Posted by: senorwx | August 4, 2008

What A Difference a Year Makes – July 2008 Summary

The weather station data says it all:  we had a lot of rain this July.

Three times as much as last year! Fifteen this year.  Five last year.

Everything else … the highs/lows/humidity … were pretty much the same as last year.

The most notable rain event:  Friday, the 25th, late afternoon, we received more than 2 inches of rain in a little more than an hour.  At one point, the rain was coming down at a rate of more than 8 inches an hour!

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  1. The lows this year aren’t a little bit lower or lower more regularly than last year. It has been feeling fresher at night and first thing in the morning.

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  2. Love this site and the weather information. Great job and greatly appreciated.

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  3. I am greatful for the rain and just hope we can save some this season.
    My question is, what happened to the old data screen? I miss it.
    It seemed to give me all the information I like to know at one time. I always keep it on my screen or check it many times a day. The heavy rains in July I was in the states but felt like I was back home in San Pancho watching the rain and wind information.
    Think we might get it back?
    Memo

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  4. Bill –
    I, too, miss the graphic we’ve had since starting the station here in San Pancho (I’d used it for several years in San Miguel de Allende).

    Unfortunately, the graphic is part of a weather station software package that is no longer being supported by its author and has been unreliable of late.

    I like using a program that doesn’t require human assistance (like during walking the dog or a time away from SP), so I’ve moved to a newly-developed program that is receiving much attention from its author and promises to add more features in the future.

    It’s from Lightsoft Software in Scotland and does a great job of creating statistics and summaries. The graphics are a bit basic for now, but I think they’ll improve in the near future.

    Thanks for your kind comments. And it really is great to be enjoying a more ernest rainy season this year!

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  5. Thanks for maintaining this blog–very helpful!
    Does anybody have any info on the current condition of the road between Costa Azul and Las Clavellinas? We’ll be heading down in a couple weeks and I am wondering if using a 2wd drive car on that road would be an exercise in futility. thanks!

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