November was a mild and sunny month. The temperature averaged 46.0 degrees, 2.8 degrees above normal. Maximum temperature was 69.0 degrees on the 14 th , a minimum temperature of 18.0 degrees was recorded on the 26 th. Daytime high temperatures averaged 56.0 degrees, 4.6 degrees above the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 35.0 degrees, 1.0 degree above the norm. Temperatures, rainfall and sunshine for the month were in the above average range for November.
Precipitation totaled 5.79 inches, 1.27 inches above normal. We had 9 rain events spread out evenly during the month. Measurable rain, of 0.10 or more, was recorded on 7 days. The largest 24-hour rainfall was 2.35 inches on the 22 nd. Year-to-date rainfall for 2005 is 58.15 inches, 20.93 inches above November 2004 year-to-date and 9.45 inches above the average for East Wareham . At this time, 2005 is the 6 th wettest year on record in East Wareham . Snowfall for the month of November in East Wareham averaged 1.5 inches and we received 0.40 inches of snow on the morning of the 23 rd, Thanksgiving Day.
Sunshine totaled 52% of the possible, 5 points above average. We had 8 days with 90% or more sunshine.
The official fall season Sept – Nov. 2005 was wet, mild and sunny. Temperatures averaged 55.3 degrees, 2.7 degrees above normal. A maximum temperature of 90 degrees was reached on the 12 th of Sept. and a low of 18 degrees was reached on the 26 th of November. Rainfall totaled 24.77 inches, 12.30 inches above normal. Sunshine was just 1 point above normal (about plus 19 hours).