Monday, July 21, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently 55 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 55, barometric pressure 30.15” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 79, and the overnight low was 54.
Surface high pressure will slide east of our region today putting us on the warm side of a southerly airflow. Consequently we’ll see increasing temperatures and humidity over the next couple of days. We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon over the ‘Dacks and northern Vermont. Highs will be in the lower 80s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 60s and light and variable winds.
Tuesday should be mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday night should be mostly clear and muggy with lows in the mid 60s and south winds around 10 mph.
A cold front will move into the region on Wednesday kicking off occasional showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. It’ll be humid with highs in the mid 80s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Wednesday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the upper 50s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 53. We picked up 0.22″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 81 and lows of 61.
The record high was was 97°F in 2011 (we had a high of 93).
The record low was 45°F in 1966.
Sunrise: 5:27 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:28 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 09m
Length of Day: 15h 00m
Tomorrow will be 1m 55s shorter.
The Moon a waning crescent, 24d 2h old with 26% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:19 AM EDT
Moonset: 4:06 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
It’s a good year for astilbe this summer, at least around our house! We have several varieties planted in our various gardens and they’re all very lush this year.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1250, f/11, 1/160″ exposure.