Good evening! Mostly clear and 66 degrees in Delmar, NY. There is a west-northwest breeze at 7 mph. The dew point is 55 degrees. A pretty nice evening. If I was parked in the normal spot I would have sat out back but instead I’m inside laying on my bed listening to podcasts. 

Tonight will have patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low of 53 degrees at 5am. 12 degrees above normal. Maximum dew point of 55 at 9pm. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Nice weather for sleeping with the windows open. In 2016, we had clear skies. It got down to 33 degrees. Much cooler weather.  The record low of 22 occurred back in 1943.

Tonight will have a Waning Gibbous Moon with 65% illuminated. The moon will set tomorrow at 1:24 pm. The Last Quarter Moon is on Thursday night with a chance of showers. The Beaver Moon is on Friday, November 3rd. The sun will rise at 7:03 am with the first light at 6:35 am, which is one minute and 9 seconds later than yesterday. Tonight will have 12 hours and 44 minutes of darkness, an increase of 2 minutes and 50 seconds over last night.

Tomorrow will have a chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high of 61 degrees at 2pm. One degrees below normal. Maximum dew point of 52 at 6am. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. A year ago, we had mostly sunny skies. The high last year was 65 degrees. The record high of 86 was set in 1949. There was a dusting of snow in 1987.

Another warm autumn weekend on tap. Saturday, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Maximum dew point of 61 at 3pm. Sunday, scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Maximum dew point of 61 at 4pm. Typical average high for the weekend is 61 degrees. Thursday morning I’ll decide if I should try to get next week off. 

In four weeks on November 7 the sun will be setting at 4:40 pm (Standard Time), which is one hour, 40 minutes and 7 seconds earlier then tonight. In 2016 on that day, we had mostly sunny skies and temperatures between 53 and 28 degrees. Typically, you have temperatures between 51 and 34 degrees. The record high of 75 degrees was set back in 1938.

Looking ahead, Election Day 2017 is in 4 weeks, Average Temperature (low+high) is 40 is in 5 weeks (seems unbelievable), Coldest Day of Year (Avg. 14-30 degrees) is in 3 months, Election Day 2018 is in 56 weeks and Election Day 2020 is in 160 weeks.