Saturday, March 23, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:30 AM:
Air Temp:-4.4
Conditions: clear
Windchill: -7.5
Humidity: 61%
Wind: 7.3 km/h SW
Pressure: 986 mb
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: +7.0
Low: -4.5

Latest conditions reported from the local OFFICIAL weather station at
Western Head,N.S. :
-2 °C
Windchill: -8 °C
Humidity: 83%
Wind: 22 km/h WSW
Wind Gust: km/h
Dew Point: -5 °C
Pressure: 998 hPa (Rising)
Updated: 7:00 AM ADT on March 23, 2013

Record values for today:
Highest Temperature (1960-2012) 16.2°C 2012
Lowest Temperature (1960-2012) -13.2°C 2004
Greatest Precipitation (1960-2012) 54.1mm 2010
Greatest Rainfall (1960-1975) 40.6mm 1970
Greatest Snowfall (1960-1975) 22.9cm 1971
Most Snow on the Ground (1960-2007) 15.0cm 1964
Yesterday was mostly sunny with temps that were fairly warm.The evening was
clear with temps dropping below freezing.It's clear and chilly this
morning.Clouds are expected to move in later and flurries are possible later
today and tomorrow.

Today's Forecast:
Today..Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness near noon then 60 percent
chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to
40. High plus 2. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind west
20 km/h. Low minus 1.
Sunday..Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind
northwest 20 km/h becoming light near noon. High plus 3.

Marine Forecast:
Wind west 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 25 to 30 this afternoon
then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning. A few showers
or flurries.

 Today's weather trivia: 23 March 1968: The UN¿s World Meteorological
Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, has designated this date each year to
promote the science and service of meteorology. On this date, the Canada
Post Office issued a 5-cent stamp to commemorate the 200th anniversary of
Canada¿s first long-term, fixed-point weather observations at Fort Prince of
Wales, now Churchill, MB.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
Environment Canada

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