November was cool and extremely sunny with below average rainfall for the month. The temperature averaged 41.8 degrees, 1.8 degrees below normal. Maximum temperature was 67.0 degrees on the 1st; a minimum temperature of 18.0 degrees was recorded on the 25th.. Daytime high temperatures averaged 51.0 degrees, 1.6 degrees below the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 32.6 degrees, 2.0 degrees below the norm. November 2013 averaged 0.3 degrees warmer than November 2012.
Precipitation totaled 4.28 inches, 0.42 inches below normal and 0.92 inches more than 2012. Measurable precipitation of 0.10 inches or more was recorded on 7 days. The largest rainfall was over a 24-hour period on the 27th, with 2.11 inches. Year-to-date rainfall for 2013 is 43.85 inches, 2.04 inches below the year-to-date average for East Wareham. This is 1.05 inches higher then November 2012 year-to-date average for East Wareham. There was 0.1 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 did have 4 days with damaging winds.
Sunshine totaled 58% of the possible, 11 points above average and 4 points higher than November 2012. There were 9 days with 90% or more sunshine, and 5 days with near zero.
Official Fall Season
The official fall season Sept – Nov. 2013 was cool, very dry, with fantastic sunshine. All three months had above average sunshine hours. Temperatures averaged 52.5 degrees, 0.4 degrees below normal and 0.8 degrees cooler then 2012. A maximum temperature of 82.0 degrees was recorded on the 2nd of October and a minimum temperature of 18.0 degrees was recorded on the 25th of November. Rainfall totaled 7.84 inches (averaging 2.61 for the season), 5.56 inches below normal and 7.59 inches less then the fall of 2012. This was the 8th driest fall season in the 82 years of record keeping here in East Wareham. Average snowfall for the fall season for East Wareham is 1.0 inch; we have only received 0.10 inch of snow this season. Sunshine was 60% of the possible and 7 points above normal. Overall, this season was 0.8 degrees cooler, 7.59 inches drier, and a lot more sunshine than the fall season of 2012.