FAIRFIELD COUNTY  -  Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement  
Good Early Morning! Updated: Tuesday, December 6th 5:05:00 am  
Outside Temperature Current Conditions Forecast

Currently: 27.5, Max: 31.6, Min: 27.5

Colder 0.6°F than last hour. 27.5°F

Uncomfortably Cold

Wind Chill: 
27.5°F

Temp Highs Lows
Today: 31.6°F
12:00am
27.5°F
4:56am
Yesterday: 42.1°F
1:54pm
31.1°F
12:00am
One Year Ago: 49.1°F 26.3°F
Station Record
On This Date:4
52.0°F
2013
26.3°F
2015
This Month: 51.5°F
Dec 1
27.5°F
Dec 6
Windsor Locks
Record
On This Date:5
74.0°F
2001
8.0°F
1976
Normal:5 43 °F 27 °F
Night time, Dry It is Night time, Dry
Calm Wind:  SSE
0.0

Gusting to:
0.0
Current Snow Snow3:
0.00 in
Outside Temperature
Last Hour: -0.6°F
24 Hour: -3.9°F
Freezing Hours
10AM - 10AM:6
7:32 Hrs
Outside Averages
MTD Average: 38.6°F
YTD Average: 53.3°F
Inside Temperature
Currently: Colder 0.7°F than last hour.71.3°F
Last Hour: -0.7°F
Today

Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Increasing
Clouds


Tonight

Tonight: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. Rain/Snow
Likely then
Snow Likely


Wednesday

Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers between noon and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Chance
Rain/Snow
then Slight
Chance
Showers

Hi 41 °F Lo 33 °F Hi 42 °F

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Season Dates:
We've already lost
5 hours and 59 minutes of daylight!
Winter begins in 15 days
December 21st @ 5:45am
Upcoming Holidays
Christmas Eve December 24th
Christmas Day December 25th
19 days left until Christmas
New Year's Eve December 31st
New Year's Day January 1st
Dew Point Liquid Equivalent Wind Sun/Moon
Dew Point: Decreased 0.6°F since last hour. 26.5°F
Really Dry
In Last Hour: -0.6°F
High Dew
Point:
30.6°F
at 12:00 AM
Low Dew
Point:
26.5°F
at 4:56 AM
Record Dew
Point:
84.0°F
Jul 20, 2013
Wetbulb: 27.2°F
Humidity
Humidity: No Change 96 %
In Last Hour: 0%
High
Today
96%
at 12:00 AM
Low
Today
96%
at 12:00 AM
Barometer
Current: No Change 30.165 inHg
In Last Hour: Steady
In Last 3 Hours: Rising slowly
Melt Today: 0.00 in
Melt Last Hour: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.16 in
Last 7 Days: 2.34 in
December Melt: Under 3.15 in for the month 0.55 in
December Avg: 3.70 in
Diff from Avg: -3.15 in
YTD Rain:1 34.54 in
Last YTD Rain:1 35.15 in
Last Rain: Dec 5
@ 8:28 AM
Storm Total: 0.16 in
3 Days in December
124 Snow/Rain Days in 2016
0 Days since last snow/rain
Currently: SSE at
0.0 mph
Calm
Gusting To: 0.0
Max Gust
Last Hour:
0.0 mph N
Max Gust
Today:
0.0 mph
Wind Run: miles
Max Gust
This Month:
20.0 mph
on  Dec 3
Max Gust
This Year:
29.0 mph
on  Aug 6
Max Gust
Record
40.3 mph
Oct 26, 2014
Wind Chill
Current: 27.5°F
Today: 27.5°F 
at 4:56 AM
Yesterday: 31.1°F
Record: -24.0°F
Feb 14, 2016
Daylight:
Possible hours of Daylight
09:17

Which is
1 min 05 sec Shorter Than
Yesterday

Waxing Crescent Moon
Evening Crescent, 6 days, 21 hours, 50 minutes in cycle
41%
Illuminated



Heating Degree Days2 Snow3 Lunar Summary Cloud Level
Today: 7.2
December: 137.3
Season to Date: 1263.0
Cooling Degree Days
2016 to Date: 756.5
See Degree Day Info Page
Snow Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 2.00 in
December Snow: Under 1.386 in for the month 2.00 in
December Avg: 3.39 in
Diff from Avg: -1.39 in
Season Total:2 Under 39.655 in for the season 6.25 in
Season Average:2 45.91 in
Diff from Avg: -39.66 in
Snow Depth: 2.00 in
1 Snow Day in December
4 Snow Days this Season.2
First Snow of this Season:
October 27th
Average First Snow:
November 28th
Moonrise: 11:58 am
Moonset: 10:11 pm
Full Cold Moon:
Dec 13, 2016
New Moon: Dec 29, 2016
Next Lunar Eclipse:
Feb 10, 2017
See Astronomy Page
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Dec-06

1.5
Dec-07

1.4
Dec-08

1.2
Sunrise: 7:06 am
Solar Noon: 11:45
Sunset: 4:23 pm
Next Solar Eclipse:
Feb 26, 2017
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 Today & Tonight
Today

Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Increasing
Clouds


Hi 41 °F
NWS forecast: Increasing clouds, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight

Tonight: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. Rain/Snow
Likely then
Snow Likely


Lo 33 °F
NWS forecast: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Wednesday

Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers between noon and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Chance
Rain/Snow
then Slight
Chance
Showers

Hi 42 °F
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Light west wind. Mostly Cloudy



Lo 30 °F
Thursday

Thursday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.Mostly Cloudy
then Slight
Chance
Rain/Snow

Hi 39 °F
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.Slight Chance
Snow Showers


Lo 25 °F
Friday

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.Mostly Sunny



Hi 34 °F
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.Partly Cloudy



Lo 19 °F
Saturday

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.Mostly Sunny



Hi 29 °F
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