Weather — August 2019

The temperature sensor on our Oregon Scientific weather station ceased to function at about midnight on August 26, after 10 years and 8 months. Temperatures for the 27th onward are taken from Rock County airport observations.

Date Day Low
Precipitation (inches)
8/31Sat 52°75°Rain (trace)
Mostly cloudy with east winds; few sprinkles after 8 pm
8/30Fri 54°73°
Mostly sunny and cooler, with light northwest winds. Clear and calm after 8 pm
8/29Thu 52°84°
Sunny early, with light south winds. Stronger southwest winds after 10 am, becoming west after 3 pm, then diminishing at sundown
8/28Wed 55°75°
Mostly sunny and breezy, from the west; clear and calm late
8/27Tue 61°79°
Mostly sunny with west winds
8/26Mon 63.9°72.3°Rain 1.22″
Light rain from 3 am onward, mainly in the morning. East winds becoming calm in mid-afternoon, then west after 6 pm
8/25Sun 58.6°74.7°Rain 0.03″
Partly sunny, with southeast winds. Cloudy after 3 pm, with light east winds. Light rain after 9:45 pm
8/24Sat 56.3°73.0°
Partly sunny, with southeast winds after 10 am, becoming east after 1 pm
8/23Fri 60.4°73.0°
Mostly sunny before 1 pm, then mostly cloudy. Northeast winds becoming east after 2 pm. Full clearing by 8 pm
8/22Thu 60.3°74.7°
Partly sunny and mild, with light easterly winds
8/21Wed 66.7°81.0°
Mostly cloudy and humid, with light northwest winds
8/20Tue 66.9°78.6°Rain 0.05″
Light rain 9 am to 2 pm; winds calm in the morning, then easterly. Humid. Clear and calm after 8 pm
8/19Mon 65.7°82.0°
Mix of sun and clouds; light easterly winds. Clearing and calm by 6 pm
8/18Sun 65.3°78.8°Rain 0.98″
Rain before 9 am. Cloudy in the morning, then gradually clearing. Westerly winds
8/17Sat 62.2°79.9°
Partly sunny, with winds calm to light southerly. More humid toward evening
8/16Fri 62.1°81.0°
Mostly cloudy, with south winds becoming west after 4 pm
8/15Thu 61.3°76.6°
Mostly sunny and mild, with winds calm or light northeast
8/14Wed 64.6°75.0°
Mostly cloudy or overcast, with winds calm or light northeast
8/13Tue 69.6°82.9°Rain 0.44″
Partly sunny with light north winds. Rain around 4 pm, then cooler. Light east winds late
8/12Mon 68.5°78.4°Rain 0.03″
Cloudy and muggy, with winds calm to light east. Light rain 6 to 9 pm
8/11Sun 64.0°78.1°
Rain 3:30 to 7 am. Cloudy with southwest winds; calm after 3 pm
8/10Sat 63.5°80.6°Rain 0.33″
Partly sunny and calm
8/9Fri 60.1°78.4°
Sunny and mild, with light northwest winds
8/8Thu 68.0°79.2°
Sunny and mild, with west or northwest winds
8/7Wed 64.8°84.2°
Mostly sunny. Light west winds after 9 am, becoming southwest after 3 pm. Clear 6 to 11 pm
8/6Tue 65.3°81.1°Rain 1.90″
Rain ending about 2 am. Mix of sun and clouds, with light north or northwest winds
8/5Mon 68.4°87.3°Next day
Mostly sunny early; becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Winds calm before 8 am, then west or southwest. Thunderstorms after 10:30 pm
8/4Sun 65.7°85.8°
Sunny before 1 pm, then mostly cloudy. Winds calm to light/variable
8/3Sat 65.1°86.7°
Mostly sunny in the morning; mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Winds calm to light/variable
8/2Fri 60.3°80.8°
Sunny, with winds calm to light easterly
8/1Thu 59.5°79.0°
Sunny and dry, with light north or northeast winds