doncat

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About doncat

  • Birthday 01/25/1960

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    Staten Island, New York
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    Have operated home weather station for over 35 years with records going back to 1977... Current equipment includes Vantage pro, Nimbus digital thermometer, standard nws rain gage, to name a few.

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  1. At least the gloomy weather keeps people indoors...we saw how it looked the other day with the nice weather and all the people out and about.
  2. Was looking like a very wet 10 days after last Mondays storm but then Wednesdays storm stayed south of us, this weekend under performed and this coming midweek storm disappeared. 0.34" here so far.
  3. I like them all so my rankings wouldn't mean I don't want it if it's ranked low lol. Nice list, I'll work on it.
  4. This date in 1998 was the first day of 5 straight in the 80's for many of us, reaching 87° on the 31st here.
  5. Went for a walk...no wind, so quiet. Reminded me of the movie "The Omega Man" with Charlton Heston... one of my favs.
  6. 1.59" here with high temp of 41°...currently 36°. Dreary day for dreary times.
  7. Yeah 2001-02 is my warmest met winter but finishes a little further down using astro winter period.
  8. My station stats for astro winter are as follows...Temp was 2nd warmest on record just falling short of 2011-12. Precip was somewhat below normal at 9.06". Snowfall of 2.8" is the lowest on record, beating the 3.0" total in 1997-98. Overall grade .
  9. It was still in the 60's here as late as 3:30pm with a se wind...wind then shifted sw and we soared to 78°.
  10. 78° high today..is station record high for date.
  11. Some heavy rains this am...1.00" here so far.
  12. 35° here this am...Hope all are well.