Lake Echo, Nova Scotia, Canada

Current Weather Conditions at Amateur Radio Station VE1DX

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Last Refresh Wednesday, 07 Dec 2022 - 10:10 PM (22:10) AST
                      Thursday, 08 Dec 2022 - 02:10 AM (02:10) UTC

Current Conditions
Outside Temp 7.8°C 46.0°F
Wind Chill 6.1°C 42.9°F
Humidex (Canadian "feels like" scale) 7.8°C 46.0°F
Heat Index (US "feels like" scale) 7.0°C 44.6°F
Dewpoint 6.6°C 43.8°F
Humidity 92% 92%
Barometer 1026.1 mbar 30.301 inHg
Barometer Trend (3 hours) -2.9 mbar -0.085 inHg
Wind
10 km/h from 112° (ESE)
6 mph (5 knots)
Rain Rate 0.00 cm/h 0.00 in/h


Since Midnight
High Temperature
Low Temperature
8.2°C (46.7°F) at 11:58 AM
6.7°C (44.1°F) at 12:00 AM
High Heat Index
Low Wind Chill
7.4°C (45.4°F) at 11:58 AM
3.4°C (38.1°F) at 08:22 PM
High Humidity
Low Humidity
92% at 12:00 AM
91% at 01:23 AM
High Dewpoint
Low Dewpoint
6.9°C (44.5°F) at 11:58 AM
5.5°C (41.9°F) at 12:00 AM
High Barometer
Low Barometer
1035.9 mbar (30.591 inHg) at 12:34 AM
1026.1 mbar (30.301 inHg) at 10:08 PM
Today's Rain 0.10 cm (0.04 in)
High Rain Rate 0.00 cm/h (0.00 in/h) at 12:00 AM
High Wind 27 km/h (17 mph) from 106° at 08:22 PM
Average Wind 5 km/h (3 mph)
RMS Wind 5 km/h (3 mph)
Vector Average Speed
Vector Average Direction
5 km/h (3 mph)
108°


December's summary so far
Minimum temperature -5.7°C (21.8°F) on 03 Dec at 03:03 AM
Maximum temperature 12.4°C (54.4°F) on 01 Dec at 07:19 AM
Maximum humidex 14.2°C (57.6°F) on 01 Dec at 07:19 AM
Maximum dewpoint 11.0°C (51.8°F) on 01 Dec at 07:19 AM
Max 10-min avg wind 23 km/h (14 mph) from the SE on 01 Dec at 06:25 AM
Highest gust 48 km/h (30 mph) on 01 Dec at 06:20 AM
Highest daily rain 1.50 cm (0.59 in) on 01 Dec
Monthly rain total 3.02 cm (1.19 in)
Days that it rained 5
Days above 25° 0
Days below 0°C 5



Lake Echo extremes since 2015
Maximum temperature 34.4°C (93.9°F) at 04:50 PM on 04 Jul 2018
Maximum humidex 43.2°C (109.7°F) on 28 Jun 2021
Maximum dewpoint 24.4°C (76.0°F) on 07 Aug 2022
Maximum heat index 37.9°C (100.3°F) on 28 Jun 2021
Minimum temperature -22.7°C (-8.8°F) at 04:25 AM on 08 Mar 2019
Minimum windchill -25.7°C (-14.2°F) on 18 Jan 2020
Highest gust 85 km/h (53 mph) at 07:55 PM on 25 Dec 2017
Highest daily rain 6.70 cm (2.64 in) on 01 Oct 2015
Maximum barometric pressure 1050.5 mbar (31.022 inHg) at 08:25 AM on 26 Nov 2015
Minimum barometric pressure 963.5 mbar (28.453 inHg) at 07:35 PM on 07 Sep 2019

Monthly trend plots (updated: 02 Dec 2022): VE1DX plots


Data uploaded to these sites:

Weather Underground: VE1DX - ILAKEE7
WeatherCloud: VE1DX - WXLake_Echo
AWEKAS Austria: VE1DX - Lake Echo
CWOP: VE1DX - Citizen Weather Observer Program
Met United Kingdom: VE1DX - Lake Echo


Environment Canada weather forecast for Halifax



Environment Canada radar for Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Radar

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About this weather station:

Collecting weather data since mid-2015 (7 years, 2 months, and 10 days)
There are 756,900 records in the database
Location
Latitude: 44° 44.28' N
Longitude: 063° 22.66' W
Ground ASL: 19 metres
Sensor Suite Above Ground: 7 metres
Sensor Suite ASL: 26 meters

Station

This station uses a Davis Vantage Vue VUE, controlled by weewx, a user customized experimental weather software system interpreted by Python 3.9.2.
Weewx was designed to be simple, fast, and easy to understand by leveraging modern software concepts.
This software is running on a Raspberry Pi 4 using the Arm64 port of Debian GNU/Linux 11 operating system.

Davis Vantage VUE Raspberry Pi 4 Model B

The Integrated Sensor Suite (ISS) transmits sensor data to the base station every 2.5 seconds at a rate of 19.2 kbps.
These data are archived, which enables weewx to perform analytics and update the website accordingly every 5 minutes.

Smartphone formatted

Weewx uptime: 8 days, 8 hours, 4 minutes
Server uptime: 8 days, 8 hours, 6 minutes
weewx v4.9.1
Console battery: 5.0 V
Remote sensor signal strength: 96%

Today's Almanac
Sun
Start civil twilight: 07:02:43 AM
Sunrise: 07:36:25 AM
Transit: 12:05:00 PM
Sunset: 04:33:22 PM
End civil twilight: 05:07:03 PM
Azimuth: 303.6°
Altitude: -57.8°
Right ascension: 254.7°
Declination: -22.7°
Solstice: 12/21/2022 05:48:00 PM
Equinox: 03/20/2023 06:24:15 PM
Moon
Rise: 03:59:01 PM
Transit: 12:03:46 AM
Set: 07:12:13 AM
Azimuth: 122.0°
Altitude: 60.1°
Right ascension: 73.7°
Declination: 25.0°
Full moon: 12/08/2022 12:08:09 AM
New moon: 12/23/2022 06:16:51 AM
Phase: Full
(100% full)




Today has 8 hours, 56 minutes, 57 seconds of daylight
1 minute, 7 seconds less than yesterday
temperatures heatchill rain Outside humidity wind Hi Wind Wind Vector barometer day rx percent

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