December 12 2017

Do not be fooled by the middle mid day temps in the 40s.  The arctic air is about to spill in and temperatures will tank in a hurry. Here is a quick look at the temperature plot for our region and source zone in the northern US at 11 AM. then see the hourly plots for temperatures between 1 PM and 11 PM. Below we go right to the wind chill you will feel tomorrow morning.  The wind will be blowing, so hold on to your Hanukkah Candles…

11 AM Temperatures and Wind

Notice the gusts over 20 mph ins western. Maryland and PA. That is heading our way.

Stats For December 12

Normal High:  46ºF

Record High:  71ºF in 2015

Normal Low: 29ºF

Record Low: 10ºF in 1988

Snow Record: 6.7″ in 1982

Sunrise: 7:17 AM

Sunset 4:44 PM

*Bay Water Temperature = 47ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House


Source Of Our Arctic Air



—> slider: Track The Temps Hourly

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Wednesday Morning

The wind chills will be the main story. Air temperatures will be in the teens, but the wind chill will be near Zero!

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Also See:

My Winter Outlook 2017-2018 for more snow

Maryland Winters

La Nina Formed: What it could mean to our winter

NOAA Winter Outlook: Not The Best But Not The Worst For Snow

Two Farmers Almanacs Winter 2018 Outlooks

Winter Weather Folkore: Suggestions from Animals and Crops

First Frost and Freeze Dates For Maryland (southern PA and northern VA)

My Preliminary Winter Outlook Notes

Low Snow Winters In Baltimore: To Repeat Or Not Repeat

NOAA Ranks Blizzard 2016 4th Worst Snowstorm On Record

Blizzard 2016 Record Top Snowstorm: Area Totals

Extreme Weather of 2015 balanced out on both ends