Another cold morning leads to a cozy afternoon – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Expect another cool morning giving way to comfortable conditions for the afternoon.

Morning troughs in Pittsburgh are likely to reach the mid-1940s. Today’s highs will be near 70 degrees. The sky will be sunny after the fog clears after 9:00 a.m. Afternoon winds will be quite light and northerly at around 5-10 mph.

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As we wind down the month, the temperatures are almost exactly where you’d expect them to be.

Our average maximum for this time of year is 70 ° with average minimums for today at 50 °.

Photo credit: KDKA Meteorological Center

We’ll end the month just over a degree above average. The hottest day of the month was the 18th when we hit 85 degrees. On the 25th we bottomed out at 47 °, the coldest morning so far this month.

We should either equalize or beat this morning low this morning.

Do you remember Ida? Ida amounted to 2.31 “of our total of 3.93” of rain this month. For the month, we were at +0.73 “. Overall this month we didn’t have a lot of extreme weather conditions with just two days reporting rain totals of over a half. thumb.

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One of the stats you can ignore is daylight loss.

Remember, we started the month with the northern hemisphere pointing towards the sun. Our hemisphere is now pointing away from the sun (the entire fall equinox and everything), so September is the one month with the greatest loss of daylight. On September 1, Pittsburgh saw 13 hours and 3 minutes of daylight.

That number has now fallen to 11 hours 47 minutes.

This is a difference of one hour and sixteen minutes between the first day and the last day of the month.

We will lose an additional hour and 15 minutes of daylight in October.

Tonight the sun sets at 7:04 p.m.

The sun will set at 6:18 p.m. on October 31st.

Photo credit: KDKA Meteorological Center

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