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Current conditions at

Groton / New London, Groton / New London Airport (KGON)

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Light Rain

41°F

5°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.7 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 19 Apr 7:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Niantic CT

  • Today

    Today: Rain, mainly before 10am.  High near 46. North wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Wind chill values between 30 and 40 early. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, mainly before 10am. High near 46. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of rain before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Wind chill values between 30 and 40 early. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Niantic CT
 41.32°N 72.24°W (Elev. 56 ft)
7:34 am EDT Apr 19, 2018
8am EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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