Local Weather for the Observatory, Current and Historical

 

Current Weather Forecast

The current weather forecast for the Pinto Valley Observatory from Weather.com.

Site 1   or   Site 2

 

Current Weather Radar

Current Radar Map Southern California

Current Satellite Map for the US

 

Sky Transparency

Clear Sky Clock website for the Pinto Valley Observatory

This site shows when it will be cloudy or clear for up to the next two days. It's a prediction of when the given site will have good weather for astronomical observing.

http://cleardarksky.com/c/CimaCAkey.html?1

 

Historical Weather for Cima (a nearby town to the Observatory)

http://www.weather.com/activities/other/other/weather/climo-monthly-graph.html?locid=USCA0220&from=search

 

Mitchell Caverns Historical Weather

The following websites is a historical look of the weather for the region collected from a site about 20 miles away and about 1200 feet lower then the Pinto Valley Observatory.  You would expect that the Observatory temperatures would be about 5 degrees cooler then the information shown here.

http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/cgi-bin/cliMAIN.pl?camitc+sca

 

Mountain Pass Historical Weather

The following website is a historical look at the weather for the region collected from a site about "n" miles away from the Pinto Valley Observatory Site. 

http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/cgi-bin/cliMAIN.pl?camtpa+sca

 

Other weather websites for observing sites near Southern California

Mt Wilson Webcam

Not really relevant data for Pinto Valley, but a great site to see what the skies are like up above Mt Wilson, Ca. 

http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~obs/towercam.htm

 

 

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