Posted by: senorwx | June 2, 2014

Summer comes Early to San Pancho

For those of us in San Pancho throughout May, it is clear that this was a particularly hot month. Hotter than any other May on record, especially if you keep an eye on our old friend “Heat Index”, the way the temperature feels, a combination of the temperature and humidity.

The high Heat Index for May was 108.5 on the last day of the month:

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These are like July Heat Index readings, so settle in for a long hot summer.

Not to be outdone, the month of June started out with a bang with another new record for the year. A high Heat Index of 111 F at 6 pm. Enough already!

Also on the 1st of June, we reached a new high for the year: 91.20 F.

We noted the first hurricane of the season this past month: Amanda. She fortunately was hundreds of miles off shore. The cat 4 storm was the biggest Pacific storm on record for May. She drop a few light showers over the pueblo, but that was it.

If you enjoy wallowing in statistics, we have a bunch of them at the San Pancho Weather Station. Here’s a particularly good page to make comparisons to previous years.   http://www.sanpanchoweather.com/stats.html   You can make your own forecasts using past performance as a guide.

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High Temperatures in May for San Pancho

Another reminder that the Weather Underground has refreshed its presentation of thousands of weather stations around the world. Above is the May temperature graph for San Francisco, Nayarit, MX.

You’ll find tons of information here    http://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=INAYARIT2#history/s20140601/e20140601/mdaily  for San Pancho and search around the site. You’ll find a weather station somewhere in or near just about any community in the world!

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