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:

Baltimore Weather at BWI Past 72 Hours



Today’s Weather

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 


Moon Phase


Weather Map

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.

Morning Temperatures 

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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Water Spout OR Scud Cloud on videos and photos near Middle River Maryland

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When is the typical last freeze or frost?

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Baltimore Weather At BWI May Not Be As Hot As Reported

Construction at the airport close to the weather station may be added artificial heat. Click here or the image for the details.



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