Oct 12, 2008

Indian Summer

This past week was a nice one. Comfortable temperatures, sunshine, and even a day of rain. However, a large High pressure to our east is currently ushering in very warm air which is sending our daily max temps 10+ degrees above average. Feels like an Indian Summer. (OSNW3 October Observations)

(Temp Comparison 2007 / 2008 | Oct 1 - 12)
Max temp: 70.2 / 60.6 / -9.6
Min temp: 55.6 / 44.3 / -11.3



(October 2008 Precipitation)
2008 Monthly Total
Precip 1.11
Snow 0.0
Oshkosh Average
Precip 2.20
Snow 0.1
Departure
Precip (1.09)
Snow (0.1)



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Color Report
I would guess the tree across the street has reached it's peak due to the many leaves that have dropped in the past two days. Keep up on the latest color changes state wide from Travel Wisconsin Fall Color Report.

(Tree Across Street - Oct 10, 2008)


(Tree Across Street - Oct 12, 2008)


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Direct Sunlight

This video shows why they tell you to keep your thermometers out of direct sunlight. Watch the temperature bounce all over the place in a larger view. (6MB)

(OSNW3 - Oct 12, 2008)
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