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to start this topic again  :P

Februari starts too mild again today. Highest tempeture so far 8.1C and sunny!

Robbin

Southwest

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Yes, it time to forget January & hope a mild February  :P

A storm front is moving thru California [looks like good rainfall potential but high winds  :(

Los Angeles/Pasadena

34° 10' N   118° 18' W

Elevation: 910'/278m

January Average Hi/Lo: 69F/50F

July Average Hi/Lo: 88F/66F

Average Rainfall: 19"/48cm

USDA 11/Sunset 23

http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryF?MTW

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(Exotic Life @ Feb. 01 2008,10:19)

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to start this topic again  :P

Februari starts too mild again today. Highest tempeture so far 8.1C and sunny!

Robbin

Hey, you are right.  It is February.  Should have posted this here "A couple of days ago, the weather service predicted a low of 38, which for me usually means 39.  Instead I woke up to 33.  A few sensitive things I left out are really unhappy about life right now  

But today, it is a perfect spring day.  Sunny, highs today around 75.   I know better than to be sucked in at this time of the year, but it sure is tempting.  Makes you want to go out and plant, plant, plant"

And now I have.

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Typical early February day here today.  Clear blue skies and 72F.

Inland areas reached much higher temperatures into the low/mid 80's.

Larry 

Palm Harbor, FL 10a / Ft Myers, FL 10b

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NOAA prediction for this month.

glad to see the 60% chance above normal patch of red right over north flroida :)

hopefully we sail right into spring nicely

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Luke

Tallahassee, FL - USDA zone 8b/9a

63" rain annually

January avg 65/40 - July avg 92/73

North Florida Palm Society - http://palmsociety.blogspot.com/

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It's the blue part of the map that I don't like. All of Jan. has been very blue in California. I think there has only been a couple of days above 60F at my place.  Normally, I could expect a few clear warmish days in Jan., but there has hardly been any breaks as one front after another keeps smashing in. On the positive side, the mountains are deep with wet snow, and the cloud cover has prevented freezing night time temps.

Dick

Richard Douglas

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48f here and sunny right now... not terrible for February....

Bobby

Long Island, New York  Zone 7a (where most of the southern Floridians are originally from)

AVERAGE TEMPS

Summer Highs  : 85-90f/day,  68-75f / night

Winter Lows     : 38-45f/day,   25-35f / night

Extreme Low    : 10-20f/day,    0-10f / night   but VERY RARE

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It has been getting to around 80F the past couple of days with lows to around 60F and is supposed to stay that way for another couple days. A little cooldown by the end of the week to highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.

I already started planting some stuff in late January. It is a gamble, but so far everything has been loving this warm weather.

Big freezes become less likely every day, but an odd frost still may be in the cards before winter is over completely.

Parrish, FL

Zone 9B

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Oh, how bad I want to go out and plant.  But this little voice says "not yet."  The other little voice, the one with the horns on his head say "yes, go for it."

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This is the 8th day I have yet to hit 50F. This morning it took 5 minutes to get the ice of my car, I didnt move to CA for this! Yesterday we had a lovely coating of hail. My palms are taking a hit, many of the dypsis's are wearing down. I hope everything is ok. It looks like we will see some sun, and tomorrow it will hit 50+! ;)

Earlier this year, the map said that we would have little rain and average temps. I have had a total of 22 inches at my place, way above normal. I tell you everything is nice and green over here and the drout in so-cal has taken a huge dent, nearly erased. Theres some good news.

Meteorologist and PhD student in Climate Science

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The weather man lied. Yesterday never got above 50F, and it was breezy and felt much colder. This morning at 5 AM it's clear as a bell, no wind, and 32F and still dropping. Still no daylight yet, but I'm sure there is a very white frost this morning and some ice in the rain buckets.

Dick

Richard Douglas

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We're averaging 22C min 36C max so far. Thunder and lightening around the place and hopefully rain for the next couple of days and mid 30's C. Very hot so far, and well above average.

regards

Tyrone

Millbrook, "Kinjarling" Noongar word meaning "Place of Rain", Rainbow Coast, Western Australia 35S. Warm temperate. Csb Koeppen Climate classification. Cool nights all year round.

 

 

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I sure look forward to the day when I read a temp in "C" and know what it is in "F" without having to go look it up in a table.  :D  :D  :D

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(keiththibodeaux @ Feb. 04 2008,18:57)

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 The other little voice, the one with the horns on his head say "yes, go for it."

Hes the one you want to listen to.  Do it Do it Do It Do it :angry:

Larry 

Palm Harbor, FL 10a / Ft Myers, FL 10b

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Keith, two things I always have a click of a key away is the Temp. conversion table and PACSOA for botanical spellings and palm identification. It makes life much eaiser.

Dick

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(spockvr6 @ Feb. 05 2008,09:37)

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(keiththibodeaux @ Feb. 04 2008,18:57)

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 The other little voice, the one with the horns on his head say "yes, go for it."

Hes the one you want to listen to.  Do it Do it Do It Do it :angry:

I did.  Planted 2 Majesty Palms under the protective custody of a large Live Oak, and a Triangle under same but out on the edge where it will get a full 4-6 hours of sun.

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Round 2.  Went back out and planted a Raja Puri banana, a Climbing Clothilde Soupert rose on an arbor, and a Lee's Tropical Citrus.  The last was a gift, some little 3 inch tall Citrus tree gift from SoFl meant for tourist.  Survived the winter without much help so I planted it.  Full of thorns, so is probably a Sour Orange or something like that.  Hey, I got 3 acres so why not.

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Keith

Past trends continue warm weather for the Southeast  :cool: this is late winter for your latitude. Besides, a newly planted Majesty can be quickly moved in without disturbing the palm too much, right?

Wish it was as warm in Cali  :( a couple cold nights ahead

Los Angeles/Pasadena

34° 10' N   118° 18' W

Elevation: 910'/278m

January Average Hi/Lo: 69F/50F

July Average Hi/Lo: 88F/66F

Average Rainfall: 19"/48cm

USDA 11/Sunset 23

http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryF?MTW

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(happ @ Feb. 05 2008,20:48)

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Keith

Past trends continue warm weather for the Southeast  :cool: this is late winter for your latitude. Besides, a newly planted Majesty can be quickly moved in without disturbing the palm too much, right?

Wish it was as warm in Cali  :( a couple cold nights ahead

Yep, more years than not, as far as real freezes, it is all over.  Heck, for many years it is all over for even frosts.  And, I have these palms planted where frost is not an issue.  

Next to go in the ground is a Royal and a King.  Now they are more of a long shot here, but I will put them into the ground next to a south facing brick wall.  That is as good as it gets here.  Still a long shot, but maybe I will enjoy for a few years before they get zapped.

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(keiththibodeaux @ Feb. 05 2008,10:25)

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I sure look forward to the day when I read a temp in "C" and know what it is in "F" without having to go look it up in a table.  :D  :D  :D

Sorry for the C temps. I can't think in anything but Celcius. To convert my statements, here in Perth we are averaging 72F min and 97F max. Right now near midnight its 86F.

regards

Tyrone

Millbrook, "Kinjarling" Noongar word meaning "Place of Rain", Rainbow Coast, Western Australia 35S. Warm temperate. Csb Koeppen Climate classification. Cool nights all year round.

 

 

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Pompano Beach highs in the low 80s, lows near 70 last few days. No rain.

Perfect palm surveying weather...

SoCal and SoFla; zone varies by location.

'Home is where the heart suitcase is'...

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"If, as they say, there truly is no rest for the wicked, how can the Devil's workshop be filled with idle hands?"

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Hi,

A little gray day's we have got with midl tempeture's but also rain.... For now there come a dry period! From to morrow so far i can see (next wednesday) Tempeture's for the day will be 10-13C/50-55.4F Normal daytemps for Februari are around the 6C/42.8F als the night tempeture's will be normal around the 1C/33.8 ... we will have got that tempeture's... Because the whole day will be sunny and clear night's give it a change too cool off...

If it is a more degree warmer it's felling already for spring over here... A lot of plants and trees are already growing!! New leaves are coming, and flowers.... Nature is too early again!

Robbin

Southwest

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Tyrone

Those summer conditions make me salivate  :laugh:

Fastfeet

Fantastic conditions  :P

Still below normal but nicer day by day  :D

LA: 65F /18.3c

     45F / 7.2c

Los Angeles/Pasadena

34° 10' N   118° 18' W

Elevation: 910'/278m

January Average Hi/Lo: 69F/50F

July Average Hi/Lo: 88F/66F

Average Rainfall: 19"/48cm

USDA 11/Sunset 23

http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryF?MTW

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It's been really nice around here lately.  Came home last night at about 10PM and it was 70F w/ 70% humidity.  Low was 65.  I almost want to let my guard down, but unfortunately, we've got some low 40's coming next week.

Jon

Brooksville, FL 9a

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Climate Prediction Center is monitoring the strengthening LA NINA http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/product....sc.html

Past La Nina's have been drier but overall characterized by colder than normal temps as evident this winter.  Spring may be cooler than we would like  :o

Today was great, though  :laugh: while it lasts

Los Angeles/Pasadena

34° 10' N   118° 18' W

Elevation: 910'/278m

January Average Hi/Lo: 69F/50F

July Average Hi/Lo: 88F/66F

Average Rainfall: 19"/48cm

USDA 11/Sunset 23

http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryF?MTW

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Fantastic weather over here.... Daytempeture's around the 11C/51.8 in the north to 14C/57.2 in the south... i live in the south :D same tempeture's for tomorrow and also the whole next week are the same tempeture's... And all day's the sun will be shining! Because the weather is clear the nights cooling off, but that give's some tempetures around the 0C/32F, for my region is that around the 2-3C/35.6-37.4F...

Normal daytempeture must been 6C/42.8F ... a lot of plants and tree show already new growth... the are sooooooo early! When you are outside it's almost feeling like spring...

Robbin

Southwest

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Here in the US Gulf South we will have a stunningly beautiful spring weekend.   Full sun both days,  mid 70s, and finally the soil has dried enough to work it, and plant some things.   I have a very long list of garden work to do today and I can't wait.  

Yahooooo!!!

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It was a beautiful morning today.  No rain for a change.  I happened to notice this park close to my house that I had not seen from this angle before.  I thought it was a good view of the weather this morning.  This was at about 8 AM.  The place has a lot of beautiful Euterpe precatorias, Oenocarpus bataua and few Mauritias.  The rainiest month of the year here is coming up in March.

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The conditions now at 1 PM.

Current Weather Conditions

Eduardo Gomes International, Brazil

(SBEG) 03-02S 060-03W

Conditions at

2008.02.09 1700 UTC

Wind from the E (080 degrees) at 13 MPH (11 KT)

Visibility greater than 7 mile(s)

Sky conditions partly cloudy

Temperature 91 F (33 C)

Heat index 101.5 F (38.6 C)

Dew Point 75 F (24 C)

Relative Humidity 59%

Don Kittelson

 

LIFE ON THE RIO NEGRO

03° 06' 07'' South 60° 01' 30'' West

Altitude 92 Meters / 308 feet above sea level

1,500 kms / 932 miles to the mouth of the Amazon River

 

Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil - A Cidade da Floresta

Where the world´s largest Tropical Rainforest embraces the Greatest Rivers in the World. .

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Click here to visit Amazonas

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Don that is a stunning photo /pure palm porn, bro :laugh:

Warm morning will mean a warm day /visibility 50 miles  /mild santa ana  :D

Los Angeles/Pasadena

34° 10' N   118° 18' W

Elevation: 910'/278m

January Average Hi/Lo: 69F/50F

July Average Hi/Lo: 88F/66F

Average Rainfall: 19"/48cm

USDA 11/Sunset 23

http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryF?MTW

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Happ,

I was surprised at the view myself. I drive by this park from the other side all the time.  And, I have never stopped to look around.  This shot is from the parking garage of a small shopping center in our part of town.  It looks out toward downtown.  I guess I will have to go back and look at it more closely.

dk

Don Kittelson

 

LIFE ON THE RIO NEGRO

03° 06' 07'' South 60° 01' 30'' West

Altitude 92 Meters / 308 feet above sea level

1,500 kms / 932 miles to the mouth of the Amazon River

 

Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil - A Cidade da Floresta

Where the world´s largest Tropical Rainforest embraces the Greatest Rivers in the World. .

82331.gif

 

Click here to visit Amazonas

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Got down to 41.5F/5.3C this morning. Mid 30's at several more inland stations like in Brandon, some low 50's right near the bay and gulf in Pinellas County, several low to mid 40's in Pinellas county also though. Cold!

Parrish, FL

Zone 9B

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Bill-

Yes.....a bit of a cold zap this AM.  46F at my house at 515AM, but it warmed up fast after that.  It was 52F at the USF coastal station here in Tarpon Springs.  The widns were very light (if at all) most of the night, so the areas near water were much warmer than interior spots.

Larry 

Palm Harbor, FL 10a / Ft Myers, FL 10b

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Forecast was for 49F over here on the eastcoast , Titusville. A balmy 40.8F this morning,and people wonder why I put no stock in WEATHERMEN! :angry:

Only missed it HIGH by 8+ degrees! ???

Scott

Titusville, FL

1/2 mile from the Indian River

USDA Zone COLD

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Hi pressure along the West Coast [except PacNW] often creates an opposite downward  flow  to the east [sort of a yin/yang effect].  Minimums across the LA foothills have ranged from upper 50's to near 70F  :P in warmest favored locations/above 1000' /3408cm. Below in the basin upper 40's to mid 50's.  Some of these locations are within 10 miles w/ a 20+ degree range.

Los Angeles/Pasadena

34° 10' N   118° 18' W

Elevation: 910'/278m

January Average Hi/Lo: 69F/50F

July Average Hi/Lo: 88F/66F

Average Rainfall: 19"/48cm

USDA 11/Sunset 23

http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryF?MTW

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We had the coldest night of the winter sofar with a low of 2F this morning and now we are under a winter storm watch for up to a foot so new snow. It really sucks to live in New York State.

Located in Nunda, NY  

Zone 6b/AHS Heat Zone 5/Sunset Zone 40

Averages:

Winter: 31°F/16°F

Summer: 82°F/61°F

Average Pecipitation: 812mm

Min. Temp. Recorded: -22°F

Max. Temp. Recorded: 102°F

Last two winters low: -2°F and 0°F Sofar this winter: 3°F

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A nasty thunderstorm came in from the north around noon today.  The worst storms come from the north.  Normally the weather here comes in from the east.  I was caught in traffic and had to stop to avoid getting washed away.  Lightening was hitting all around and it was a great sight to witness.  I have always liked thunderstorms.  I think it would be nice if more people regularly posted pictures of their weather.  At least for me it is interesting to see what things look like around the globe.

Noon conditions

Current Weather Conditions

Eduardo Gomes International, Brazil

(SBEG) 03-02S 060-03W

Conditions at

2008.02.12 1605 UTC

Wind from the SSW (200 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 KT)

Visibility less than 1 mile

Sky conditions mostly cloudy

Weather Heavy rain with thunder

Cumulonimbus clouds observed

Temperature 82 F (28 C)

Dew Point 78 F (26 C)

Relative Humidity 88%

Caught in the storm at noon.  Boy did it come down.  And some ended up with stranded cars like the guy in the street.

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Don Kittelson

 

LIFE ON THE RIO NEGRO

03° 06' 07'' South 60° 01' 30'' West

Altitude 92 Meters / 308 feet above sea level

1,500 kms / 932 miles to the mouth of the Amazon River

 

Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil - A Cidade da Floresta

Where the world´s largest Tropical Rainforest embraces the Greatest Rivers in the World. .

82331.gif

 

Click here to visit Amazonas

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So far this February the lowest low was 60F at the Fort Lauderdale Airport

Joe Monkey

Fort Lauderdale, FL

zone 10B+

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42.1F / 5.6C here this morning. Pretty cold, lots of upper 30's on the Weatherunderground map this morning. Gotta love St. Valentine's day!

Parrish, FL

Zone 9B

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32.0F at my place this morning.  Wunder said 35F, NOAA and weather.com 38F.  I didn't bring in my potted Adonidias, bottles and lots of tiny potted stuff on my porch, so thank you forecasters! :angry:

Bill, your low was 42?  If so, you were warmer than much of pinellas, McDill AFB and basically everything else except what was right on the water.

Low in Miami?  58!

Jon

Brooksville, FL 9a

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