Wednesday, May 6, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 38 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 37, barometric pressure 30.30” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 68, and the overnight low was 37.
We’ve got another lovely day on tap courtesy of a ridge of high pressure which is now over New England. We’ll see sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows in the lower 40s and west winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Thursday should be sunny and warmer with highs around 80 and light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Thursday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 40s and light and variable winds.
Friday’s looking sunny and warmer still with highs in the mid 80s and south winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 56 and a low of 34.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 64 and lows of 42.
The record high was 87°F in 1944.
The record low was 25°F in 1961.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:01 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 30m
Length of Day: 14h 25m
Tomorrow will be 2m31s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 17d 15h old with 94% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:32 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:31 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I spent some time chasing this song sparrow yesterday morning as he hopped about in the sumac in part of our front field. He didn’t seem too bothered by my presence, allowing me to get in fairly close as he hopped from branch to branch pausing to loose is lovely song.
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/1250″ exposure.