This is taken from our Watsonsí Weather Watch Calendar 2006 available at http://www.weathermanwatson.com/calendar.htm

 

THE TWINPLEX AND 45 DEGREES

 

45 degrees is the key to remembering Twinplex weather and nature facts.

 

The latitude of the Twinplex is 45 degrees north, halfway between the equator at 0 degrees and the North Pole at 90 degrees north.The elevation angle of the sunon the first day of spring is 45 degrees,and on the first day of autumn is 45 degrees.

 

On the first day of winter, itís a tad less than half (21 Ĺ) of 45 degrees ; on the first day of summer it is a bit over 45 plus half of 45 degrees (68 Ĺ degrees)

 

The average annual temperature is 45 degrees Fahrenheit. The average temperature when the rainy season begins in mid-April is 45 degrees Fahrenheit, the average temperature when the rainy season ends autumn begins is 45 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

The warmest temperature ever likely in the Twinplex in your lifetime is 45 degrees Celsius.The coldest temperature ever likely here in your lifetime is minus 45 degrees Celsius.

 

A very rainyyear in your lifetime here is 45 inches.A very dry year in your lifetime here is 45 centimeters (about 15 inches).Average rainfall is halfway between, 30 inches.A rainfall of 5 inches or more can be expected about once every 45 years.

 

Average annual snowfall is approximately 45 inches.A snowfall of 2 feet in 2 days can be expected about once every 45 years.

 

Relative humidity on a summer afternoon averages about 45 percent.On a winterís morning, it is typically double that at 90 percent.