I have always enjoyed watching the weather. The weather occurs on a grand scale that is hard for us to comprehend. When we think about rainfall, for instance, we think about its depth. That is the smallest dimension! Consider the volume. Several years ago, we had a summer thunderstorm produce 2.5 inches of rain in about 20 minutes. In those 20 minutes 3,600,000 gallons of water fell on our 53 acre farm. Each gallon of water weighs about 8.3 pounds. That is 29,900,000 pounds (14,940 tons) of water on our farm alone. That water all came out of clouds that still existed and continued to produce rain as they moved on.
In 1999 I installed a Davis Weather Monitor II weather station. I upgraded it with the WeatherLink software the next spring. Since then I replaced the Monitor II with a Davis Vantage Pro 2. Summaries of the weather data from those instruments are linked below at the right and will open in a new tab or window.
The linked data is updated automatically every morning at about 7:20 AM Eastern time if everything is working. The monthly links below form a circular buffer for the year so that the current month and those previous have this year’s data while those not yet reached have last year’s data in them.
Monthly Climate Summaries
Yearly Climate Summaries