Sunday, January 20, 2013
Weather Rewind -- January 13th-19th
Temperatures for the week ended up averaging 8.3 degrees above normal. They won't average that this week as winter does, actually, finally, show up. Nationally, this profile likely flips and flops this week as the West moderates out of its cold spell (temperatures as much as 22 degrees below average in the Great Basin so far this month) and the East gets introduced to more than a day or two of glancing cold. We won't see temperatures as far from average as Winnemucca, NV has had so far this month (that's where the -22 from average came from) but we will be solidly eight to ten degrees below average on our coldest days this week.
In terms of rainfall, we picked up 1.40" at the Airport this week, along with some flurries on Friday morning with the cold shot that moved in. Some parts of Southern Delaware picked up a rogue coating to an inch with the Thursday night system that produced more rains for them but couldn't draw in enough cold air to change that rain over to snow.