November was a cool and damp month. The temperature averaged 43.0 degrees, 0.2 degrees below normal. Maximum temperature was 63.0 degrees on the 5th; a minimum temperature of 22.1 degrees was recorded on the 29th. Daytime high temperatures averaged 50.8 degrees, 0.6 degrees below the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 35.3 degrees, 0.3 degrees below the norm. November 2010 averaged 5.0 degrees cooler than November 2009.
Precipitation totaled 4.61 inches, 0.09 inches above normal and 2 inches more than 2009. Measurable rain of 0.10 inches or more was recorded on 5 days. The largest rainfall was over a 3-day period with 3.21 inches on the 8th, 9th and 10th. Year-to-date rainfall for 2010 is 49.71 inches, 5.61 inches above the year-to-date average for East Wareham. This is 8.36 inches below November 2009 year-to-date average for East Wareham. We had 0.25 inches of snowfall for the month of November in East Wareham. The average snowfall for November in East Wareham is 1.2 inches.
Sunshine totaled 42% of the possible, 5 points below average and 4 points higher than November 2009. There were 7 days with full sunshine and 12 days with near zero.
The official fall season Sept – Nov. 2010 was wet with slightly above average temperatures and below average sunshine. Temperatures averaged 53.8 degrees, 1.0 degree above normal. A maximum temperature of 91 degrees was recorded on the 1st of September and a minimum temperature of 22.0 degrees was recorded on the 29th of November. Rainfall totaled 14.69 inches, 2.21 inches above normal. Average snowfall for the fall season for East Wareham is 1.2 inches; we have received 0.25 inches of measurable snow this season. Sunshine was just 5 points below normal. Overall this season was 0.5 degrees warmer, 5.0 inches drier and with the same sunshine as the fall season of 2009.