November was warm, somewhat dry, and very sunny. The temperature averaged 47.0 degrees, 4.5 degrees above normal. Maximum temperature was 70.7 degrees on the 16th; a minimum temperature of 21.2 degrees was recorded on the 24th.. Daytime high temperatures averaged 56.5 degrees, 3.9 degrees above the norm. Nighttime temperatures averaged 37.7 degrees, 3.1 degrees above the norm. November 2015 average temperature was almost 5 degrees warmer than that in November 2014.
Precipitation totaled 3.88 inches, 0.82 inches below normal. Measurable precipitation of 0.10 inches or more was recorded on 7 days. There were two major rain events this month, accounting for most of the total for the month: 1.85 inches from the 11-12th and 1.18 inches from the 22-23rd. Year-to-date rainfall for 2015 is 36.65 inches, 9.24 inches below the year-to-date average for East Wareham at this time of year. There was no snowfall recorded for the month of November in East Wareham. The average snowfall for November in East Wareham is 1.0 inch.
Sunshine totaled 54% of the possible, 7 point above average. There were 15 days with 90% or more sunshine, and only 6 days with near zero.
Official Fall Season
The official fall season, Sept. – Nov. 2015, was warm, dry, and well above average for sunshine. All three months had above average sunshine hours. Temperatures averaged 55.7 degrees, 2.73 degrees above normal and warmer then 2013 or 2014. A maximum temperature of 89.6 degrees was recorded on the 8th of September and a minimum temperature of 21.2 degrees was recorded on the 24th of November. Rainfall totaled 12.22 inches, 1.18 inches below normal. Average snowfall for the fall season for East Wareham is 1.0 inch; we received no snow this season. Sunshine was 61% of the possible, 8 points above the norm for the fall season.