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Weather Conditions for the Nights of the Whitechapel Murders
Courtesy of Casebook Productions

The first table depicts weather conditions as reported for the general London area on the nights of the murders of Martha Tabram and the five canonical victims.

Victims Date & Day Max Temperture (Fahrenheit) Min Temperature (Fahrenheit) Amount
of Rain
Amount of Cloud Cover Remarks
Martha
Tabram
6 August
Monday
68.0 degrees 46.5 degrees 0.017 in 100% Cloudy w/occiasional spots of rain; wet evening
7 August
Tuesday
78.9 degrees 55.2 degrees n/a 70% Bright & warm
Mary Ann
Nichols
30 August
Thursday
64.7 degrees 56.8 degrees 0.406 in 30% Fine & generally bright morning; thunder storm, 2 - 3P.M.; "showery" after
31 August
Friday
63.9 degrees 46.7 degrees n/a 30% Bright & fine throughout but cool
Annie
Chapman
7 September
Friday
65.2 degrees 58.4 degrees 0.037 in 50% Generally bright & fine throughout w/occasional showers
8 September
Saturday
60.5 degrees 46.3 degrees n/a 30% Bright morning; fair afternoon; spots of rain in evening
Elizabeth
Stride
&
Catherine
Eddowes
29 September
Saturday
68.1 degrees 55.1 degrees 0.242 in 100% Dull morning; fine day; sudden heavy rain at "9.5p.m." lasting till after midnight
30 September
Sunday
55.3 degrees 43.5 degrees n/a 30% Brilliant "autumnal" day
Mary Jane
Kelly
8 November
Thursday
46.3 degrees 36.2 degrees - - Dull cold day; rain at night
9 November
Friday
46.3 degrees 38.9 degrees - - Wet till 11A.M, then overcast


The following table depicts unofficial weather conditions as reported for the Whitechapel area of London, specifically.

Victims Date & Day Hi Temperture (Fahrenheit) Lo Temperature (Fahrenheit) Amount
of Rain
Amount of Cloud Cover Remarks
Martha
Tabram
6 August
Monday
66.3 degrees 50.2 degrees 0.04 in 100%  
7 August
Tuesday
78.1 degrees 55.5 degrees n/a 70%  
Mary Ann
Nichols
30 August
Thursday
63.2 degrees 50.5 degrees 0.60 in 50% T-Storm
2 - 3P.M.
31 August
Friday
63.0 degrees 48.8 degrees 0.01 in 50%  
Annie
Chapman
7 September
Friday
65.9 degrees 50.8 degrees 0.02 in 70%  
8 September
Saturday
58.2 degrees 47.4 degrees 0.01 in 30%  
Elizabeth
Stride
&
Catherine
Eddowes
29 September
Saturday
66.4 degrees 55.4 degrees 0.27 in 100%  
30 September
Sunday
53.4 degrees 44.7 degrees n/a 50%  
Mary Jane
Kelly
8 November
Thursday
44.5 degrees 36.2 degrees 0.16 in 100%  
9 November
Friday
46.0 degrees 39.0 degrees n/a 100%  


Times of Sunrise and Sunset for London, England

Victims Date & Day Dawn Sun Rise Sunset Dusk
Martha
Tabram
6 August
Monday
0354 A.M. 0433P.M. 0737P.M. 0816P.M.
7 August
Tuesday
0356A.M. 0435A.M. 0735P.M. 0814P.M.
Mary Ann
Nichols
30 August
Thursday
0436A.M. 0511A.M. 0649P.M. 0724P.M.
31 August
Friday
0437A.M. 0512A.M. 0647P.M. 0721P.M.
Annie
Chapman
7 September
Friday
0449A.M. 0523A.M. 0631P.M. 0705P.M.
8 September
Saturday
0451A.M. 0525A.M. 0629P.M. 0703P.M.
Elizabeth
Stride
&
Catherine
Eddowes
29 September
Saturday
0525A.M. 0558A.M. 0542P.M. 0614P.M.
30 September
Sunday
0526A.M. 0559A.M. 0537P.M. 0612P.M.
Mary Jane
Kelly
8 November
Thursday
0630A.M. 0705A.M. 0422P.M. 0458P.M.
9 November
Friday
0631A.M. 0707A.M. 0420P.M. 0456P.M.


Lunar Phases

Victims Date & Day Lunar Phase Description of Phase Phase Image
Martha
Tabram
6 August
Monday
Last Day
Last Quarter
Waning crescent with 2% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.
7 August
Tuesday
New Moon 0% of the Moon's visible
disk illuminated.
Mary Ann
Nichols
30 August
Thursday
Second Day
Last Quarter
Waning crescent with 41% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.
31 August
Friday
Third Day
Last Quarter
Waning crescent with 32% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.
Annie
Chapman
7 September
Friday
Third Day
New Moon
Waxing crescent with 2% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.
8 September
Saturday
Fourth Day
New Moon
Waxing crescent with 7% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.
Elizabeth
Stride
&
Catherine
Eddowes
29 September
Saturday
Second Day
Last Quarter
Waning crescent with 39% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.
30 September
Sunday
Third Day
Last Quarter
Waning crescent with 29% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.
Mary Jane
Kelly
8 November
Thursday
Fifth Day
New Moon
Waxing crescent with 27% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.
9 November
Friday
Sixth Day
New Moon
Waxing crescent with 37% of the
Moon's visible disk illuminated.