• Tonight

    Dec 17

    Lo 32°

    A shower early; mainly clear

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      13%
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
  • Thu

    Dec 18

    55°Lo 31°

    Cloudy

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      65%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    Dec 19

    53°Lo 26°

    Intervals of clouds and sun

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      1%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sat

    Dec 20

    57°Lo 28°

    Mostly sunny

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      47%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Dec 21

    57°Lo 33°

    Mostly sunny

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      59%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Day

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E

S

W

  • SW 10 mph
  • Gusts: 21 mph

Clouds and sunshine

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
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Night

N

E

S

W

  • W 10 mph
  • Gusts: 18 mph

A passing shower this evening; otherwise, mainly clear

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0.02 in
  • Rain: 0.02 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0.5 hrs

Temperature History - Dec 17

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  Today Normal Record 12/17/2013
High 55° 51° 76° (1929) 65°
Low 32° 25° (1913) 31°

Solunar Information for Portales, NM

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:53 AM with 9:53 of sunlight, then sets at 4:46 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:18 AM with 11:24 of moolight, then sets at 1:42 PM

Mon, Dec 22
New
Sun, Dec 28
First
Mon, Jan 5
Full
Tue, Jan 13
Last

Curiosity Tastes Mars

Dec 14, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The Mars Science Laboratory Rover 'Curiosity' continues its sampling and analyzing of the Martian surface.

Wed. Stargazing