April 17 2020
A hard freeze hit much of our region this morning. Meanwhile a snowstorm is raging in the Midwest states, and we are in the second half of April. This is the winter pattern we missed all winter.
Here is data many students need for their weather projects to document and journal conditions yesterday, climate report today, and daily weather map.
Yesterday’s Weather Data
Thursday April 16
High = 53ºF at 4:08 PM
Low = 33ºF at 11:16 PM
Rainfall: 0.00 inches
Winds were from the Northwest
- Top Speed (1 minute average) = 24 mph
- Top Gust (3 to 10 seconds) = 34 mph
Please note that humidity and dew point often change each hour like the temperature. These are not recorded as high or low, and can be arbitrary depending on the time you check.
Current Data and Past 72 Hourly Reports
You can get the hourly weather reports for the prior 72 hours at this link:
Friday Stats: April 17, 2020 in Baltimore
Average High: 65ºF
Record High: 93ºF in 2002
Average Low: 43ºF
Record Low: 26ºF in 1962
*Record Snow Trace in 2001
Sunrise: 6:26 AM
Sunset 7:47 PM
*Daylight = 2:26 longer than yesterday
1. Regional (with annotation)
A late season snowstorm in the MidWest will bring to 6 inches of accumulation along a path that includes Chicago, Cleveland, northern Pennsylvania, and central New England.
Click here to see: Today’s full weather forecast.
The hard freeze to start the day, but we will not get the storm until later. By then we will warm enough to the mid 40s and lower 50s. That will lead us to just have rain tonight.
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