LITCHFIELD COUNTY  -  Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement  
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Good Evening! Updated: Tuesday, April 20th 5:50:00 pm  
Outside Temperature Current Conditions Forecast

Currently: 70.0, Max: 71.8, Min: 40.6

Colder 0.5°F than last hour. 70.0°F

Comfortable

Heat Index: 
77.0°F
Temp Highs Lows
Today: 71.8°F
4:39pm
40.6°F
6:28am
Yesterday: 65.1°F
12:11pm
37.9°F
6:24am
One Year Ago: 58.2°F 37.1°F
Station Record
On This Date:4
68.0°F
2017
32.0°F
2018
This Month: 74.1°F
Apr 14
23.0°F
Apr 3
Windsor Locks
Record
On This Date:5
89°F
1976
25°F
1926
Normal:5 63 °F 40 °F
Day time It is Day time
Wind from S Wind:  S
0.4

Gusting to:
0.0
Current Rain Rain:
0.01 in
Outside Temperature
Last Hour: -0.5°F
24 Hour: +9.1°F
Outside Averages
MTD Average: 49.2°F
YTD Average: 36.3°F
Inside Temperature
Currently: No Change74.2°F
Last Hour: 0.0°F
Tonight

Tonight: A slight chance of rain after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Slight Chance
Rain


Wednesday

Wednesday: A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 58. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Chance Rain
then Showers


Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Rain showers likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Rain/Snow
Likely then
Slight Chance
Snow Showers

Lo 46 °F Hi 58 °F Lo 30 °F

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Season Dates:
Summer begins in 61 days
June 20th @ 11:33pm
We've already gained
4 hours and 31 minutes of daylight!
Upcoming Holidays
Memorial Day May 31st
Dew Point Rain Wind Sun/Moon
Dew Point: Increased 1.6°F since last hour. 42.5°F
Dry
In Last Hour: +1.6°F
High Dew
Point:
54.0°F
at 10:25 AM
Low Dew
Point:
39.7°F
at 5:07 PM
Record Dew
Point:
84.0°F
Jul 20, 2013
Wetbulb: 56.2°F
Humidity
Humidity: Increased 3% since last hour. 37 %
In Last Hour: +3%
High
Today
100%
at 12:32 AM
Low
Today
33%
at 3:38 PM
Barometer
Current: Rising 0.003  inHg/hr 30.011 inHg
In Last Hour: Steady
In Last 3 Hours: Falling slowly
Rain Today: 0.01 in
Rain Last Hour: 0.00 in
Rate Last Hour: 0.00/hr
Max Rain: 0.03 in/hr
Rate Today: at 6:23 AM
Rain Yesterday: 0.09 in
Max Rain: 0.67 in/hr
Rate Yesterday: at 6:50 PM
Last 7 Days: 1.76 in
April Rain: Under 2.03 in for the month 2.14 in
April Avg: 4.17 in
Diff from Avg: -2.03 in
YTD Rain:1 9.02 in
Last YTD Rain:1 11.71 in
Last Rain: Apr 20
at 6:23 AM
Storm Total: 0.10 in
6 Days in April
35 Rain/Snow Days in 2021
0 Days since last rain
Currently: S at
0.4 mph
Calm
Gusting To: 0.0
Max Gust
Last Hour:
9.7 mph SE
at  5:01 pm
Max Gust
Today:
20.0 mph
at  11:35 AM
Wind Run: miles
Max Gust
This Month:
25.3 mph
on  Apr 5
Max Gust
This Year:
30.0 mph
on  Mar 26
Max Gust
Record
40.3 mph
Oct 26, 2014
Heat Index
Current: 77.0°F
Today: 71.8°F  4:39 PM
Yesterday: 65.1°F
Record: 115.3°F
Jul 20, 2013
13 hours,
35 minutes
of Daylight
- - - - - - - -
(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend
- - - - - - - -
Which is
2 min 36 sec
Longer Than
Yesterday
First Quarter Moon
Waxing Gibbous, 8 days, 19 hours, 20 minutes in cycle
57%
Illuminated



Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Lunar Summary Cloud Level
Today: 0.0
April: 0.0
2021 to Date: 0.0
Heating Degree Days2
Season to Date: 5220.6
See Degree Day Info Page
Snow Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
April Snow: Under 1.732 in for the month 0.00 in
April Avg: 1.73 in
Diff from Avg: -1.73 in
Season Total:2 Over 0.583 in for the season 47.00 in
Season Average:2 46.42 in
Diff from Avg: 0.58 in
Last Snow: Mar 16
Storm Total: 0.25 in
Current
Snow Depth:
0.00 in
0 Snow Days in April
22 Snow Days this Season.2
First Snow of this Season:
December 16th
Average First Snow:
November 30th
Moonrise: 12:05 pm
Moonset: 2:42 am
Full Pink Moon:
Apr 26, 2021
New Moon: May 11, 2021
Next Lunar Eclipse:
May 26, 2021
See Astronomy Page
See Moon Names Page
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Apr-20

6.1
Apr-21

6.3
Apr-22

5.0
Sunrise: 6:05 am
Solar Noon: 12:52
Sunset: 7:40 pm
Next Solar Eclipse:
Oct 14, 2023
See Astronomy Page
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.    2 Snow & heating degree day season July 1st to June 30th.   
3 Snow manually measured, usually around 6PM.   
4 Station high/low records for this date, exclusive of todays readings.
5 Windsor Locks Record and Normal temperatures are at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT and are updated at 4AM.
6 Overnight Frost calculation starts at 10AM and resets to zero at 10AM the next day.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Tonight & Wednesday
Tonight

Tonight: A slight chance of rain after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Slight Chance
Rain


Lo 46 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of rain after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday

Wednesday: A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 58. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Chance Rain
then Showers


Hi 58 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 58. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Rain showers likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Rain/Snow
Likely then
Slight Chance
Snow Showers

Lo 30 °F
Thursday

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Mostly Sunny
then Partly
Sunny and
Breezy

Hi 46 °F
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Partly Cloudy


Lo 33 °F
Friday

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunny


Hi 58 °F
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Mostly Clear


Lo 39 °F
Saturday

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Mostly Sunny


Hi 65 °F
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Showers
Likely


Lo 44 °F
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