Weather at Race Rocks

The UVic School Based Weather Station Network. funds and  operates this Davis instrument weather station at Race Rocks in partnership with Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacfic. .For Large Sized graphs refer to http://www.victoriaweather.ca/station.php?id=72&type=month&size=large&simple=0

Wind Records at Race Rocks
Wind as an Abiotic Factor

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Today’s Wind Speed at Race Rocks

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This Week’s Wind speed at Race Rocks

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This Month’s Wind speed at Race Rocks

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Today’s Wind Direction at Race Rocks

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This Week’s Wind Direction at Race Rocks

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This Month’s Wind Direction at Race Rocks

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Wind Rose .. showing the wind directions during the day

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Wind Speed during today using the Beaufort Scale

Units: Kilometers per hour. This wind direction is taken at ground level. There is often a 10 knot difference between ground and tower values.  Updated every 30 minutes.
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Atmospheric Pressure/ Barometer at Race Rocks
Barometric Pressure as an Abiotic Factor

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Barometric Pressure today at Race Rocks

plot of barometeric pressure this week

Barometric Pressure this week at Race Rocks

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Barometric Pressure this month at Race Rocks

We have also provided our weather station output to the UVic School Based Weather Station Network. Some of the graphs have been derived from their analysis.

Temperature at Race Rocks
Temperature as an Abiotic Factor

plot of temperature today

Today’s Temperature and Dewpoint at Race Rocks

plot of temperature this week

Today’s temperature and Dewpoint

plot of temperature today

Today’s Temperature and Dewpoint at Race Rocks

Solar Radiation at Race Rocks
Solar Energy an Abiotic Factor

plot of today's solar data

Today’s Solar Energy

plot of this week's solar data

This week’s Solar energy

plot of this week's solar data

This week’s Solar energy

Ultra Violet Radiation at Race Rocks
UV as an abiotic factor

UV data for today

Today’s Ultra- violet Radiation

plot of UV data for the week

This week’s Ultra-violet Radiation

plot of UV data for the month

This month’s Ultra-violet Radiation

Humidity for Today and this week at Race Rocks
Humidity as an Abiotic Factor at Race Rocks

plot of today's humidity data

Today’s Relative Humidity

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This week’s Relative Humidity

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This month’s Relative Humidity

Link to Humidity as an Abiotic Factor at Race Rocks

Dew Point at Race Rocks

plot of today's dew point data

Today’s Dewpoint

plot of Dew point data

This week’s Dewpoint

plot of Dew point data

This month’s Dewpoint

Rainfall for Today and past records at Race Rocks

Rainfall as An Abiotic Factor at Race Rocks

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Today’s Rainfall

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This week’s rainfall

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This month’s rainfall

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This month’s rainfall

2008 total rainfall 2009 total rainfall
2011 total rainfall
(April under-recorded..
machine fault)
2012 total rainfall
(January under recorded
2013 total rainfall 2014 rainfall
2015 rainfall
2016 rainfall 2017 rainfall
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We now partner with and provide the Race Rocks weather station output to the UVic School Based Weather Station Network.
This is the current temperature graph for the Victoria area.

 

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Juan de Fuca East entrance forecast

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For conditions right now from Environment Canada use this link

The records above are recorded at Pacific Daylight Savings Time

Extreme Values for environmental factors at Race Rocks recorded since 21 April, 2006November / December Extreme weather events: November 26/06 Snow……. December 15/06 Hurricane
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This weather station is provided and maintained by Lester Pearson United World College

Recent Posts

Friday, December 15, 2017

Weather

  • Visibility: low visibility this morning but cleared up by noon
  • Wind: very calm until early afternoon then picked up to high 20s
  • Sky: cloudy with a bit of sun
  • Water: calm and flat until the wind picked up then it got rough

Boats/Visitors

  • had one whale watching boat cruise by the island
  • Kyle came by with fuel and food. Thanks Kyle!

Ecological

  • The large brown raptor I saw yesterday was more likely a young 2-3 year old bald eagle. Saw three of them today playing in the wind.
  • Bernard the elephant seal is still on the island

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