July 20: Mild Temperature But Muggy

Friday, July 20: Mild temperature but muggy. Large field in Chilmark is brown from lack of rain. Grass crunches underfoot. Poison ivy leaves glisten in the afternoon sunshine. Partly sunny skies. Temperature in the high 70s.

Saturday, July 21: Breezy. Partly sunny morning. Bend in the Road Beach is a popular spot in late morning. Swimmers in the water. Jumpers on the Big Bridge. There is the smell of suntan lotion on the beach. Oak Bluffs harbor is lit up at night by all kinds of lights: street lights, boat lights and flashlights.

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Oct. 12: Mist in the Morning

Friday, Oct. 12: Mist in the morning. Anglers gather at the end of the Big Bridge jetty on the last full day of the derby. Choppy seas off East Chop.

Saturday, Oct. 13: Cool morning. Thick dew on the pumpkins at Morning Glory Farm. Cool over the Lagoon Pond. Golf enthusiasts gather at Farm Neck Golf Course under autumn sun, a light breeze on the fairway. Derby headquarters in Main street Edgartown is bustling with fishermen carrying the catch of the day. Derby ends under damp clear night sky. Stars.

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Sept. 28: Rain in the Morning

Friday, Sept. 28: Rain in the morning. Warm damp tropical air. Dark clouds break in the early afternoon. Skies clear at 4 o’clock. Edgartown harbor is serene. Fishing boats are adrift near Memorial Wharf. Sailboat heads out of the harbor. Starry skies at night.

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Oct. 5: Warm and Mostly Sunny

Friday, Oct. 5: Warm and mostly sunny. Temperature rises to the high 70s. Southwest wind picks up in the afternoon. Steady breeze by sunset. A thick bank of fog rolls in over Aquinnah and Chilmark in the early evening. Maritime damp, an evening of sipping hot cider.

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Sept. 14: Sunny Morning

Friday, Sept. 14: Sunny morning. Clouds on the increase in the afternoon. Humid and cool. Clouds are dramatic in the late afternoon; a mix of cirrus clouds and cumulus clouds stretch across the western sky. Rain arrives late at night. Stormy night.

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Sept. 7: Hot and Humid

Friday, Sept. 7: Hot and humid. Summer keeps a hold on the Vineyard. Swimmers gather at the Bend in the Road Beach, under fast moving clouds. Yellow roses are in full bloom on South Water street in Edgartown.

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August 31: Mostly Sunny

Friday, August 31: Mostly sunny. High flying cirrus clouds. Ocean Park grass is green despite the recent drought. Waban Park grass is brown. Oak Bluffs beaches bustle with sunbathers. Sailboats move slowly across Nantucket Sound toward Edgartown. Starry night.

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Oct. 10: Sunny and Warm

Friday, Oct. 10: Sunny and warm. Lawnmowers sing out in downtown Edgartown. Yellow bittersweet leaves decorate tall trees on Clevelandtown Road. Red poison ivy leaves decorate the edge of a path.

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Oct. 3: Cool and Fall-like with Variable Clouds and Sun

Friday, Oct. 3: Cool and fall-like with variable clouds and sun. A few passing sprinkles in the afternoon as dark clouds hang over West Tisbury. Gusty winds buffet the north shore, dying down in the evening. Evening sunset casts beautiful long colors across Edgartown harbor. Sweater weather.

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Sept. 26: Rain Starts at 4 a.m. and is Often Heavy

Friday, Sept. 26: Rain starts at 4 a.m. and is often heavy. Dark clouds roll in from the South. Intense storm. Rain is heavy in the afternoon. Fog. Shifting easterly breeze. Puddles grow in Vineyard Haven. Five Corners is temporarily flooded between heavy showers. Light rain at the dinner hour.

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