Observed at
Lowell, Massachusetts
01/18/17   13:06

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories for Central Middlesex County (Massachusetts).

National Weather Service Lowell Area Forecast

This Afternoon: Rain likely with areas of drizzle.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Rain Likely


Tonight: Areas of drizzle or freezing drizzle before 2am, then a slight chance of freezing rain between 2am and 3am, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle after 3am.  Areas of fog before 3am, then areas of fog after 5am. Areas of freezing fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Rain and
Freezing Fog

Thursday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Patchy Fog
then Mostly

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Partly Cloudy


Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.
Mostly Sunny

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Mostly Cloudy


Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Partly Sunny

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Mostly Cloudy

Hi 35 °F Lo 31 °F Hi 43 °F Lo 28 °F Hi 42 °F Lo 30 °F Hi 46 °F Lo 30 °F




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East Conus IR Loop


32.1° F

Hour Change Temperature

-0.2° F


96 %

Hour Change Humidity

0 %

Wet Bulb Temperature

31.8° F


31.1° F

Hour Change Dewpoint

-0.2° F

Average Wind

NE @ 2.2 mph

Wind Gust Speed



29.970 in  -

Hour Change Barometer

0.001 in

Day Change Barometer

-0.216 in

Today's Rain

0.28 in

Rain Rate

0.00 in/hr

Last Hour Rain

0.02 in

Storm Rain Total

0.41 in

Monthly Rain

1.87 in

Yearly Rain

1.87 in

Wind Chill

32.1° F

Heat Index

32.1° F

Est. Cumulus Base

230  ft

Today Highs/Lows/Averages

High Temperature

Low Temperature

35.3° F @ 09:09

32.0° F @ 12:50

High Humidity

Low Humidity

96 % @ 04:23

94 % @ 00:00

High Dewpoint

Low Dewpoint

34.3° F @ 09:09

31.0° F @ 12:50

High Barometer

Low Barometer

30.088 in @ 00:00

29.968 in @ 12:07

High Wind Gust

N @ mph @ 13:02

High Rain Rate

0.07 in/hr @ 07:52

Low Wind Chill

23.4° F @ 13:02

High Heat Index

35.3° F @ 09:09

Day Average Temperature

33.3° F

Day Average Humidity

96 %

Day Average Dewpoint

32.1° F

Day Average Barometer

30.013 in

Day Average Wind

29° @ 0.7 mph

USA Extremes

Past 24 hours
High Temp
87 at McAllen, TX
Low Temp
-16 at Big Piney, WY

Snow Cancellations (Boston TV 7)


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Lowell Almanac Information
Station Elevation: 178 ft  Latitude: 42° 37' 33" N  Longitude: 71° 20' 12" W
Time Until The Spring Equinox
60 days, 16 hours, 18 minutes, 38 seconds

Local Sunrise: 07:11
Moon Rise: 23:32
Local Sunset: 16:42
Moon Set: 10:41

2017 Seasons:   Universal Time
Spring Equinox:  March 20, 10:29  Summer Solstice:  June 21, 04:24
Autumn Equinox:  Sept. 22, 20:02Winter Solstice:   Dec. 21, 16:28

Monthly/Yearly Highs & Lows
High Monthly Temperature    62.6° F Low Monthly Temperature    5.6° F
High Yearly Temperature      62.6° F Low Yearly Temperature      5.6° F

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