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Comfort Index: Comfortable
 Updated19-Oct-2018 9:05pm @ 
 
Time of Next Full Update: 9:10 pm -  Station Elev: 1469 ft  
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@ 19-Oct-2018 9:05pm
71.6°F Colder 0.8°F than last hour.
Temp Change: °F /hr
Night time, Dry  Night time, Dry
Feels Like: 72 °F
Humidity: 48%Decreased 1% since last hour.
Dew Point: 50.9 °FDecreased 1.3°F since last hour.
Wind: Calm
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Gust: 0.0 mph
Pressure: 29.94 in  
Steady
Solar Rad: 0%
0 W/m2
UV Index: 0.0
None
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Rain Rate: 0.00 in
Rain Month: 5.20 in
Rain Year: 10.62 in

Almanac

Sunrise: 6:36 AM
Sunset: 5:50 PM
Moonrise: 3:31 PM
Moonset: 1:43 AM
Waxing Gibbous Moon
Waxing Gibbous Moon, Moon age: 10 days,3 hours,59 minutes,78%
78%
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Daily Min/Max

Today's High Temp: 82.7°F
1:52pm
Today's Low Temp: 59.5°F
5:15am
Today's High Humidity: 63%
12:45am
Today's Low Humidity: 29%
2:10pm
Today's High Dewpoint: 52.7°F
8:24pm
Today's Low Dewpoint: 44.2°F
7:05am
Today's High Barometric Pressure: 30.053 in/Hg
8:23am
Today's Low Barometric Pressure: 29.911 in/Hg
3:50pm
Today's High Wind Speed: 13.0 mph
10:19am
Today's
High UV:
4.9
 Medium 
12:04pm
Today's
High Solar:
780 W/m2
12:07pm
Today's High Rain Rate: 0.000 in/min
7:00pm
Today's High
Hourly Rain Rate:
0.000 in/hr
Days Since
Last Rain:
4 Days
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Data Quality for North Phoenix, AZ
CWOP ID - C3794




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Current Time Span Selected: 28 Days


Barometer Graph
Madis Value: 99% 
Data Span: 28 Days
Average Barometer Error: -1.2 milliBars
Error Standard Deviation: 0.3 milliBars

Baro Chart
Calculations/Data courtesy of Phillip Gladstone. Script courtesy of  Michael Holden of Relay Weather.






Temperature Graph
Madis Value: 99% 
Data Span: 28 Days 24 Hours Daytime Nighttime
Average Temp. Error: 0.9 °F 0.1 °F 1.5 °F
Error Standard Deviation: 1.6 °F 1.5 °F 1.3 °F

Temp Chart
Calculations/Data courtesy of Phillip Gladstone. Script courtesy of  Michael Holden of Relay Weather.




Dewpoint Graph
Madis Value: 98% 
Data Span: 28 Days 24 Hours Daytime Nighttime
Average Dewpoint Error: -1.6 °F -2.5 °F -0.8 °F
Error Standard Deviation: 2.4 °F 2.6 °F 1.9 °F

Dew Chart
Calculations/Data courtesy of Phillip Gladstone. Script courtesy of  Michael Holden of Relay Weather.




Wind
Madis Value: 99% 

Wind Vector
Calculations/Data courtesy of Phillip Gladstone. Script courtesy of  Michael Holden of Relay Weather.



Pepperridgenorthvalley.com is a proud member of the Citizen Weather Observer Program (CWOP). The above charts represent data reported to CWOP for North Phoenix, AZ (C3794 actuals in blue) with the predicted data based on surrounding stations (C3794 Analysis in red).

Data Quality:
The MADIS value represents the percentage of observations that have successfully passed the MADIS QC checks. If the Madis rating is within the acceptable limits, a green check will appear. Otherwise, a red x-mark will appear indicating that the data has not passed quality control.

Errors
If the above errors are POSITIVE, this means that the analysis variable is HIGHER than the reported variable. This means that the sensor is reading a variable lower than expected. If the above errors are NEGATIVE, this means that the analysis variable is LOWER than the reported variable. This means that the sensor is reading a variable higher than expected.

CWOP:
The Citizen Weather Observer Program (CWOP) is a private-public partnership with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration. Its three main goals: 1) to collect weather data contributed by citizens; 2) to make these data available for weather services; and 3) to provide feedback to the data contributors so that they have the tools to check and improve their data quality.

Many thanks go to Phillip Gladstone at CWOP for his dedication to providing the needed accuracy and quality checks for the amateur weather observer.





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 Pepper Ridge North Valley Random Weather Facts

DEW POINT
Dew point is the temperature to which air must be cooled for saturation (100% relative humidity) to occur. The dew point is an important measurement used to predict the formation of dew, frost, and fog. If dew point and temperature are close together in the late afternoon when the air begins to turn colder, fog is likely during the night. Dew point is also a good indicator of the air's actual water vapor content, unlike relative humidity, which takes the air's temperature into account. High dew point indicates high vapor content; low dew point indicates low vapor content. In addition a high dew point indicates a better chance of rain and severe thunderstorms. You can even use dew point to predict the minimum overnight temperature. Provided no fronts or other weather pattern changes are expected overnight, the afternoon's dew point gives you an idea of what minimum temperature to expect overnight.

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