Porterville Weather - Lapse Rate

        Insufficient Data to plot ELR1.
      ELR = Environmental Lapse    Dew Temp       
      DALR = Dry Adiabatic              SALR = Saturated Adiabatic

1. Select ELR Station(s) and details:

      ELR 1:


      ELR 2:


2. Enter estimated maximum daytime Temperature in °C :
    (Maximum temperature yesterday = 36.6 °C)

3. Enter estimated Dewpoint Temperature in °C :             
    (Maximum Dewpoint yesterday = 13 °C)

4. Refresh.

5. Interpret.
    - Blue Day Ceiling: DALR crosses ELR.
    - Cu Day Base: SALR starts before DALR crosses ELR.
         Cloud Tops: SALR crosses ELR

Did you know?

Paragliding Porterville - Male Malachite Sunbird during breeding season.

Malachite Sunbirds are found in hilly fynbos including protea stands which makes Porterville an ideal habitat for them.

The species is monogamous and the adult male is a beautiful metallic green when breeding and also has an elaborate display flight. He is hardly present during this time, only occasionally bringing food to the female or chick.

The female has brown upper parts with some indistinct streaking on the breast

Sunbirds have long thin down-curved bills and brush-tipped tubular tongues for feeding mainly on nectar.


 

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