November was extremely warm and sunny with just under the average rainfall for the month. The temperature averaged 48.5 degrees, 5.3 degrees above normal. Maximum temperature was 72.0 degrees on the 8th; a minimum temperature of 25.0 degrees was recorded on the 6th.. Daytime high temperatures averaged 58.7 degrees, 7.3 degrees above the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 38.2 degrees, 3.2 degrees above the norm. November 2011 averaged 5.5 degrees warmer than November 2010. The monthly average temperature for November tired with November 2006 for the 2nd warmest November, surpassed only by the record warmest average temperature for November; which was 51 degrees set in 1998.
Precipitation totaled 3.71 inches, 0.79 inches below normal and 0.90 inches less than 2010. Measurable rain of 0.10 inches or more was recorded on 5 days. The largest rainfall was over a 24-hour period with 2.09 inches on the 23rd. Year-to-date rainfall for 2011 is 52.12 inches, 8.02 inches above the year-to-date average for East Wareham. This is 2.41 inches above November 2010 year-to-date average for East Wareham. There was no recorded snowfall for the month of November in East Wareham. The average snowfall for November in East Wareham is 1.2 inches.
Sunshine totaled 60% of the possible, 13 points below average and 8 points higher than November 2010. There was only 1 day with full sunshine, 9 with 90% or more, and 3 days with near zero.
The official fall season Sept – Nov. 2011 was extremely warm, wet, and sunny. Temperatures averaged 56.8 degrees, 4.0 degrees above normal. A maximum temperature of 85.0 degrees was recorded on the 9th of October and a minimum temperature of 25.0 degrees was recorded on the 6th of November. Rainfall totaled 17.85 inches, 5.38 inches above normal. Average snowfall for the fall season for East Wareham is 1.2 inches; we have not received any snow this season. Sunshine was just 3 points above normal. Overall this season was 3.0 degrees warmer, 3.16 inches wetter, and much sunnier than the fall season of 2010.