October 31 2018

You will not feel it this morning, but we will have a warm day ahead of us. There is a storm to our west and it will help shift the winds push up the thermometer close to 70ºF this afternoon. That pales in comparison to the hottest Halloween in Baltimore in 1946 (85ºF). But, this is great news for the kids in their costumes through this evening. Depending on how soon the clouds roll in, we may stay mild through the evening.

Rain will begin to arrive locally Thursday night, but Friday could bring some thunder. Then a chilly rain may repeat last Saturday with dry weather returning Sunday.  The outlook shows another warm up next week, but winter may be around the corner.

More Winter Weather Outlook Stuff: This afternoon I will post a list of winter weather folklore. Tomorrow a look at hints from the tropics.  All will be combined into my call for winter snowfall this week.

 

Local Weather Stats For October 31 in Baltimore

Average High:  62ºF

Record High: 85ºF in 1946

Average  Low: 41ºF

Record Low:  25ºF in 1966

Sunrise: 7:33 AM

Sunset 6:06 PM 

*Daylight = 2:16 shorter than yesterday 

*Bay Water Temperature = 58ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House 

 

Morning Snapshot

 

Temperature Timeline 4 PM to 8 PM–> slider

 

Clouds Thickening Up

There will be more clouds arriving from the west and south. If they arrive sooner, then temperatures will actually stay closer to 60ºF into the evening.

Storm Animation

The steady rain will arrive Friday with some thunder possible. It will be heavy at times. Like last weekend, Saturday appears to be cooler and wet, but the winds will dry us out Sunday. Another storm next week will take a warmer track.

 

Temperature Outlook

 

Also see:

Cold Stuff

Normal First Frost/Freeze Dates

Maryland Winters: Snowfall by region and records

 

Winter Outlooks

Solar Cycle: When Sun Spots Are Low We Get More Snow

Will A Wet Summer Bring A Snowy Winter?

El Nino Modoki May Enhance Snow Chances

Winter Outlook From Two Different Farmers Almanacs

NOAA Winter 2018-2019 Outlook Explained: This Actually Supports Snow

 

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FITF Gear: Store Open Early By Request

Snowstix- We Need You To Measure Snow Too

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