November was a cold, sunny and wet month. The temperature averaged 42.0 degrees, 1.2 degrees below normal, the same as in 2007. Maximum temperature was 70.0 degrees on the 1 st and the 4 th; a minimum temperature of 19.0 degrees was recorded on the 21 st and the 24 th. Daytime high temperatures averaged 51.0 degrees, 0.4 degrees below the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 34.0 degrees, 1.0 degrees below the norm.
Precipitation totaled 5.68 inches, 1.28 inches above normal. We had 10 rain events spread out evenly during the month. Measurable rain, of 0.10 inches or more, was recorded on 9 days. The largest 24-hour rainfall was 2.96 inches on the 25 th, with a 30-hour total of 3.01inches. Year-to-date rainfall for 2008 is 48.69 inches, 5.69 inches above the year-to-date average for East Wareham . This is 8.92 inches above November 2007 year-to-date and 3.16 inches below November 2006 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 48% of the possible, 1 point above average. There were 2 days with 98% sunshine.
The official fall season Sept – Nov. 2008 was very wet, sunny with slightly below average temperatures. Temperatures averaged 52.2 degrees, 0.6 degrees below normal. A maximum temperature of 83 degrees was recorded on the 7 th of September and a minimum temperature of 19.0 degrees was recorded on the 21 st and 24 th of November. Rainfall totaled 17.88 inches, 5.41 inches above normal and 8.36 inches above the fall season of 2007. 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 6 points above normal.