Beautiful weather to start the work week in the Dakotas. Both North and South Dakota looking great with perfect 10s from Bismark to Pierre. North Dakota has the slight edge over South Dakota. Also some excellent weather in parts of central Alaska. Hot, humid and wet in Florida makes it the worst weather.
Best: 1. North Dakota 2. South Dakota 3. Kentucky 4. West Virginia 5. Virginia
Worst: 1. Florida 2. Michigan 3. Texas 4. Arizona 5. New Mexico
Perfect 10s in several states including Vermont, New York, Maine, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois. Some of the best weather in Burlington, VT and the the suburbs of Chicago and Milwaukee. Overall though, Michigan comes out as the best state and Florida by two categories, the worst. Incidentally, this is one of the highest means for the entire country (7.4) of the entire year thus far.
Best: 1. Michigan 2. Vermont 3. Wisconsin 4. Maine 5. Illinois
Worst: 1. Florida 2. Arizona 3. Alaska 4. South Carolina 5. Georgia
Wisconsin starts the month of June nearly perfect with a mean PWI score of 9.6! The 10s also extend into Minnesota and Iowa. Florida ends up on the bottom as heat, humidity, and thunderstorms take over in the summer. And for the first time this year, 9s appear in the interior of Alaska near Fairbanks and McGrath.
A large area of perfect weather will be found Wednesday from western Nebraska to Oklahoma City. This is after a very slow moving low pressure brought snow and cold rain to the region last week. The worst weather in the country will be in Florida as a front stalls over the state dumping plenty of rain. Alaska again looking bad as well.
Best: 1. Oklahoma 2. Kansas 3. Nebraska 4. Maine 5. Colorado
Worst: 1. Florida 2. Wisconsin 3. Indiana 4. Michigan 5. Georgia
Thursday December 20th, 2012
A terrible day in the Great Lakes tomorrow with the blizzard moving in. The entire country will see relatively low PWI scores tomorrow with all the cool weather around. Only South Florida will see anything above PWI 7. All in all, it looks like winter!
Best: 1. Florida 2. Arizona 3. Louisiana 4. Texas 5. North Dakota
Worst: 1. Michigan 2. Illinois 3. Wisconsin 4. Indiana 5. Ohio
Wednesday December 19th, 2012
Expecting a perfect weather day at Kennedy Space Center in Florida tomorrow, but there are no scheduled space shuttle launches after NASA killed the shuttle program. But if you going to Ron Jon Surf Shop, in Cocoa Beach, Florida…it will be just as nice. This perfect weather extends north through Daytona Beach, Flagler Beach, then curves inland at St. Augustine towards Lake City. On the Gulf of Mexico side of Florida there is another strip along the coast from Hernando Beach, north to Homosassa Springs, to Suwannee. There is a large area of PWI 10’s in southwest Georgia and northern Florida as well. Some of the larger towns in this area include: Tallahassee, Florida…Thomasville, Moultrie, and Bainbridge in Georgia. Overall, the mean for Florida is nearly 9.0 and will be tops for the nation tomorrow.
A blizzard in the Midwest will keep scores at their lowest from just east of Denver to Grand Island, Nebraska and Dodge City, Kansas. And of course, quite nasty in the Pacific Northwest again with Washington State at the bottom.
Best: 1. Florida 2. Georgia 3. Alabama 4. South Carolina 5. Mississippi
Worst: 1. Washington 2. Nebraska 3. Kansas 4. Colorado 5. Oregon
Saturday December 15th, 2012
The mean Perfect Weather Index for the nation Saturday will be a low 4.8 and perfect 10’s will be completely absent for the first time since last winter. Perhaps this is the first true sign of winter in America. The best weather will be confined to Florida where the highest scores will be along the northern Gulf and inland parts of North Central Florida.
The worst weather will be in the Great Lakes where a messy combination of rain and snow will occur tomorrow. Even Arizona will be a pitiful 3.6 mean which is quite a bit lower than even Alaska. Not that Arizona will be colder than Alaska, but there will be clouds, rain and wind whereas much of interior Alaska will see sunshine and light winds.
Best: 1. Florida 2. Oklahoma 3. Georgia 4. Texas 5. South Carolina
Worst: 1. Wisconsin 2. Michigan 3. Iowa 4. Indiana 5. Minnesota