November was cool and extremely wet with average sunshine for the month. The temperature averaged 42.1 degrees, 1.5 degrees below normal. Maximum temperature was 63.0 degrees on the 4th and 5th; a minimum temperature of 19.0 degrees was recorded on the 22nd.. Daytime high temperatures averaged 50.7 degrees, 1.9 degrees below the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 33.4 degrees, 1.2 degrees below the norm. November 2014 averaged 0.3 degrees warmer than November 2013.
Precipitation totaled 7.15 inches, 2.45 inches above normal and 2.89 inches more than 2013. Measurable precipitation of 0.10 inches or more was recorded on 8 days. There were three major rain events this month, each recording over 1.80 inches of rain: 1.83 inches on the 2nd, 1.88 inches on the 17th and 1.82 inches on the 26th. Year-to-date rainfall for 2014 is 51.01 inches, 5.12 inches above the year-to-date average for East Wareham at this time of year. This is 7.16 inches higher then November 2013 year-to-date average for East Wareham. There were 1.1 inches of recorded snowfall for the month of November in East Wareham. The average snowfall for November in East Wareham is 1.0 inch. We only had 1 day with damaging winds.
Sunshine totaled 46% of the possible, 1 point above average and 12 points lower than November 2013. There were 11 days with 90% or more sunshine, and 14 days with near zero.
Official Fall Season
The official fall season Sept – Nov. 2014 was warm, very wet, with above average sunshine. All but one month (October) had above average sunshine hours. Temperatures averaged 54.1 degrees, 1.2 degrees above normal and 1.6 degrees warmer then 2013. A maximum temperature of 85.1 degrees was recorded on the 3rd, 4th and 6th of September and a minimum temperature of 19.0 degrees was recorded on the 22nd of November. Rainfall totaled 16.61 inches, 3.21 inches above normal and 8.77 inches more than the rainfall in the 2013 fall season. Average snowfall for the fall season for East Wareham is 1.0 inch; we have received 1.1 inches of snow this season. Sunshine was 52% of the possible and 8 points lower then 2013. Overall, this season was 1.2 degrees warmer, 3.21 inches wetter, and with more sunshine than the average fall season.