Reisterstown City Maryland Weather Summary for April 2016

Reisterstown City Maryland Weather Summary for April 2016
by Ray Muller, SKYWARN and CoCoRAHS weather observer

Temperature
Maximum for month 82° at 1601 on April 26
Minimum for month 24° at 0507 on April 6
Minimum maximum for month was 46° at 1858 on April 9
Maximum minimum for month was 62° at 0655 on April 26

Precipitation
Monthly total amount 2.47″
Year to date amount 13.84″
Maximum amount in 12 hours 0.52″ on April 7
Maximum amount in 24 hours 1.20″ on April 7
Number of days of measurable amounts:
.01″ = 13
.10″ = 7
.50″ = 1
1.00″ = 1

Snowfall
Monthly total amount T
Yearly total amount 36.0″
Maximum amount in 24 hours T on April 9 and 10
Maximum snow depth on the ground was 0

Winds
2-minute fastest mile was 34 MPH from 320° at 2207 on April 2
Peak wind gust was 50 MPH from the Northwest at 2208 on April 2
Number of days with:
Gale-force winds = 4
Damaging winds = 0

Barometric pressure
Maximum value 30.50″ at 0757 on April 17
Minimum value 29.40″ at 1600 on April 2

Relative Humidity

Minimum value 13% at 1400 on April 24
Maximum value 100% on 5 seperate days during April

Types of weather

Fog = 12
Dense Fog = 1
Ice Pellets = 1
Thunder = 3
Haze = 8
Smoke = 2

Lowest Visibility was 1/4 mile in drizzle/fog on April 30

1900 observation averages

Sky cover 5.8 tenths
Visibility 5.0 miles
Temperature 57.4°
Dew point temperature 39.4°
Average relative humidity 51%
Wind direction and speed 290° at 8.6 MPH
Barometer 30.00″

Comments: Temperatures in the area averaged 2° – 3° above normal.
Precipitation was below normal.
Snowfall was also below normal.
On April 7, very heavy thunderstorm reduced visibility to 1/2 mile with
heavy rain, wind gusts to 35 MPH and rapidly falling barometric pressure.
The daily average peak wind gust was 25.1 MPH with the associated
prevailing daily wind direction from the west.

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