Category Archives: Weather

2017 Bluecreek Weather Roundup

Here are some numbers from our farm for 2017. For comparison, I’ll follow with 2016’s numbers in parenthesis. Precipitation: 18.42” (21.48″) Maximum temperature: 101.1ºf (98.7ºf) Minimum temperature: -15.9ºf (-5.4ºf) 8″ Maximum soil temperature: 72.7ºf (74.6ºf) 8″ Minimum soil temperature: 33.2ºf … Continue reading

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Winter is coming!

Time to get the Farmall Cub ready to go! Snow plow… Tire chains… Freeze protection.

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Winter

A few months of time-lapse on the farm. Hopefully the snow will disappear soon. After all, it’s only five days until the vernal equinox… and Spring!    

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2016 Bluecreek Weather Roundup

2016 marked the first full year the WSU AgWeatherNet station was active on our farm. Here are 2016’s numbers: Precipitation: 21.48″ Maximum temperature: 98.7ºf Minimum temperature: -5.4ºf 8″ Maximum soil temperature: 74.6ºf 8″ Minimum soil temperature: 33.3ºf Maximum soil moisture: … Continue reading

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Weather recap for Bluecreek, WA

April 8th marked one year that we have had a Washington State University AgWeatherNet station located on our farm. Virginia calls me a “weather junkie”, but being both a mariner and a farmer, weather is pretty important in my life. … Continue reading

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