Current Conditions:  -   Clear   &  ---
updated: 10:20:00 am PDT CURRENTLY TODAY'S EXTREMES
Temperature
  Feels Like: 99°F
92.7 °F Warmer 2.5°F than last hour.
Temperature this time yesterday: 101 °F
High: 95 °F    ( 12:00am )
Low:  84 °F    ( 6:30am )
Record high: 114 ° in 1922 *
Humidity 49 % 6.3% less humid than an hour ago.
  24 Hour difference 23%
High: 71 %     ( 5:13am )
Low:  24 %     ( 12:00am )
Dew Point 71 °F -1.3° difference than an hour ago.
  24 Hour difference 11 °F
High: 75 °F    ( 4:28am )
Low:   53 °F    ( 12:22am )
Wind   " Light Breeze "
  10 min. avg: 5 mph
Wind from SE SE @ 7 mph
  Gust: 9 mph
Top Gust: 18 mph    ( 12:45 AM )
Top Gust last hour:  11 mph ESE
Barometer
   Steady
29.83 in.  
  24 Hour difference 0.07
High: 29.84 in.    ( 8:59am )
Low:  29.71 in.    ( 12:00am )
Rain Today
  It last rained on  09/08/2014
  ( 7 days ago)
0.00 inches
Rate 0.00 in. per hour
Yesterday: 0.00
September : 0.94 in.
Season: 1.31 in.  (July - June)
Calendar Year Rain: 1.59 in.
Storm Rain: 0.00
Percent of normal season rainfall: 156% Average season rainfall to date: 0.84 inches* Average rainfall to date for September : 0.25 inches*
*Live data above is from sensors installed in 1000 Palms and checked annually for accuracy.         *climate data: NWS Palm Springs Airport

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Summary

 Last update: September 16 2014 10:15 am PDT    Icon key

 MORONGO BASIN - CAZ525
 icn Flash Flood Watch    expires Thu, Sep 18, 2014 11:00pm PDT
 COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA - CAZ061
 No warnings, watches, or advisories   
 RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS CALIFORNIA - CAZ056
 No warnings, watches, or advisories   
 JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK CALIFORNIA - CAZ030
 No warnings, watches, or advisories   
 SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS CALIFORNIA - CAZ055
 No warnings, watches, or advisories   
 IMPERIAL COUNTY CALIFORNIA - CAZ033
 No warnings, watches, or advisories   

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Coachella Valley Outlook

Forecast provided by the National Weather Service   (Percentages in icons are the probability of precipitation)

Today

Scattered T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Scattered
T-Storms
Hi 104 °F
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 104. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.   Tonight

Scattered T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Scattered
T-Storms
Lo 82 °F
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.   Wednesday

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%
Chance
T-Storms
Hi 100 °F
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 100. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

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Almanac

Almanac information is for the Palm Springs Airport and is provide by the National Weather Service

Temperature Normal Record          
High 101 ° 114 °
( 1922 )
Sunrise:
6:32am
Sunset:
6:52pm
 
Moon Percent:
49%
Low 73 ° 54 °
( 1954 )
  Moonrise:
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Moonset:
2:06pm
 
    UV forecast for 16 Sep 2014 is 8.7   Very High     

Past 24 hour USA extremes:
High Temp Low Temp Precipitation
117 °F
Death Valley, CA
27 °F
Stanley, ID
1.66 in
New Orleans, LA

 

MicroCool   

"To Fog or Not"

 

With the help of MicroCool we've come up with a simple way for you to determine if turning on your fog / mister system will cool the air around you effectively.

Fogging Effectiveness

(This guide generally will work for evaporative coolers also)