Portsmouth Weather
Records Service
Portsmouth, Virginia



Topical Quick Links


          
PWRS 3-day Forecast
Portsmouth - West Cradock

  A  WEDNESDAY:  variable cloudiness into early afternoon to become partly cloudy late afternoon | high around 70 | wind: W 10 mph and less

  WEDNESDAY NIGHT:   clear | low near 48 | wind: W 5 to 15 in the evening becoming N 5 to 15 with possible gusts to 25 mph overnight

  A  THURSDAY:  sunny | high around 58 | wind: NW 5 to 15 mph

  THURSDAY NIGHT: clear | low near 42 | wind: N 10 mph and less

  A  FRIDAY:  sunny | high around 65 | wind: becoming S 10 mph and less

  FRIDAY NIGHT: increasing cloudiness with a chance for showers late night | low near 58 | wind: NW to N 10 mph and less



PWRS HEADLINES & NOTES:


SERIES OF NWS
DAMAGE SURVEYS & UPDATES
FOR 10/11/2018 TORNADO EVENT



SEPTEMBER 2018 KPWR STATION
SUMMARY OF CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA:

SEPTEMBER 2018 WARMEST SEPTEMBER
IN DATABASE TO 1976

WELL-ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS (+6.2) &
ABOVE NORMAL RAIN (+1.30")
Details here


  PWRS NEW STATION RECORDS

  PWRS MONTHLY & YEAR-TO-DATE
CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARIES


  PWRS MONTHLY ALMANAC

  WEATHER DESK MORNING UPDATES:
-> Past 24-hours Observations
-> Monthly Observations
-> Daily Summaries
-> Monthly Summaries
-> 24-hour Weatherlink Data Format


   NWS AKQ SPECIAL STATEMENTS

   NWS AKQ PORTSMOUTH
SPECIFIC SPECIAL STATEMENTS


   NWS AKQ DAILY PRECIPITATION SUMMARY

   PWRS APRSWXNET OBSERVATION PAGE

   PWRS WEATHER UNDERGROUND DASHBOARD

PWRS Main Weather Subpages
  • observations
    now & then; real-time observations from West Cradock in Portsmouth, Virginia, and the world
  • quick data
    links to the data files we update daily (click each phrase):
    desktop graphics | past 24-hours obs | accumulated monthly obs | today's preliminary summary | yesterday's summary | current monthly summary | monthly LCD summaries | graph of obs past 10-days | station day-by-day almanac
  • webcams
    cams to check local, time-lapse video, archived movies from the weather observation window
  • trends
    weather trends shown in graphical plots
  • climate database
    daily, monthly, yearly, long-term, extremes & normals
  • forecasts & tools
    get your forecast & tools for forecast here including discussions, maps, conversion calculators, satellite images
    astronomical data, tides
  • marine forecasts & tides
    coastal waterway forecasts & tidal predictions, discussions, maps, conversion calculators, satellite images
    astronomical data, tides
  • model projections
    computer model analyses and projections
  • monthly summary
    current data updated daily
  • radars & satellite imagery
    local, Virginia, national, and beyond!
  • severe weather
    severe weather watches and warnings locally and across
    the United States
  • tropical weather
    when the tropics are alive, so are we!
  • updates
    the files we update each day

    Other Station Quickpaths:

    PWRS Datalogger Raw Data:
    [unedited]
    Today       Yesterday

    Full Desktop Display

    All Data Summary

    Almanac - Current Month

    Station Daily Records


     
    Search PWRS / WEB
    for More Weather


    Google
    Search our site for data & documents below:

    Search this site or the web powered by FreeFind

    Site search Web search



    1995-present by PWRS
    Portsmouth, Virginia




    PWRS Select Live Cam Pics   Satellite Surface Map      GOES EAST Geocolor
    NWS Wakefield, VA Radar   NWS National Mosaic - Full Resolution Radar   Accuweather Middle Atlantic Weather   Wunderground Weather Maps - US
    Update @ 11:08pm ET


    West Cradock
    Portsmouth, Virginia

    Temperature: 54.5F
    Dew Point: 50.7
    Humidity: 87.0%
    Wind Gust: W  5 mph
    Barometer: 30.144"
    Hourly Rainfall: 0.00" at 11:08pm
    Daily Rainfall: 0.13"


      Latest PWRS Station Metar
    Get data here

      List of Data Files Updated Daily
    View file list here




    HD WEATHER WINDOW/OFFICE



    May not be viewable in early version browsers


     
    MEDIA-READY GRAPHICS


     

    Most recent Station Observations
    all times are Eastern Time (US)


    Visibilities


    Visibility @ KPVG
    Hampton Roads Executive Airport - Chesapeake, Virginia
    (near Bowers Hill)

    10 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KNGU
    Naval Air Station - Chambers Field - Norfolk, Virginia

    10 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KORF
    Norfolk International Airport - Norfolk, Virginia

    10 statute miles


    Visibility @ at KCPK
    Chesapeake Regional Airport - Chesapeake, Virginia

    7 statute miles




    Temperatures


    Current: 54.5 at 11:08pm

    Comfort Level: Cool

    Max: 70.6 at 2:36pm
    Min: 54.5 at 11:01pm
    24-hour Difference: -8.5
    Daily Average: 64.1


    Wind Chill: 54.5 at 11:08pm
    Min: 54.5 at 11:01pm

    Heat Index: 59.7 at 11:08pm
    Max: 72.5 at 11:32am

    Dew Point


    Current: 50.7 at 11:08pm


    Max:  64.4 at 9:05am
    Min:  50.7 at 10:41pm


    Relative Humidity


    Current: 87.0% at 11:08pm

    Max:  99.0% at 6:41am
    Min:  52.0% at 4:19pm


    Wind Speed & Direction


    Current max wind speed:
    W  5 mph | 11:08pm


    Max:  16 mph at 4:12pm

    Daily Average Direction: 202



    Barometric (Sea Level) Pressure


    Current: 30.144" & Rising
    at 11:08pm

    Rate: 0.015" past hour
    24-hour Difference: 0.048"
    Max: 30.145" at 11:05pm
    Min: 30.007" at 3:34pm
    Average: 30.129"


    Rainfall

    Hourly: 0.00" at 11:08pm
    Rain Rate: 0.00" per hour

    Daily: 0.13" thru 11:08pm

    Past 24-hours ending 11:08pm: 0.13"

    Monthly: 0.65"
    Yearly: 50.40"


    Sun & Moon

     Sunrise: 7:16am  Sunset: 6:28pm

    Moonrise: 2:54pm
    Moonset: 12:21am


    Station Seasonal Snowfall
    2017-2018


    TRACE 12/9/17
    TRACE 12/12/17
    TRACE 12/13/17
    TRACE 12/28/17
    4.0" 1/3/18
    7.0" 1/4/18 [record]
    3.0" 1/17/18 [record]
    TRACE 1/18/18
    0.1" 1/30/18
    TRACE 2/02/18
    2.3" 3/12/18 [record]
    TRACE 3/21/18

    Season Total 16.4"



    AFFILIATIONS

     

    PWRS is a
    NWS MesoWest

    APRSWXNET/CWOP Station

    & a MesoWest Station

    NWS WAKEFIELD SKYWARN - SPOTTER

    ATLANTIC COAST OBSERVER NETWORK -
    VA/NC/SC
    Since 1995

    CoCoRaHS NETWORK
    Since 7/1/07


     

    Weather Underground PWS KVAPORTS1

     

    West Henrico, Co.
    Glen Allen, VA Weather

    PWS Personal Weather Station

    Fred Heutte Center
    Norfolk, Virginia