Author Archives: Mark Albright
In western Washington we have an ASOS site at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station (KNUW) whose temperature often runs considerably higher than surrounding sites. For example, the high temperature today about 2 miles south of KNUW ASOS on Whidbey Island was 52 … Continue reading
The Hanford climate station in eastern Washington reports February 2015 to have been their warmest February in the 71 year historical record from 1945 – 2015. The mean of 45.3 F exceeded the previous record in February 1958 by +0.8 … Continue reading
Final results are in…at the Olympia Airport over the past 74 years since 1942 this past month was the 3rd warmest February in the historical record: 1) 1958 47.0 F 2) 1963 46.1 3) 2015 46.0 … Continue reading
March came in like a polar bear up in Eureka on the Arctic coast of Canada with a max temperature of -55 F and a min temperature of -60 F on 1 March 2013, the 2nd consecutive day to reach … Continue reading
They are celebrating in Wenatchee WA. For the first time in nearly 3 weeks the temperature has risen above freezing with 33 F reported at 11 AM 29 Jan 2013. The max temperature reached 37 F back on 10 Jan … Continue reading
Up at the 500 hPa level, this morning finds a considerably warmer temperature at Yakutat AK, with -19 C, than at Tucson AZ where the temperature is -31 C. The warmest 500 hPA temperature this month (Jan 2013) at Yakutat … Continue reading
The temperature reached 71 F at Walla Walla Airport on both 4 and 5 November 2012. While well above normal (54 F) it doesn’t come close to the November record high temperature of 80 F on 4 November 1975.