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On Wed Aug 20 05:34:17 2014 the Current Weather Conditions at Minneapolis St Paul Intl Airport are:
Temperature: degrees F
Dew Point: degrees F
Barometric Pressure: inHg
Current Conditions:

 Webcam

Weather Cam
Here is the current view looking northwest from the ME building at the University of Minnesota.
Click on the picture for a time lapse photo set.

Weather forecast for Minneapolis, MN
Today Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening... Then widespread showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Thursday Numerous showers and thunderstorms in the morning... Then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent. Highest heat indices around 100 in the afternoon.
Thursday Night Partly cloudy. Lows near 70. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat indices around 95 in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds around 5 mph. Highest heat indices around 95 in the afternoon.
The current temperature outside the 4th floor of the ME Building is 19.06 deg C, or 66.31 def F.
The max temperature in the past 24 hrs was 28.81 deg C, or 83.86 def F.

The current pressure in ME155 is 97.88 kPa.
The max pressure in the past 24 hrs was 97.90 kPa.

The sun will rise today at 06:20 and will set at 20:11

Graphs of Recent Temperature and Pressure Trends.

Temps Pressure

You can also find larger chart images at:
Temperature Chart
Pressure Chart
and click here for plots from the past week.

Temp chart for the past week.
Pressure chart for the past week.
and click here for plots from the past month.


This webpage is based on the Menet pressure server but was ported to Windows.
Perl, ActivePerl, is used to collect and process the data.
Some of the data is gathered using the Geo::WeatherNWS and Geo::WeatherNOAA Perl modules.

Update: Having some current issues with the Excel/OLE capabilities so the plots are now generated using GD:GRAPH.
11/02/2012

The graphs are generated by Excel using Perl's Win32:OLE capabilties.

The data is collected and the plots are updated every 30 minutes.

The temperature data above is from a serial interface temperature sensor kit from QKits which uses a Dallas Semiconductor DS18S20 sensor.

Thermd is the same link as on the Qkits page. His perl code was a very useful reference, although it was a Unix variety and much more complicated than I wanted at the moment.

And here is another link, Hilversum Temperature, to a good snippet of reference Perl code.

And you can find some of my code here.  Use for reference only.

Here is information on accessing Menet's pressure from the command line, telnet, and C programs.