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Partly cloudy
Partly cloudy
72F
68 F RealFeel temperature
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22C
20 C RealFeel temperature
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Last updated at 6:05 AM
17 mph SSWWind speed and direction
61%Relative humidity
30.16 inBarometric pressure
10 milesVisibility
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Detailed Boston forecast

TodayPartly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TonightShowers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall in the evening. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Humid with lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Labor DayMostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog in the morning. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

National Weather Service forecast for Boston and Suffolk County. Last updated at 6:05 AM
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seven-day forecast

Sunday, Aug 31
Partly sunny; nice
Partly sunny; nice
78F|66F
Monday, Sep 1
A p.m. t-storm
A p.m. t-storm
85F|71F
Tuesday, Sep 2
A shower or t-storm
A shower or t-storm
84F|70F
Wednesday, Sep 3
Clouds and sun
Clouds and sun
85F|72F
Thursday, Sep 4
Sunshine
Sunshine
85F|65F
Friday, Sep 5
Lots of sun; warm
Lots of sun; warm
82F|65F
Saturday, Sep 6
Plenty of sun
Plenty of sun
82F|68F
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Precipitation Totals

1.21 inchesPrecipitation this month
0.0 inchesSnow this month
26.34 inchesPrecipitation this year
48.0 inchesSnow this year

Boston weather almanac

Today in weather history

97 (1953)Highest high temperature
60 (1911)Lowest high temperature
47 (1965)Lowest low temperature
77 (1953)Highest low temperature
2.58 (1954)Most precipitation
0.0 (1954)Greatest snowfall

Yesterday's weather

ActualHistoric average
7178High temperature
6063Low temperature
6670Average temperature
0.0 inches--Precipitation
0.0 inches--Snowfall
0.0 inches--Existing snow cover
0--Heating degree days
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This month in weather history

71.9Average temp for month
79.8Average high for month
64.0Average low for month
3.2 inchesAverage monthly precip
9.1Average clear days
10.8Average partly cloudy days
9.1Average cloudy days

Weather one year ago

ActualHistoric average
8477High temperature
6363Low temperature
74--Average temperature
0--Heating degree days
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Marine Conditions

67 F.Surf temperature
3-5 Ft Wave heights
SW at 12-22 knotsWinds

SOLAR / LUNAR DATA

Upcoming phases of the moon

  • phase
    August 31
  • phase
    September 2
  • phase
    September 9
  • phase
    September 16
  • phase
    September 24

Sun and moon forecast

6:08 AMSunrise
7:20 PMSunset
11:58 AMMoonrise
10:25 PMMoonset

Boston pollen levels

LOWHIGH
GRASS
1 of 5
WEED
2 of 5
MOLD
3 of 5
TREE
4 of 5
OVERALL
L of 5

AIR QUALITY / ULTRAVIOLET INDEX

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GOODBAD
AIR QUALITY
G
LOWEXTREME
U.V. RAYS
6

TEMPERATURE EXTREMES

United States

08/31National High Today (through 9 p.m.) 114 at Thermal, California

08/31National Low Today (through 9 p.m.) 32 at Angel Fire, New Mexico

World

08/31Global High Yesterday 122 at Khanaqin, Iraq

08/31Global Low -10 at Summit Station, Greenland