I live in the Portland, Oregon area and have always had a fascination with weather, its extremes, & stats. I'm also in CoCoRaHS: HAPPY VALLEY 1.7 ESE.
By: BelmontJeff, 12:38 AM GMT on March 06, 2017
TEMPERATURES: The first 9 days of the month were variable, starting out with maximums in the low 40's, jumping to the low 50's on the 4th, falling back to the upper 30's by the 7th, then reaching 57.8° on the 9th, this latter reading being the highest temperature since the 58.4° on Nov. 19, 2016. From this point through the end of the month, temperatures were steady then gradually declined; the minimum temperatures experienced the same progression. After a relati...
Updated: 9:04 PM GMT on March 08, 2017
By: BelmontJeff, 9:06 PM GMT on February 25, 2017
On Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, the Baltimore airport (BWI) reached a maximum temperature of 75°F, the 7th such February occurrence of a temperature of ≥70°F., setting its all-time record for the month. The previous record of 6 days occurred in 1976. The airport data goes back to Aug. 1950; when including the longer-term Baltimore Custom House data, the period of record for Baltimore goes back to July 1872. With a cold front currently passing through, it's likely th...
By: BelmontJeff, 5:36 PM GMT on February 03, 2017
PRECIPITATION: The big story was the surprise heavy snowfall on the 10th-11th. Predictions were for only 1-4” but we received 10” here in Happy Valley as an earlier rain on the 10th quickly changed to snow in the early evening as temperatures dropped and wet snow began to fall heavily as the storm moved directly over the Portland area, becoming compact and stronger than expected. This resulted in an extended period of snowfall into the morning of the 11th. The h...
Updated: 5:37 AM GMT on February 04, 2017
By: BelmontJeff, 1:07 AM GMT on January 03, 2017
TEMPERATURES: December was colder than normal but not due to extremely cold air but mostly from a lack of much warm air. The month had only one Max. Temp. ≥50 (51.0° on the 3rd). As far as Min. Temps, 27 of the 31 days reached ≤40.0°, 12 of which were ≤32.0° (14 when including ≤32.4°). The two halves of the month were similar, not having the normal general decline through the month. The Average Max/Min/Mean Temps: 1st-15th: 40.9°/34.3°/37.6°; 16th-31s...
By: BelmontJeff, 3:12 AM GMT on December 09, 2016
The month featured 18 Cloudy, 10 Partly Cloudy, and only 2 Clear days. There were 18 foggy days, none of which were Heavy (visibility <1/4 mile). The Peak Wind Gust reached 21 MPH (23rd & 27th).
TEMPERATURES: It was a very warm beginning to the month, with the second half cooling considerably but still providing one of the warmest Novembers on record. Splitting the month in half, the Average Max/Min/Mean Temps were recorded: 1st-15th: 62.0°/49.8°/55.9°...
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Happy Valley - Bella Casa
Happy Valley, OR
|Dew Point:||48.2 °F|
|Wind Gust:||0.0 mph|
Updated: 8:22 AM PDT on March 29, 2017