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Good Evening! Updated: Wednesday, May 27th 7:30:00 pm  
Outside Temperature Current Conditions Forecast

Currently: 66.3, Max: 84.1, Min: 60.9

Colder 8.1°F than last hour. 66.3°F

Comfortable

Heat Index: 
66.3°F
Temp Highs Lows
Today: 84.1°F
3:02pm
60.9°F
5:28am
Yesterday: 87.2°F
2:52pm
58.1°F
5:05am
One Year Ago: 87.6°F 55.8°F
Station Record
On This date:4
87.6°F
2014
36.0°F
2013
This Month: 89.8°F
May 8
38.7°F
May 3
This Year: 89.8°F
May 8
-11.7°F
Feb 24
Normal:5 74 °F 51 °F
Day time It is Day time
Calm Wind:  W
0.0

Gusting to:
0.0
Current Rain Rain:
0.45 in
Outside Temperature
Last Hour: -8.1°F
24 Hour: -6.4°F
Outside Averages
MTD Average: 62.2°F
YTD Average: 35.4°F
Inside Temperature
Currently: Colder 0.5°F than last hour.80.5°F
Last Hour: -0.5°F
Tonight

Scattered T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Scattered
T-Storms
Lo 64 °F
Thursday

Scattered Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Scattered
Showers
Hi 83 °F
Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear
Mostly
Clear
Lo 55 °F

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Season Dates:
Summer begins in 25 days
June 21st @ 12:39pm
Upcoming Holidays
Independence Day July 4th
Dew Point Rain Wind Sun/Moon
Dew Point: Decreased 5°F since last hour. 57.4°F
Pleasant
In Last Hour: -5.0°F
High Dew
Point:
70.6°F
at 3:02 PM
Low Dew
Point:
52.1°F
at 1:55 AM
Record Dew
Point:
84.0°F
Jul 20, 2013
Wetbulb: 61.1°F
Humidity
Humidity: Increased 7% since last hour. 73 %
In Last Hour: +7%
High
Today
81%
at 7:01 AM
Low
Today
62%
at 11:31 AM
Barometer
Current: Rising 0.02  inHg/hr 30.153 inHg
In Last Hour: Rising slowly
Rain Today: 0.45 in
Rain Last Hour: 0.45 in
Rate Last Hour: 0.06 in/hr
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.00 in
May Rain: Under 5.44 in for the month 1.23 in
May Avg: 6.67 in
Diff from Avg: -5.44 in
YTD Rain:1 13.17 in
Last YTD Rain:1 20.14 in
Storm Total: 0.45 in
5 days in May
53 rain/snow days in 2015
0 day since last rain
Currently: W at
0.0 mph
Calm
Gusting To: 0.0
Max Gust
Last Hour:
6.2 mph ESE
@  6:42PM
Max Gust
Today:
12.1 mph
12:56 PM
Wind Run: miles
Max Gust
This Month:
18.4 mph
on  May 20
Max Gust
This Year:
28.9 mph
on  Jan 5
Max Gust
Record
40.3 mph
Oct 26, 2014
Heat Index
Current: 66.3°F
Today: 88.8°F  3:02 PM
Yesterday: 88.8°F
Record: 115.3°F
Jul-20-2013
Daylight:
Possible hours of Daylight
14:52

Which is
1 min 53 sec
Longer Than
Yesterday

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Waxing Gibbous, 9 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes in cycle
72%
Illuminated



Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Lunar Summary Cloud Level
Today: 1.3
May: 42.0
2015 to Date: 42.0
Heating Degree Days2
Season to Date: 6710.4
See Degree Day Info Page
Snow Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
May Snow: No Change 0.00 in
May Avg: 0.00 in
Diff from Avg: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 Over 3.915 in for the season 56.75 in
Season Average:2 52.83 in
Diff from Avg: 3.92 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in May
28 snow days this season.2
First Snow of this Season:
November 14th
Average 1st Snow:
30 of Nov
Moonrise: 2:29 pm
Moonset: 2:09 am
Full Strawberry Moon:
Jun 2, 2015
New Moon: Jun 16, 2015
Next Lunar Eclipse:
Sep 27, 2015
See Astronomy Page
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
May-27

8.2
May-28

8.1
May-29

7.5
Sunrise: 5:24 am
Solar Noon: 12:51
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 Tonight & Thursday
Tonight

Scattered T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Scattered
T-Storms
Lo 64 °F
NWS forecast: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday

Scattered Showers. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Scattered
Showers
Hi 83 °F
NWS forecast: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear
Mostly
Clear
Lo 55 °F
Friday

Sunny
Sunny

Hi 81 °F
Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 58 °F
Saturday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 81 °F
Saturday
Night

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 63 °F
Sunday

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 70 °F
Sunday
Night

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Lo 52 °F
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