November was a very warm, sunny and dry month. The temperature averaged 48.0 degrees, 4.8 degrees above normal, and 6.0 degrees above 2008. Maximum temperature was 66.0 degrees on the 8th, a minimum temperature of 27.0 degrees was recorded on the 7th.. Daytime high temperatures averaged 55.0 degrees, 3.6 degrees above the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 41.0 degrees, 6.0 degrees above the norm.
Precipitation totaled 2.65 inches, 1.87 inches below normal. The first 13 days of the month were very dry. Measurable rain of 0.10 inches or more was recorded on 6 days. The largest 24-hour rainfall was 0.81 inches on the 20th. Year-to-date rainfall for 2009 is 58.07 inches, 13.97 inches above the year-to-date average for East Wareham. This is 9.38 inches above November 2008 year-to-date average for East Wareham. We had no snowfall for the month of November in East Wareham. The average snowfall for November in East Wareham is 1.2 inches.
Sunshine totaled 39% of the possible, 9 points below average. There was only 1 day with full sunshine and 8 days with none.
The official fall season Sept – Nov. 2009 was very wet with average temperatures and below average sunshine. Temperatures averaged 53.3 degrees, 0.5 degrees above normal. A maximum temperature of 79 degrees was recorded on the 24th of September and a minimum temperature of 27.0 degrees was recorded on the 7th of November. Rainfall totaled 19.84 inches, 7.37 inches above normal. Average snowfall for the fall season for East Wareham is 1.2 inches; we have not received any measurable snow this season. Sunshine was just 5 points below normal.