Monday, May 21, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:15AM it’s currently 52 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 30.18″ and steady. 24hr high was 89, low 52.
The high pressure that has graced us through the weekend is pulling off the coast of New England this morning. We’ll see sunny skies this morning, then increasing clouds as low pressure moving up the Atlantic coast moves into the southern part of New England. Highs will be in the upper 70s with south winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with a chance of showers mainly after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with south winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 50%.
Tuesday showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms as a low pressure trough and associated cold front move into the North Country from the Great Lakes. Some heavy precipitation may occur. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of is rain 60%.
High pressure on the backside of Tuesday’s low will build into the region from the west on Wednesday bringing partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 56. We picked up 0.22″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 70°F and lows of 47°F.
Record high was 92°F in 1911.
Record low was 29°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 5:18 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:19 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 09m
Length of Day: 15h 00m
Tomorrow will be 1m 54s longer.
The Moon is new today, 10 hours old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:38 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:08 PM EDT