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  • Which is the coolest month of summer?

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:John Polyniak, in Lake Shore, writes: “Hi Frank. Summer starts in June and ends in September. Which month is hotter on average?” The average temperature for June in Baltimore is 72.4 degrees. The average for...
  • Worst of Irene's winds may hit Mt. Washington (NH)

     
    Weather observers on top of Mt. Washington (in New Hampshire), say they're already seeing the effects of Tropical Storm Irene. But the strongest winds are not expected until tonight. Their forecast calls for winds to gust tonight to more than......
  • 2010: a tally of busted/tied weather records

     
    So let's see if I can gather up a complete record of all the Baltimore weather records broken or matched so far this year. Feel free to add more if you think I've missed something:1. Hottest summer: The average temperature......
  • Mercury touches 30s overnight

     
    The official thermometer out at BWI-Marshall Airport dipped to 39 degrees overnight, the first time we've seen that territory since May 11. It wasn't a record. The coldest reading for an Oct. 21 in Baltimore is 26 degrees, set in 1952. The coldest......
  • 2010 weather records update

     
    The Baltimore weather records just keep falling this year. Here's an updated and re-organized version of the tally we ran last month:1. Most snow: The official total (for the season, which includes December 2009) was 77 inches. That broke the......
  • Rainy day Thursday; sunny, cold for weekend

     
    Low pressure approaching from the west, and a coastal storm off the Carolinas will combine to bring us a rainy day Thursday in Maryland. Once the bad weather moves off, Saturday and Sunday should clear off, but with below-average temperatures and......
  • October was mild; November can bring snow

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS: October at BWI-Marshall ended 2.2 degrees warmer than average, our eighth such month in a row. Temperatures ranged from 85 on the 11th to 35 on the 30th. Rainfall totaled 2.95 inches, a little below the norm.......
  • Dry weather signaling start of another round of South Florida water fights

     
    After South Florida???s record dry October, drought concerns are already ramping up the seemingly annual political fights over how to divvy up Lake Okeechobee???s water. The lake serves as South Florida???s primary backup water supply. This week,...
  • Why do some temperature records endure?

     
    FR0M TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The human brain is wired to seek patterns in its environment. From babyhood we look for faces, and see them everywhere – in clouds, wallpaper, even rock profiles. I see and wonder about patterns in weather statistics....
  • Wintry, or just cold and damp for Thanksgiving?

     
    If this forecast proves accurate, you read it here first. If not, forget I even mentioned it.Forecasters are beginning to talk about a surge of arctic air into the mid-Atlantic states next week. Just add water and you could have......
  • It takes two storms for a record soaking

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Continuing today with more wet-weather statistics from the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. Science Officer Steve Zubrick points out that it was Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee that made Aug. 13-Sept. 11...