STAR PARTY Archive

In this archive you will find stories and pictures of almost every past Star Party ordered by date. Most of them are written in German only. Of course everybody is kindly invited to send his own impression.

Weather Statistics

The following table gives a short overview of the experienced weather conditions during the Star Party at the observing site. Usually one of the two nights is clear . . . usually . . . but sometimes one gets the impression that a Star Party always attracts rain. The weather on Gurnigel tends to change very quickly and one can have a clear night although the forecast is bad.

Nr. Date Location Friday Night 1 Saturday Night 2 Sunday
20. 29.-31. August 2008 Gurnigel Sunny day Clear night Sunny day Clear night Sunny day
19. 10-12 August 2007 Gurnigel part cloud part cloud sunny intervals Clear night part cloud
18. 25-27 August 2006 Gurnigel sunny intervals part cloudClear night sunny intervals
17. 2.-4. September 2005 Gurnigel light rain light rain sunny intervals FogClear night Sunny day
16. 13.-15. August 2004 Gurnigel light rain light rain light rain Clear night Sunny day
15. 29-31 August 2003 Gurnigel heavy rain light rain heavy rain light rain light rain
14. 9-11 August 2002 Gurnigel heavy rain light rainpart cloud heavy rain light rain light rain
13. 17-18 August 2001 Gurnigel dark cloud part cloudClear night Sunny day thundery shower Sunny day
12. 25-27 August 2000 Gurnigel Sunny day Clear night sunny intervals part cloudthundery shower light rain
11. 13-15 August 1999 Gurnigel ? Clear night sunny intervals light rain light rain
10. 21-23 August 1998 Gurnigel ? light rain heavy rain light rain Sunny day
9. 29-31 August 1997 Gurnigel sunny intervals Clear night light rain Clear nightfoggy Sunny day
8. 13-15 September 1996 Gurnigel heavy rain light snow dark cloud Clear nightfoggy Sunny day
7. 25-27 August 1995 Gurnigel ? heavy rain showers partly cloudy Clear nightpart cloud ?
6. 2-4 September 1994 Hohberg heavy rain light rain sunny intervals Clear night Sunny day
5. 17-19 September 1993 Hohberg sunny intervals part cloud sunny intervals Clear nighthazy Sunny day
4. 28-30 August 1992 Hohberg ? Clear night Sunny day light rain Sunny day
3. 6-8 September 1991 Hohberg Sunny day Clear night Sunny day Clear night Sunny day
2. 17-19 August 1990 Pragelpass ? part cloud Sunny day Clear nightpart cloud Sunny day
1. 5-6 August 1989 Pragelpass ? ? ? thundery shower ?

Symbol explanation see BBC Weather Symbols.