Wednesday  August 15, 2018 

The 227th day of 2018

Highs and Lows

  High Low
Temperature 83.8°F @ 12:31 PM 66.9°F @ 6:36 AM
Dew Point 72.8°F @ 10:03 AM 65.4°F @ 6:36 AM
Humidity 97% @ 8:17 AM 64% @ 12:15 PM
Wind Gust SSW 4 mph @ 3:36 PM SSW 0 mph @ 12:00 AM
Wind Speed SSE 0 mph @ 3:27 PM SSW 0 mph @ 12:00 AM
Sunshine 807 W/m2 @ 12:28 PM
Precipitation 0.00"/hr1 @ 12:00 AM 0.00"/hr1 @ 12:00 AM
Barometer 29.884" @ 1:23 PM 29.792" @ 3:08 AM
Heat Index 88°F @ 11:21 AM 66°F @ 6:36 AM
UV Index 16.0 @ 8:24 AM
1 Instantaneous rainfall rate.

 

Averages

  Last 5 minutes  Current Hour  Today 
Temperature °F 81.2 81.3 74.9
Dew Point °F 70.9 71.2 68.9
Humidity 71% 71.3% 82.9%
Wind Gust 217° @ 0.0 mph 217° @ 0.0 mph 177° @ 0.0 mph
Sunshine (W/m2) 13.9 17.1 145.2
Precipitation (inches) 0.00 0.00 0.01
Barometer (inches Hg.) 29.872 29.869 29.844
Heat Index °F 86.0 86.0 76.6
UV Index 16.00 16.00 8.58

 

Hourly Observations

Hour Temperature (°F) Humi-
dity

(%)
Wind
(mph)
Pressure Rain (in) Sun
(W/m2)
UV ET
(in)
Air 6 Hour Dew Alt
(in Hg.)
Sea
Level

(mb)
1 hr 3 hr 6 hr Day Rate
Max Min Day
18:00 81.4 71.1 71 Calm 29.86 1011.3 0.01 0.00 21 16.0 0.069
17:00 83.0 70.9 67 Calm 29.87 1011.6 0.01 0.00 40 16.0 0.068
16:00 82.4 70.8 68 Calm 29.87 1011.5 0.01 0.00 62 16.0 0.064
15:00 81.6 69.6 67 SSW 0 G 2 29.88 1011.8 0.01 0.00 81 16.0 0.062
14:00 82.2 83.8 68.9 69.7 66 E 0 G 2 29.88 1011.8 0.01 0.00 83 16.0 0.060
13:00 83.2 70.7 66 Calm 29.88 1012.0 0.01 0.00 281 16.0 0.056
12:00 83.4 71.3 67 S 0 G 1 29.88 1011.8 0.01 0.00 772 16.0 0.044
11:00 81.1 70.8 71 Calm 29.88 1011.7 0.01 0.00 712 16.0 0.025
10:00 75.8 72.3 89 Calm 29.87 1011.4 0.01 0.00 598 16.0 0.009
09:00 71.6 70.4 96 Calm 29.86 1011.3 0.01 0.00 84 16.0 0.004
08:00 68.9 68.9 66.9 67.7 96 Calm 29.85 1010.7 0.01 0.00 46 0.0 0.002
07:00 67.3 65.8 95 Calm 29.83 1010.3 0.01 0.00 21 0.0 0.001
06:00 67.3 65.8 95 Calm 29.82 1009.7 0.01 0.00 0 0.0 0.001
05:00 67.9 66.4 95 Calm 29.80 1009.2 0.01 0.00 0 0.0 0.001
04:00 68.4 66.6 94 Calm 29.80 1009.1 0.01 0.00 0 0.0 0.001
03:00 68.6 66.8 94 Calm 29.80 1009.1 0.01 0.00 0 0.0 0.001
02:00 68.9 74.4 68.9 66.8 93 Calm 29.80 1009.3 0.01 0.01 0.00 0 0.0 0.001
01:00 69.3 67.2 93 Calm 29.81 1009.5 0.01 0.00 0 0.0 0.001
00:00 69.6 67.2 92 Calm 29.81 1009.5 0.01 0.00 0 0.0 0.001

 

Totals

  Today Month Year/Season
Wind Run (miles) 0.1 9.7 3260.1
Sunshine Minutes
(Sunshine intensity > 120 W/m2)
247 2,393 58,035
Precipitation (inches) 0.01 7.09 31.33
Evapotranspiration (inches) 0.069 0.091 0.802
Degree Days
Heating (Base 65°F)
Cooling (Base 65°F)
 
0
11
 
0
182
 
0
687

 

Sunrise, Sunset

Twilight begins  5:45 AM
Sunrise  6:06 AM
Sunset  7:53 PM
Twilight ends  8:13 PM

 

The Moon

Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 5 days in cycle
Waxing Crescent
 Moonrise  10:52 AM
 Moonset  10:44 PM

 

Observed Conditions

Precipitation types  none
Snowfall today  0.0"
Snow on the ground  0"
Snowfall this season  0.0"

 

Observer Notes for Today

 None.

 

Normals and Records

Normals for August 151
High Temperature:
Low Temperature:
Mean Temperature:
Rainfall:
Snowfall:
81.0°F
62.0°F
71.0°F
0.14"
0.0"
Central Park records for August 15
High Temperature:
Low Temperature:
Rainfall:
Snowfall:
97°F (1988)
54°F (1964)
1.52" (1911)
0.0" (--)
1 1971-2000 for COOP station 309670

 

This Date Last Year

  High Low Mean/Total
Temperature 72.8°F @ 6:09 PM 68.6°F @ 6:43 AM 70.7°F
Dew Point 69.4°F @ 11:48 AM 64.1°F @ 12:47 AM 67.6°F
Humidity 94% @ 8:39 AM 85% @ 12:00 AM 89.9%
Wind Gust WSW 4 mph @ 11:17 AM S 0 mph @ 12:00 AM 228° @ 0.0 mph
Wind Speed SSW 1 mph @ 1:28 PM S 0 mph @ 12:00 AM  
Sunshine (W/m2) 330 @ 10:25 AM 27.7
Precipitation 0.28"/hr1 @4:15 AM 0.00"/hr1 @12:00 AM 0.11"
Evapotranspiration     0.020"
Barometer 29.923" @ 12:23 AM 29.860" @ 4:38 PM 29.893"
Wind Chill Gust 73°F @ 6:09 PM 69°F @ 6:43 AM  
Wind Chill Avg 73°F @ 6:09 PM 69°F @ 6:43 AM 70.7°F
Heat Index 74°F @ 12:31 PM 68°F @ 12:24 AM 70.8°F
UV Index 0.0 @ 12:00 AM 0.00
1 Instantaneous rainfall rate.
Snowfall 0.0"  
Snowcover 0"

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