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A sunny, cold AM, then increasing clouds early PM, then snowy late afternoon/early evening with drizzle, sleet, and rain mixed in update for West Rockville Maryland on Saturday, February 17 2018

A sunny, cold AM, then increasing clouds early PM, then snowy late afternoon/early evening with drizzle, sleet, and rain mixed in update for West Rockville Maryland on Saturday, February 17 2018

Saturday AM was sunny and seasonably cold but then classically progressive increasing clouds took over in the afternoon, lowering and thickening as our small snowstorm moved in by late afternoon and the early evening. Temps were around freezing in the early AM then rose into the low 40s by midday, then slid on off through most of the 30s the rest of the day. Snow (2.3″) fell between about 4 and 8 PM (approx), with mixed precip interspersed and before…

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A partly cloudy very warm day with late night showers update for West Rockville Maryland on Thursday, February 15 2018 and a brief update for Valentine’s Day, February 14 2018

A partly cloudy very warm day with late night showers update for West Rockville Maryland on Thursday, February 15 2018 and a brief update for Valentine’s Day, February 14 2018

I had a bad experience late Valentine’s Day Wednesday that I don’t really want to get into, but it precluded me posting my weather for Wednesday. I will summarize the day’s stats below and here in a several sentences. It was a partly cloudy day, milder day with a light PM shower (.02″). Temperatures rose to around the 50° mark by the late evening, with lows around the freezing mark for one more day in the early AM hours .The…

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A partly cloudy (clear AM, cloudy PM) colder update for West Rockville Maryland on Fat Tuesday, February 13 2018

A partly cloudy (clear AM, cloudy PM) colder update for West Rockville Maryland on Fat Tuesday, February 13 2018

Tuesday featured a transitional day, but in reverse order from Monday, with clear skies in the AM and cloudy skies in the PM with even a light shower (T) in the mid-afternoon that fell as a bit of snow in other locations in the region, along with some other frozen types of precipitation. Temperatures remained seasonably cold all day. Temperatures fell to 30° in the AM up to the low 40s in the mid-afternoon. The Tuesday maximum temperature from the…

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A partly cloudy (clouds AM, clear PM) gradually cooler update for West Rockville Maryland on Monday, February 12 2018

A partly cloudy (clouds AM, clear PM) gradually cooler update for West Rockville Maryland on Monday, February 12 2018

Monday featured a transitional day, with clouds and even a light shower (.02″) in the AM that lifted by midday and gave us a clear PM, with gradually falling temps from very mild in the very early AM down to more seasonable levels by late evening. Temperatures fell from the low 60s at midnight down to the mid 30s 24 hours later. The Monday maximum temperature from the VP2 (62.6°) was recorded at 0000 while the minimum temperature (34.6°) was…

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A mostly cloudy (high cloud types) ,milder update for West Rockville Maryland on Friday, February 9 2018

A mostly cloudy (high cloud types) ,milder update for West Rockville Maryland on Friday, February 9 2018

Friday featured a high cloud overcast most of the day, with some light drizzle in the early evening (T) and milder. Temperatures rose up to the lower mid 40s by mid-late afternoon, after one more seasonably cold night in the mid 20s in the early AM. The Friday maximum temperature from the VP2 (43.9°) was recorded at 1626 while the minimum temperature (24.6°) was recorded at 0105. Dew point temperatures rose today, ranging from a low of 20° very early…

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A mostly sunny , cold update for West Rockville Maryland on Thursday, February 8 2018

A mostly sunny , cold update for West Rockville Maryland on Thursday, February 8 2018

Thursday was sunny, cold and dry. Temps edged just above the freezing mark during a few short hours in the mid-late afternoon before returning down into the 20s in the mid-late evening and during the overnight, though there was some minor warming in the early morning hours here on Friday. The Thursday maximum temperature from the VP2 (32.8°) was recorded at 1635 while the minimum temperature (22.8°) was recorded at 0741. Dew point temperatures lowered today, ranging from a high…

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A cloudy, cold update for West Rockville Maryland on Tuesday, February 6 2018

A cloudy, cold update for West Rockville Maryland on Tuesday, February 6 2018

Tuesday was mostly cloudy most of the day, with some clear skies in the very early AM that allowed for our upper-mid 20s min temp for the day. Otherwise the temperatures were relatively cold most of the day with high temps reaching the upper 30s. The Monday maximum temperature from the VP2 (38.2°) was recorded at 1422 while the minimum temperature (27.0°) was recorded very early in the day at 0037 and was the same value as the min was…

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A sunny, not quite as cold or windy update for West Rockville Maryland on Sunday, January 7 2018

A sunny, not quite as cold or windy update for West Rockville Maryland on Sunday, January 7 2018

Sunday continued our nearly 2 week cold snap (last above 32 max was 34 on 12/26) but is starting to moderate with max temps today rising into the twenties with lessening winds, starting to come from a southerly component. The meager snow cover has evaporated down enough to now to record a trace on ground. The Sunday minimum temperature from the VP2 (5.9°) was recorded at 0650 will turn out to be my coldest minimum of this cold spell, and…

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A sunny, very cold and windy update for West Rockville Maryland on Friday, January 5 2018

A sunny, very cold and windy update for West Rockville Maryland on Friday, January 5 2018

Friday cleared up the skies from yesterday’s storm, but the cold air came back in with the coldest ever max temps in my short history here at my current location. The meager snow cover had no real chance to melt even out in the sun, but the wind did redistribute the remaining snow around. I had my first max temp ever in the teens. The Friday minimum temperature from the VP2 (10.1°) was recorded at 0731 while the maximum temperature…

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A mostly cloudy, mild, occasionally rainy update for West Rockville Maryland on Saturday, December 23 2017 and brief summary stats for Wednesday – Friday

A mostly cloudy, mild, occasionally rainy update for West Rockville Maryland on Saturday, December 23 2017 and brief summary stats for Wednesday – Friday

I fell in my apartment earlier this week and had to go to the ER of the closest hospital to get checked out and fixed up. So that put a real delay in posting my daily weather. I will describe Saturday fully, and try to summarize briefly the data for Wednesday through Friday. Any data you want that I don’t send out just ask me for, and I will send it to you separately, including my usual personal notes if…

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