November was a cold, sunny and wet month. The temperature averaged 42.0 degrees, 1.2 degrees below normal and 6.0 degrees cooler than 2006. Maximum temperature was 67.0 degrees on the 1 st, a minimum temperature of 21.0 degrees was recorded on the 24 th. Daytime high temperatures averaged 51.0 degrees, 0.4 degrees below the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 33.2 degrees, 1.8 degrees below the norm.
Precipitation totaled 4.94 inches, 0.54 inches above normal. We had 9 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 2.06 inches on the 3 rd. Year-to-date rainfall for 2007 is 39.77 inches, 12.08 inches below November 2006 year-to-date and 3.23 inches above the average for East Wareham . Snowfall for the month of November in East Wareham averaged only a trace accruing on Nov. 19 th. Average snowfall for November here in East Wareham is 1.2 inches.
Sunshine totaled 50% of the possible, 2 points above average. There were 2 days with 98% sunshine.
The official fall season Sept – Nov. 2007 was very dry, mild and sunny. Temperatures averaged 54.5 degrees, 1.7 degrees above normal. A maximum temperature of 81 degrees was reached on the 3 rd and the 8 th of September and a low of 21 degrees was reached on the 24 th of November. Rainfall totaled 9.52 inches, 2.95 inches below 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 6 points above normal.
Dr. Peter Jeranyama travel to New Orleans , LA on November 4 th – 7 th to attend the Centennial Conference of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science and Soil Science. He also participated in the multi-state irrigation research proposal development working group. Dr. Frank Caruso travel to Concord , NH on November 12 th – 13 th to attend the New Hampshire Division of Pesticide Control Seminar as their quest speaker.