Brian, Since June is almost here, would it be possible for you to post similar data for June? For June it might be particularly interesting to compare the first half to the second half, considering that by end of June the monsoon season is usually not far away. Wil M. At 04:18 PM 5/27/2001, you wrote: > Andrew Cooper asked rhetorically "what happened to a dry and clear May?" >Since I have kept nighttime cloudiness records for 20+ years, I can tell you >the answer: "it didn't go anywhere in particular", or maybe more specifically >"it wasn't clear on Saturdays this May". Here's a list of the sum of nights >I called "photometric" (cloudless from dusk to dawn) plus "partial" (at least >three consecutive hours cloudless) for the last 23 Mays. The last entry >assumes tonight (27th) will be cloudy, a near-certainty. > >year nights >1979 14 >1980 13 ... <snip> --- This message is from the AZ-Observing mailing list. If you wish to be removed from this list, send E-mail to: AZ-Observing-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, with the subject: unsubscribe. The list's archive is at: //www.freelists.org/archives/az-observing This is a discussion list. Please send personal inquiries directly to the message author. In other words, do not use "reply" for personal messages. Thanks.