is Day time
Wind from WNW Wind:  WNW
2.9

Gusting to:
2.4
Current Rain Rain:
0.00 in
Outside Temperature
Last Hour: +3.2°F
24 Hour: +2.2°F
Outside Averages
MTD Average: 71.0°F
YTD Average: 45.2°F
Inside Temperature
Currently: Warmer 0.4°F than last hour.77.1°F
Last Hour: +0.4°F
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Sunny


Tonight

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Mostly Clear


Thursday

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 88. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Chance
T-storms then
T-storms
Likely

Hi 93 °F Lo 69 °F Hi 88 °F

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Dew Point Rain Wind Sun/Moon
Dew Point: Decreased 2°F since last hour. 62.7°F
Muggy
In Last Hour: -2.0°F
High Dew
Point:
69.6°F
at 1:29 PM
Low Dew
Point:
62.6°F
at 1:47 PM
Record Dew
Point:
84.0°F
Jul 20, 2013
Wetbulb: 72.0°F
Humidity
Humidity: Decreased 8% since last hour. 42 %
In Last Hour: -8%
High
Today
90%
at 5:10 AM
Low
Today
42%
at 1:47 PM
Barometer
Current: Falling 0.01  inHg/hr 30.008 inHg
In Last Hour: Steady
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Rain Last Hour: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.01 in
Last 7 Days: 0.65 in
July Rain: Under 3.33 in for the month 3.05 in
July Avg: 6.38 in
Diff from Avg: -3.33 in
YTD Rain:1 22.28 in
Last YTD Rain:1 30.92 in
Last Rain: Jul 28
@ 8:04 AM
Storm Total: 0.01 in
12 days in July
81 rain/snow days in 2015
1 day since last rain
Currently: WNW at
2.9 mph
Light Air
Gusting To: 2.4
Max Gust
Last Hour:
4.2 mph WSW
@  1:42PM
Max Gust
Today:
5.0 mph
9:55 AM
Wind Run: miles
Max Gust
This Month:
19.3 mph
on  Jul 21
Max Gust
This Year:
28.9 mph
on  Jan 5
Max Gust
Record
40.3 mph
Oct 26, 2014
Heat Index
Current: 89.4°F
Today: 93.3°F  1:29 PM
Yesterday: 93.6°F
Record: 115.3°F
Jul-20-2013
Daylight:
Possible hours of Daylight
14:31

Which is
2 min 00 sec Shorter Than
Yesterday

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Waxing Gibbous, 13 days, 16 hours, 28 minutes in cycle
97%
Illuminated



Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Lunar Summary Cloud Level
Today: 2.3
July: 170.9
2015 to Date: 293.2
Heating Degree Days2
Season to Date: 6780.5
See Degree Day Info Page
Snow Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
July Snow: No Change 0.00 in
July Avg: 0.00 in
Diff from Avg: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 Under 52.835 in for the season 0.00 in
Season Average:2 52.83 in
Diff from Avg: -52.83 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in July
Average 1st Snow:
30 of Nov
Moonrise: 6:42 pm
Moonset: 3:48 am
Blue Moon:
Jul 31, 2015
New Moon: Aug 14, 2015
Next Lunar Eclipse:
Sep 27, 2015
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UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Jul-29

8.1
Jul-30

8.1
Jul-31

7.7
Sunrise: 5:45 am
Solar Noon: 13:00
Sunset: 8:16 pm
Next Solar Eclipse:
Sep 12, 2015
See Astronomy Page
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.    2 Snow & heating degree day season July 1st to June 30th.   
3 Snow manually measured, usually around 6PM.   
4 Station high/low records for this date, exclusive of todays readings.
5 Normal temperatures are at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT
6 Overnight Frost calculation starts at 10 AM and resets to zero at 10AM the next day.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Sunny


Hi 93 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Mostly Clear


Lo 69 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Thursday

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 88. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Chance
T-storms then
T-storms
Likely

Hi 88 °F
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. T-storms
Likely then
Slight Chance
T-storms

Lo 63 °F
Friday

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Sunny


Hi 86 °F
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.Mostly Clear


Lo 63 °F
Saturday

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.Mostly Sunny


Hi 85 °F
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.Partly Cloudy


Lo 63 °F
Sunday

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.Sunny


Hi 86 °F
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