Portland, Oregon Record Warmth: early November 2016

By: BelmontJeff, 1:42 AM GMT on November 13, 2016

Following an unusually wet and, for many locations, record-wet October in the Portland area, the first 10 days of November brought very warm weather as Mean Temps. averaged nearly 8 degrees above normal. Numerous new records have been set:


November 2016 Record Daily High Maximum Temperatures:

Portland Airport (PDX):
Nov. 4th: 69° (tying previous record of 69° from 1980 & 1975).
Nov. 8th: 68° (beating previous record of 64° f...

Updated: 5:31 AM GMT on November 22, 2016

Record-Wet October - Portland, Oregon Area

By: BelmontJeff, 11:56 PM GMT on November 05, 2016

It was a very wet beginning to the rainy season for the Portland area, not only for monthly precipitation totals but also for number of days of measurable rain. With an October total of 8.31”, the Portland Airport (PDX) didn’t quite set a new record, just missing the 8.41” total that was set in 1994. However, the 28 days of measurable precipitation (≥0.01") not only broke the October record by 5 days (besting 1947 and 1950), it now ranks as the 2nd most numb...

Updated: 12:32 AM GMT on November 06, 2016

Happy Valley, Oregon Weather: October 2016

By: BelmontJeff, 4:48 AM GMT on November 05, 2016

It was a very wet beginning to the rainy season; in fact, many area locations had a record wet October. Not only were there high monthly totals but also many days of rain. The month featured the following number of days: 19 Cloudy, 11 Partly Cloudy, and only 1 Clear. There were 29 days with some fog, 4 of these being Heavy (visibility <1/4 mile). There wasn't much wind to note during the month as the average was just 0.9 MPH, the Maximum Gust being 22 MPH (13th). Sm...

Updated: 5:37 AM GMT on November 22, 2016

Happy Valley, Oregon Weather: Sept. 2016

By: BelmontJeff, 8:54 PM GMT on October 01, 2016

September featured 9 Clear, 16 Partly Cloudy, and 5 Cloudy days. There were 15 foggy days, 10 of these being Heavy (visibility <1/4 mile). There wasn't much wind to note during the month as the average was 0.2 MPH, the Maximum Gust being 11 MPH (1st, 9th, & 13th).

TEMPERATURES: It was a rollercoaster ride of Maximum Temperatures this September. Though the month averaged slightly below Normal overall, daily temps varied widely, especially the latter half o...

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Updated: 5:24 PM GMT on October 24, 2016

Happy Valley, Oregon Weather: August 2016

By: BelmontJeff, 5:19 PM GMT on September 05, 2016

It was a beautiful month overall as 28 of the 31 days were Clear (21) or Partly Cloudy (7). Just 6 days had fog, one of these being briefly Heavy (<1/4 mile).


TEMPERATURES: Though the month's Mean departures from Normal were about +2° it was the Max. Temps that were even higher, averaging about +3° for the area, Mins therefore about +1°. The middle of the month was the hottest time; the 10-day period 11th-20th saw Max/Min/Mean Temps. of 89.1°/5...

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Updated: 5:24 PM GMT on September 05, 2016

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