July 2: Sunny and Warm

Friday, July 2: Sunny and warm. Morning Glory Farm pickers are out in the fields early picking lettuce, all wearing hats. Some fields are watered by a huge powerful water gun.

June 25: Summer Has a Foothold on the Vineyard

Friday, June 25: Summer has a foothold on the Vineyard. Bright sunshine, warm with temperature rising to the 80s in the sun. A stiff breeze on the water.

July 9: A Hot and Clear Day

Friday, July 9: A hot and clear day. A dog day in July. Lawns in Edgartown are burnt amber: the grass crunches underfoot. A light breeze in the afternoon. Breeze lightens in the afternoon. Long lines for ice cream cones in a North Water street, Edgartown shop.

June 18: Sunny and Summer-Like

Friday, June 18: Sunny and summer-like. Rosa rugosa in full bloom along the Beach Road in Edgartown. Youngsters splash water at the State Beach, under the guarded eye of parents wading nearby. Children jump from the Big Bridge. Temperature reaches the 80s.

May 21: Summer-Like Weather

Friday, May 21: Summer-like weather. The weekend opens with clear skies and high flying cirrus clouds. Temperature rises to the 70s, warmer at Five Corners, where cars coming off the ferry slow traffic. Rosa rugosa are in full bloom along the Beach Road in Edgartown. Breezy afternoon.

July 30: Clouds Break in the Morning

Friday, July 30: Clouds break in the morning. Sunny. Perfect day for the beach.

Saturday, July 31: Not as hot. The air in the morning is autumnal. Temperature rises to the mid-70s. Low humidity. Tomatoes ripen on the vine in Vineyard Haven. Tiger lilies in full bloom in a backyard garden. Shields sailboats race in the outer Edgartown harbor with a stiff breeze from the southwest.

July 23: Partly Cloudy

Friday, July 23: Partly cloudy. Muggy and hot. Temperature in the mid-80s. Clouds increase in the afternoon. Heavy rain arrives at night, clearing the Edgartown Main street of pedestrians. Loud thunder.

Saturday, July 24: Early morning thunderstorm. Partly cloudy. Periods of hot sunshine. Clouds increase in the afternoon. Thunderstorm in the afternoon. Skies clear on the horizon at dusk. Mostly overcast late.

May 28: Bright Sunny Day

Friday, May 28: Bright sunny day. Temperature in the 60s. A brisk breeze on the water. Edgartown children march down to Memorial Wharf, many carrying flowers. Under deep blue skies, they tossed flowers into the harbor. The sound of Taps can be heard along Dock street.

Saturday, May 29: Thick fog in Edgartown. Skies clear by 9 a.m. Warm and summer-like. Boats arrive in Edgartown harbor. Customers, with smiling and sun-burned faces show up at the Stop & Shop. Hazy skies in the late afternoon. Temperature drops down to the 50s at night.

July 16: Sunny

Friday, July 16: Sunny. More than a dozen large sailboats race to the west side of East Chop in midmorning. Mostly blue skies. A couple seated on beach towels at Owen Park pass the sunscreen. Muggy in town. Breezy afternoon on the water. A sailor’s festival under a tent takes over Owen Park in late afternoon. Steel drum music coincides with a colorful sunset.

June 29: Hot and Sunny

Friday, June 29: Hot and sunny. Dog days of July arrive in June. Oppressively hot at the Triangle in Edgartown. A gentle breeze in Edgartown harbor.

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