Category Archives: Summer

Wettest Meteorological Summer for Philadelphia

…Wettest meteorological Summer for Philadelphia… The Summer season from June 1 2013 to August 31 2013, was the wettest on record for the Philadelphia area. The rankings are listed below. Period of record dates back to 1872. Rank value ending … Continue reading

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Hail Reports in E PA May 8, 2013

  534NWUS51 KPHI 090122LSRPHIPRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT…SUMMARYNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ922 PM EDT WED MAY 08 2013..TIME… …EVENT… …CITY LOCATION… …LAT.LON…..DATE… ….MAG…. ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. …SOURCE……REMARKS..0428 PM HAIL NEWARK 39.68N 75.76W05/08/2013 E0.25 INCH NEW CASTLE DE TRAINED SPOTTER0434 PM HAIL … Continue reading

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Fifth warmest meteorological Summer on record at Philadelphia

  …Fifth warmest meteorological Summer on record at Philadelphia… Meteorological Summer (june, July and august), 2012 tied Summer, 2011 for the fifth warmest on record with an average temperature of 78.0 degrees. The warmest Summer on record occurred in 2010, … Continue reading

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East Coast August Hurricane?

Long range computer models have been hinting for several days now the potential for a tropical system up the East Coast August 20-22. What do you think, will it happen? Or will this summer’s hurricane season be like last winter … Continue reading

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4th Longest String of days with a Max Temperature of at Least 90 on Record at PHL

  …Fourth longest string of days with a maximum temperature of at least 90 degrees on record at Philadelphia…   The string of 12 days with a maximum temperature of at least 90 degrees that ran through July 9th of … Continue reading

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Derecho Summary from NWS

Below is a great summary on the historic “Derecho” last month courtesy of NWS, Blacksburg, VA     Historic “Derecho” Severe Wind Event Storms across the Midwest and Mid-Atlanticon June 29, 2012 Overview Often when it is very warm and humid … Continue reading

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Missed The Rain, Again

Here’s a shot of the accumulated rainfall from the early morning thunderstorms. Notice the dry patch along 78. NE NJ and the Jersey shore get rain again along with SE PA. Lawn is really getting dry outside! I must say … Continue reading

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STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE CONFIRMED FROM PLEASANTVILLE TO CHAPPAQUA

NOUS41 KOKX DDHHMM   PNSOKX   CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-231000-     PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY   410 PM EDT MON AUG 22 2011     …STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE CONFIRMED FROM   PLEASANTVILLE TO CHAPPAQUA IN … Continue reading

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Local Rainfall Records for August

  …Record monthly rainfall at Philadelphia Pennsylvania…   Philadelphia…through 5 am Friday August 19…has received a monthly total rainfall of 12.34 inches… surpassing the previous August record of 12.10 inches established in 1911.   The next monthly record to be … Continue reading

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Rainfall Reports

Excessive rains have fallen in the area since Saturday afternoon and continue to fall. Rudy from Bergenfield reports that he received an additional 1.29″ yesterday (Monday). Added to previous day’s total of 4.03″ it brings his total up to 5.32″. … Continue reading

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