Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:
Prepared by Peter Jeranyama
November was above average in temperature, drier than average, and above average sunshine. The temperature averaged 47.2 degrees, 3 degrees above normal. Maximum temperature was 73 degrees on the 8th; a minimum temperature of 18 degrees was recorded on the 19th and 20th. Prior to this minimum temperature, a hard-killing frost had been recorded on the 15th with a temperature of 27 degrees. Daytime high temperatures averaged 58.2 degrees, 0.2 degrees below the norm. Nighttime temperatures averaged 36.1 degrees, 0.8 degrees above the norm. November 2020 average temperature was warmer than that in November 2019 and was above the 30-year average for the month.
Precipitation totaled 2.87 inches, 1.81 inches below normal and 0.54 inches less than the same month in 2019. Measurable precipitation was recorded on 7 days and precipitation of 0.10 inches or more was recorded on 6 days. The largest single day rainfall was recorded on the 2nd of the month (0.78 inches). No snowfall was recorded for the month of November in East Wareham.
Sunshine, recorded at the Blue Hills Observatory, averaged 53% of the possible, 6 points above long-term average. There were 10 days with 90% or more sunshine, and 5 days with no sunshine.