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Comfort Index: Hot
 Updated24-Aug-2019 1:00pm @ 
 
Time of Next Full Update: 1:05 pm -  Station Elev: 1469 ft  
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Current Conditions

@ 24-Aug-2019 1:00pm
94.9°F Warmer 2.6°F than last hour.
Temp Change: °F /hr
Sunny, Dry  Sunny, Dry
Feels Like: 101 °F
Humidity: 44%Decreased 4% since last hour.
Dew Point: 69.6 °FDecreased 0.1°F since last hour.
Wind: Wind from SW SW@
1.0 mph
Gust: 0.0 mph
Pressure: 29.91 in Falling 0.022 inHg/hour
Falling slowly
Solar Rad: 99%
977 W/m2
UV Index: 5.5
 Medium 
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Rain Rate: 0.000 in
Rain Month: 0.02 in
Rain Year: 5.05 in

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Sunrise: 5:56 am
Sunset: 7:05 pm
Moonrise: 11:58 pm
Moonset: 2:09 pm
Waning Crescent Moon
Waning Crescent Moon, Moon age: 23 days,1 hours,12 minutes,41%
41%
Illuminated

Daily Min/Max

Today's High Temp: 94.9°F
12:57pm
Today's Low Temp: 83.3°F
5:57am
Today's High Humidity: 59%
7:49am
Today's Low Humidity: 44%
12:25pm
Today's High Dewpoint: 72.0°F
9:42am
Today's Low Dewpoint: 65.9°F
3:05am
Today's High Barometric Pressure: 29.967 in/Hg
8:52am
Today's Low Barometric Pressure: 29.848 in/Hg
12:00am
Today's High Wind Speed: 13.0 mph
12:53am
Today's
High UV:
7.1
 High 
12:44pm
Today's
High Solar:
1021 W/m2
12:45pm
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:
14 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: 98% 
Data Span: 28 Days
Average Barometer Error: 1.1 milliBars
Error Standard Deviation: 0.5 milliBars

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






Temperature Graph
Madis Value: 98% 
Data Span: 28 Days 24 Hours Daytime Nighttime
Average Temp. Error: 0.6 °F -0.4 °F 1.6 °F
Error Standard Deviation: 1.9 °F 1.8 °F 1.6 °F

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




Dewpoint Graph
Madis Value: 80% 
Data Span: 28 Days 24 Hours Daytime Nighttime
Average Dewpoint Error: -4.0 °F -5.1 °F -2.6 °F
Error Standard Deviation: 3.2 °F 3.2 °F 2.5 °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

MONSOON
The word "monsoon" comes from the Arabic "mausim" which means "a season" A common misuse of the term "monsoon" is to refer to INDIVIDUAL thunderstorms as "monsoons" (example - "The North Valley was pounded by monsoons this evening!"). The correct statement would be "The east valley was pounded by strong thunderstorms this evening!"

A MONSOON is a Seasonal wind shift that often brings a dramatic increase in moisture, and associated shower and thunderstorm activity, to the affected region. As the monsoon ends, and the winds shift again, the reverse occurs, with much drier air moving into the area.

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