Wednesday, July 11, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 58 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 58, barometric pressure 30.01” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.03” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 85, and the overnight low was 53.
Today will be cooler and drier than yesterday as high pressure builds in from the west. Temperatures will rise a few degrees each day through the end of the week, then really ratchet up Sunday and Monday with temperatures well above normal for the beginning of next week. The next chance for precipitation comes Friday night through Saturday as a cold front moves through.
We’ll see sunny skies today with a high near 76 and light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Tonight should be clear with a low around 51 and north winds around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday should be sunny with a high near 79 and calm winds becoming northwesterly 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Thursday night should be clear with a low around 54 and light and variable winds.
Friday should be sunny with a high near 84 and light southwest winds. Friday night should bring a 40% chance of showers late. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a low around 62 and calm winds becoming southerly around 5 mph after midnight. Precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Last year on this date we had a high of 83 and a low of 60. We picked up 0.14″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are a high of 81° and a low of 60°.
The record low was 48° in 1977.
The record high was 96° in 1911.
Length of day: 15:17:18
Today will be 1:20 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 27.4 days old with 5% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
We were driving along Hinesburg Road the other day just as the sun was setting over the Adirondacks. We just had to stop to get a few shots of the sun through the shimmering grasses.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 28mm, ISO 800, f/9, 1/100″ exposure.