Weather or Not Archive: September, 2011

Raining records

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Since Aug. 1 officially an unreal 26.37 inches of rain have been measured at Philadelphia International Airport. That's in just 51 days. In... Read more

Degree days: Do you need a degree?

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Like baseball, weather is a prodigious generator of numbers, some elegant, some wonderfully useless, some arcane. In the latter category,... Read more

Heat season opener

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If you had trouble getting out of bed this morning, and woke up foraging for muffins and doughnuts, you're probably human. The hibernation... Read more

MASTER Inq Weather or Not blog post COPY ME

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At 5 p.m., winds were gusting over 30 m.p.h. at Philadelphia International Airport, announcing the arrival of our first autumn-like air mass... Read more

2011: What a disaster!

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Salaries and the economy may be down, but this has been a boom year for disasters. With the presidential disaster declaration for Pennsylvania... Read more

La Nina returns

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With the birth of Nate yesterday, 14 named tropical storms have formed in the Atlantic Basin this year. That's three more than the average... Read more

Why All the Rain?

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This week Philadelphia so far has added 5 inches to its prodigious rain totals. That puts the total since Jan. 1 at nearly 47 inches, or 5-plus... Read more

Rain reigns

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So far Philadelphia officially has measured close to 3 inches of rain since yesterday, and that has put a charge into the region's rivers and... Read more