Good evening! Mostly sunny and 81 degrees in Albany, NY. There is a north-northwest breeze at 7 mph. The dew point is 53 degrees. A very nice evening. I can’t wait to get home, so I can get down to the park.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low of 58 degrees at 5am. Three degrees below normal. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Maximum dew point of 55 at 7pm. The record low of 46 occurred back in 1989. The sun will set at 8:05 pm with dusk around 8:36 pm, which is 1 minutes and 21 seconds earlier than yesterday. Moon tonight with 40% illuminated. The moon will set around 1:10 am. The First Quarter Moon is on Wednesday with a chance of t-storms expected. The Full “Strugeon” Moon is on Thursday, August 18th.
Tomorrow will have patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high of 87 degrees at 3pm. Five degrees above normal. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Maximum dew point of 59 at 9am. The record high of 96 was set in 2001.
Not a particularly nice weekend on tap. Saturday, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Maximum dew point of 74 at 11am. Sunday, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Maximum dew point of 71 at 6am. Typical average high for the weekend is 81 degrees.
Well, that weekend forecast kind of sucks. But maybe things will change by then. Something to watch. In the meantime, today and tomorrow should be quite nice.
In four weeks on September 5 the sun will be setting at 7:20 pm, which is 44 minutes earlier then today. That is Labor Day. The average high is 76 degrees, and the record for that date is 91 degrees was set back in 1973.