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Low Temps on Ajax Peak & Bordeaux

 
simpub
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Hi guys!  Would anyone know where I could find recorded low temps (not record lows) for Ajax Peak and Bordeaux Mountain?  I have tried a number of things but when it comes to historical figures, I find it bumps me from current local/personal weather station data on these peaks, and just reverts to showing Cruz Bay temps, which we know are not the same at all.

I've found anecdotal evidence such as "cold" and sweater/sweatshirt at night, but I'm really in search of actual temperatures (and wind speed would be nice too).

Anyone have a clue where I can find it?

Thanks! 😃

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Topic starter Posted : November 24, 2021 12:18 pm
rewired
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@simpub

I don't know if Will Henderson still lives there, but according to this old article in the Source, he is probably got best bet for getting something from a reliable source.

https://stcroixsource.com/2000/01/26/how-cold-has-it-been-officially-no-telling-0/

I'm pretty sure it would be at least a few degrees cooler than the record listed by the National Weather Service at Anna's Hope on STX in 1954 of 51 degrees.

https://www.weather.gov/sju/climo_extremes

Post back if you find an answer - now you've got me interested...

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Posted : November 25, 2021 11:02 pm
simpub
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@rewired That is interesting but I'm not looking for record lows.  I just want to know the temperature on Ajax Peak and Bordeaux Mountain at night in the winter.  I'm thinking it's about 68⁰ but I'm looking for the historical data or for someone who lives at the top of St. John to confirm 😃

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Topic starter Posted : November 26, 2021 7:21 pm
Knowlesstak
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Almost every place now uses GIS maps. Google USVI GIS map. When you find the property you want it will give the owners name and the mailing address.  Maybe mail some people a letter. 

 

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Posted : November 27, 2021 10:59 pm
simpub
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Hey that's an interesting solution!  I am often on the GIS website for the VI.  Not sure how successful it might be though.  There's got to be someone with a home up there and an outdoor thermometer, who's also online... I'm hoping at least! 😃 Not giving up!

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Topic starter Posted : November 28, 2021 6:41 pm
stjohnjulie
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The TrioAdvisor St John forum is very active.  You could post the question there and probably get multiple responses.  

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Posted : November 29, 2021 3:27 am
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