Porterville Weather - Lapse Rate

       
      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 - A small Porterville dam close to town.

Porterville was established in 1863 by Frederick John Owen an original 1820 British settler. By selling off portions of his farm “Pomona”, a settlement was established. The town was then named after the popular Attorney General of the Cape Colony, Sir William Porter.

Paragliding Porterville - Flatlands in summer.

Golden in summer and mint green in winter, Porterville region’s widespread carpet of wheat fields support its reputation as the bread basket of the Western Cape.


 

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