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Offline niko

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« on: March 17, 2004, 04:12:45 AM »
We have microclimates here in the SF bay area, you can drive a few miles and think you are in another country. Localized forecasting is a nightmare. Check out the temperature and humidity variation today in my little coastal microclimate, driven by the wind direction changes at 3 AM and 11 AM.
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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2004, 04:21:58 AM »
what is that about 15F and 60%  in one hour?  

Around here the micro climate is based on elevation, "build up", and lack of wind.  During those dry fall nights, it is not unusal for me to have 15-20F colder than built up columbus 30 miles away.  And there is  an AWS station about 3 miles away from me, but 100 ft lower in elevation can be 5-10 F lower.
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2004, 05:04:06 AM »
Quote from: Vergil83
what is that about 15F and 60%  in one hour?

Yes. The 19 deg F decrease from 11 AM to noon was the big one.

 

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