After many years of shooting with a Canon 40D, upgrade time has arrived. With the Canon 5D Mark II, it’s all in the details — and the awesome video capability which I have not even touched yet.
Apparently the mid-Atlantic is earthquake country. I, along with millions of my closest friends, managed to survive yet another seismic event — the first significant one I’ve felt in almost two decades!
The 80-degree low is not very common at all, unless you’ve been around D.C. lately at least. While it may still be a bit of an anomaly, it’s becoming less so year by year it seems.
Ok, I am being unbalanced with D.C. climo of late. It’s a mindless task when bored, and I recently finished a compilation. Here’s a graph (to scale, if not clearly marked as such) of high and low temperatures by year in Washington, D.C. The change in highs has been quite minor though the range is [...]
While the Washington, D.C. to Baltimore, Md. area averages about one 100-degree day each year, they are not super common and stretches of years without them are (or, someday, where?) to be expected.
A breakdown of thunderstorm days at Washington, D.C. during the current climate normal period of 1981-2010.
As usual, the D.C. fireworks don’t disappoint. Since last year was so favorable along the Potomac I gave it another go.
Significant tornadoes are somewhat rare in the D.C. area, but not unheard of. Here’s a look at upper level conditions that have led to a handful over the years.
A chart of 90F+ days as an average by month, compared over 30-year cycles throughout the historical period.
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