Weather Database for Blandy Experimental Farm

Dates Covered: Feb 01, 1984 to Jan 31, 2017

A degree day calculator for this database is available here

USGS Current Groundwater Level at Blandy: Not Currently Operating
Cumulative Snow And Precipitation
MeasurementThis Year Through Jan 31, 2017Historical
Mean To
Now
Annual
Mean
Precipitation3.8 in2.4 in38.4 in
Snow2.8 in7.3 in23.6 in

Monthly Means
MonthAvg PrecipAvg SnowMax TempMin Temp
Jan2.6 in8.0 in43.2 F23.8 F
Feb2.3 in7.1 in46.6 F25.2 F
Mar3.2 in4.2 in56.1 F31.7 F
Apr3.1 in0.1 in67.5 F40.7 F
May4.1 in0.0 in76.4 F50.1 F
Jun3.8 in0.0 in85.0 F59.2 F
Jul3.8 in0.0 in88.7 F63.7 F
Aug3.2 in0.0 in86.9 F61.9 F
Sep4.4 in0.0 in79.7 F54.5 F
Oct3.2 in0.1 in68.7 F43.1 F
Nov3.3 in0.8 in57.5 F34.2 F
Dec2.6 in4.1 in46.7 F27.1 F

Weather Extremes
EventHow Much (When)
Biggest one day rain5 in (Oct 29, 2012)
Rainiest Year61.8 in (2003)
Biggest one day snow30.0 in (Feb 06, 2010)
Snowiest Year58.0 in (2003)
Coldest Winter (avg winter daily minimum temp)21.6 F(1988)
Coldest Day-13.0 F (Jan 19, 1994)
Hottest Summer (avg summer daily maximum temp)91.0 F (2016)
Hottest Day105.8 F (Jul 16, 1988)
Mildest Summer (lowest avg daily maximum temp)83.5 F(2014)

Blandy water table data from USGS well. Negative values to indicate distance below ground level. Data available starting in July, 1987.
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Precipitation by month needed to maintain water table at existing level. The main factors involved are use of water by growing plants and air temperature, both of which are greater in summer.
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