Archive for the tag 'overcast'

24 June 2011 @ 1800

Cool and overcast conditions during this launch. No wind was recorded. The launch began with no rain, but rain began in the middle of the launch and was rather heavy by the end. The down profile was only slightly more moist which is surprising considering the amount of rain by the end.

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24 June 2011 @ 1500

Skies at the time of launch were partly cloudy and there were storms in the distance. Light winds. Temperature profile was similar on the ascent and descent. While the temperature profile cooled with height, the dewpoint was isothermal. graphic

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24 June 2011 @ 0900

Overcast conditions with little wind during this launch. The temperature spread was fairly low as was the dewpoint spread. Relative humidity was nearly constant as the dewpoint and temperature increased evenly during the launch.

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22 June 2011 @12:00

Overcast conditions, though the clouds were high. No wind. The surface temperature was significantly higher at the end of the launch compared to the beginning. The layer reached isothermal around 40m. The dewpoint stayed fairly constant, but it bowed in just a tad at the mid-layers.

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