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Cranberry Weather Summaries - Current Year

2022

May

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

May weather was above average in temperature and with more sunshine than normal.  Rainfall was below the 30-year average. The temperatures for May averaged 58.5 degrees, 2.67 degrees above the 30-year average.  The maximum temperature was 84 degrees on the 22nd and a minimum temperature of 33 degrees was recorded on the 1st.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 66.6 degrees; 2 degrees above the norm.  Evening temperatures averaged 50.4 degrees, 3.3 degrees above the norm.

Based on data from the Blue Hills Observatory, sunshine averaged 57% of the possible sunshine hours, 5 percentage point above the norm.  There were 5 days with 90% or better sunshine and 2  days with no sunshine at all.  There were 14 days that were clear without any cloud cover in East Wareham. 

Precipitation totaled 2.72 inch (this is 3.55 inches less precipitation than received in May 2021), 1 inch below the average rainfall for May in East Wareham.  There were 8 days with measurable precipitation, and each day had more than 0.1 inch. The largest 24-hour rainfall event was 0.69 inches on the 30th.  Our total year-to-date rainfall is 20.35 inches, 1 inch below the average in East Wareham. 

Official Spring Season

The official spring (March-May) had average temperatures of 48.3 degrees; 2 degrees above the long-term average. Total snowfall recorded for the period (March-May) was 2 inches. The average total snow is 6.16.   Precipitation was 3.64 inches below normal at 10.07 inches and this is 2.76 inches less rainfall than the same period last year (2021).  All months had below average precipitation. Sunshine for the spring was 678.8 hours, 12 % more than the normal average number of sunshine hours for the three-month period. All three months had above average sunshine hours. 

April

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

April 2022 was slightly warm with below average precipitation and above average sunshine.

Overall, the temperature averaged 48.2 degrees, 2.15 degrees warmer than the 30-year average.  The maximum temperature was 68 degrees on the 16th, this is 4 degrees colder than the 30-year maximum temperature and a minimum temperature of 28 degrees was recorded on 20th night which is 1.8 degrees warmer than the long-term average.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 59.1 degrees; 4.6 degrees warmer than the norm.  Evening low temperatures averaged 37.3 degrees; 0.2 degree colder than the norm. 

Sunshine, recorded at the Blue Hills Observatory, averaged 56% of the possible sunshine hours. Total sunshine hours were 225 hr., and this represents 32 hr. more than the long-term average.  There were 8 days with 80% or better sunshine and 4 days with virtually no sunshine. 

Precipitation totaled 3.93 inches, which is 0.68 inch below normal.  We had measurable precipitation on 12 days; 7 days had 0.10 inches or greater rainfall.  The largest 24-hour rainfall was 0.98 inches recorded on the 21st.  Year-to-date rainfall for 2021 stands at 17.63 inches; this is 4.7 inches more than last year’s total at this time and about the same as the normal average for this time of year.

We had no snowfall in April. The total snowfall so far for the year (2022) is 35.5 inches which is 13.5 inches above this time in 2021.

February

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

February had  average temperatures, above average precipitation and snowfall.  The temperatures averaged 30.7 degrees,  0.3 degrees below the long-term average.  The maximum temperature was 59 degrees on the 24th and a minimum temperature of -5 degrees was recorded on the 1st.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 42.1 degrees, 2.8 degrees above the long-term average for the month. Evening temperatures averaged 19.32 degrees, 3.68 degree below the long-term average.

Sunshine averaged 49% of the possible sunshine hours, 1 point below average.  7 days had 90% or better sunshine while 5 days had no sunshine.  The sunshine hours are recorded at the Blue Hill Observatory in Milton, MA.  Precipitation totaled 5.72 inches 2.1 inches more than the long-term average.  We had measurable precipitation on 10 days. The largest 24-hour rainfall was 1.47 inches on the 5th.  February had 5 inches of snowfall in contrast to February 2021 where 14 inches of snowfall was recorded. Year-to-date snowfall recorded in East Wareham is now 33.5 inches.  Snowfall records go back to 1952 in East Wareham. 

Official Winter Season

The official winter in East Wareham (Dec. 2021- Feb. 2022) was warmer than normal (0.67 degrees warmer), slightly wet (by 0.11 inches), and above average snowfall.  Sunshine (at Blue Hills) for the winter was 109 hours , 25 points below the norm.  The season's temperatures and Feb 1st and the maximum was 60 degrees on December 7th.  Sunshine hours for Dec-Feb were below the average. Precipitation totaled 11.87 inches; 0.34 inches below average.  Snowfall totaled 42.5 inches; 15.14 inches above normal. December was the warmest of the three winter months and all months had snowfalls and January being the snowiest. February had the highest rainfall for the winter season.

January

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

January was below average temperature month, and above average snowfall and precipitation. The average temperature was 27.48 degrees, 1.7 degrees below normal. The maximum temperature was 52 degrees on January 2nd,  and this is 2 degrees below normal. A minimum temperature of -4 degrees was recorded on the 31st  and this is 1.6 degrees below normal. Daytime high temperatures averaged 37.19 degrees, almost the same as the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 17.8 degrees, 3.1 degrees below the norm. Evening temperatures of 32 degrees or below were recorded on 28 nights.

Precipitation totaled 4.56 inches. This is 0.5 inches above normal. We had measurable precipitation on 12 days; 2 of those days had less than 0.10 inches. The largest 24-hour rainfall was 0.9 inches from the 30th. We had a total of 28.5 inches of  snowfall (20 inches more than January 2021), the long-term average snowfall for the month is 10.85 inches.

Sunshine averaged 52% of the possible sunshine hours. There were 8 days with no sunshine and 8 days with 90% or better sunshine. Total sunshine for January 2022 was 11 points above the long-term average for January and 38 points above sunshine hours recorded in January 2021.

We had a below-average temperature and about average sunshine hours with above average rainfall and snowfall for January.

March

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

March was warmer than the 30-year average, with below-average rainfall and snowfall and above average sunshine.  The temperatures averaged 38.8 degrees, 1.76 degrees per day above the 30-year average. Maximum temperature for the month was 64 degrees on the 20th and a minimum temperature of 12 degrees was recorded on the 1st.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 49.68 degrees, 4.68 degrees above the norm.  Evening temperatures averaged 28 degrees, 0.9 degrees below the norm.

Sunshine totaled 53% of possible sunshine hours, 5% above the average.  Sunshine data are from the Blue Hill Observatory where 196 sunshine hours were recorded for the month.  Year-to-date sunshine for 2022 are 41 points above normal. 

Precipitation totaled 3.42 inches. This is 1.97 inches below normal.  We had measurable precipitation of 0.10 inches or greater on 8 days.  The largest 24-hour rainfall was 0.88 inches on the 25th. We have received a total of 13.7 inches of precipitation year-to-date, 0.63 inches above the average for East Wareham and 2.72 inches more than 2021 at this point. We had measurable snowfall of 2 inches on the 10th. The long-term snowfall for March is 5.34 inches.

2021

December

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

December 2021 was dry with no snowfall, and warmer than average.  The temperature averaged 38.4 degrees, 4.1 degrees per day above the 30-year average. Maximum temperature was 60 degrees on three days (7th, 12th, and 18th); a minimum temperature of 21 degrees was recorded on the 21st.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 46.7 degrees, 4 degrees above the norm.  Evening temperatures averaged 30.1 degrees, 3.9 degrees above the norm.

Precipitation totaled 1.59 inches; 2.94 inches below normal.  Rainfall was recorded on 10 days and 6 days received more than 0.1 inches of rainfall. The largest rainfall was 0.46 inches on the 26th.  Total rainfall for 2021 was 54.2 inches, 8.69 inches above the average for East Wareham and 15.6 inches more than the total rainfall for 2020.  The fall months of 2021 were very wet, the total rainfall for the fall months was 20.34 inches, 7.15 inches above the 30-year average. In contrast to the total snowfall of 26 inches recorded in December 2020, no snowfalls were recorded in December 2021. The long-term snowfall average in East Wareham for December is 6.98 inches.

Sunshine for the month (recorded at the Blue Hills Observatory) was below average, totaling 35% of possible, 13 points below the norm.  There were 3 days with 90% or greater sunshine hours and 9 days with no sunshine at all. 

November

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

November was colder than normal, drier than average, and had above average sunshine.  The temperature averaged 42.5 degrees, 1.89 degrees below normal.  Maximum temperature was 66 degrees, 1.3 degrees below normal and this was recorded on the 10th; a minimum temperature of 24 degrees (3.9 degrees above normal) was recorded on the 12th.  Prior to this minimum temperature, a hard freeze had been recorded on the 6th, 7th, 8th and 11th with temperatures between 25 and 28 degrees. The 12th minimum temperature was a hard-killing frost. Daytime high temperatures averaged 54.1 degrees, 1.7 degrees above the norm.  Nighttime temperatures averaged 30.4 degrees, 4.9 degrees below the norm.  November 2021 average temperature was colder than that in November 2020 and was also below the 30-year average for the month. 

Precipitation totaled 1.85 inches, 2.83 inches below normal and 1 inch less than the same month in 2020. Measurable precipitation was recorded on 8 days and precipitation of 0.10 inches, or more was recorded on 4 days.  The largest single day rainfall was recorded on the 13th of the month (1.15 inches). No snowfall was recorded for the month of November in East Wareham. 

Sunshine, recorded at the Blue Hills Observatory, averaged 67% of the possible, 20 points above long-term average.  There were 11 days with 90% or more sunshine, and 2 days with no sunshine. 

October

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

 

October had an average temperature warmer than the long-term average for the month, below average sunshine hours and above average rainfall.  The temperature averaged 58.82 degrees, 6.11 degrees per day above average for October.  Maximum temperature of 82 degrees was recorded on the 22nd and 23rd; a minimum temperature of 35 degrees was recorded on the 31st. Daytime high temperatures averaged 69.48 degrees; 7.68 degrees higher than the norm.  Evening low temperatures averaged 48.16 degrees, 4.46 degrees above the norm. The October average temperatures were consistent with the past 10 years except 2018 in which temperatures were warmer than the 30-year average. 

 

Sunshine totaled 53% of the possible sunshine hours, 2 points below the norm, but 3 points is better than October 2020.  The Blue Hills observatory had 13 days that were mostly clear (at least 80% of possible) and 9 days with no sunshine.  In East Wareham, 14 days in October were either cloudy or overcast.

 

Precipitation totaled 8.23 inches, 4.1 inches above the 30-year average and 4.62 inches above this time in 2020.  The largest rainfall came on the 27th, 2.65 inches.  Measurable rain was recorded on 9 days, 7 days of which had rainfall of 0.10 inches or greater. Year-to-date rainfall for 2021 is 52.35 inches; 11.52 inches above long-term average for East Wareham and 24.25 inches above rainfall received at this point in 2020.

September

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

September was excessively wet, warm and had below average sunshine for the month.  The temperature averaged 67.38°, 4.29 degrees per day above normal. Maximum temperature was 84° on the 1st day which is 0.9 degrees above to the long-term maximum temperature. The minimum temperature was 49° and was recorded on two nights (20th and 21st).  Daytime high temperatures averaged 76.07°, which is 4.07 degrees above the norm.  Evening temperatures averaged 58.7°; 4.1 degrees above the norm.  There were 9 days with a maximum temperature of at least 80°. 

Sunshine totaled 54% of the possible sunshine hours, 5.9 points below the norm.  They were 4 days of possible sunshine hours above 90% and 3 days with virtually no sunshine at all.  The Blue Hills Observatory (official site for sunshine hour data) recorded 12 days with fog, 6 days with sunshine equal to or less than 5% of the possible sunshine hours and the rest were sunny and clear. 

Precipitation totaled 10.26 inches; 5.92 inches above normal. The rainfall was 9.13 inches more than the amount received for the month in 2020. We had measurable rain of at least 0.10 inches on 6 days, and 3 days with spotty showers and drizzle with less than 0.10 inches recorded.  The largest 24-hour rainfall was 6.59 inches on the 2nd.  By the end of September, a total of 44.12 inches of rainfall had been received for the year, 7.43 inches above the long-term average, and 19.97 inches more than 2020 total rainfall at this time of the year.

August

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama 

August was warm, wet and a below average sunshine month.  The temperature averaged 74.2 degrees, 3.68 degrees above the long-term average. There were 3 days with a temperature of 90 or above and 7 days with temperatures above 85 but less than 90 degrees.  The maximum temperature of 91 was recorded on the 14th and 28th.  The minimum temperature of 54 degrees was recorded on the 1st.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 81.87 degrees, 3.27 degrees above the norm.  Evening temperatures averaged 66.48 degrees, 4.08 degrees above the norm.  There were 13 nights with temperatures of 70 or above and 4 nights with temperatures equal to or below 60 degrees.

Sunshine totaled 51% of the possible sunshine hours, which is 7 points below the norm.  There were 4 days with 90% or greater of possible sunshine, and two days with no sunshine at all.

Precipitation totaled 5.78 inches, 1.91 inches above normal and 3.71 inches more than August 2020.  We had measurable precipitation on 9 days, with 8 of those have more than 0.1 inch. The highest 24hr precipitation of 2.02 inches was recorded on the 6th. Year-to-date, 2021 has received 33.86 inches of rain, 1.51 inches above long-term yearly average for East Wareham. Compared to 2020 at this stage, we have received 10.5 inches less rainfall for the year. 

Official Summer Season 

The official summer (June, July, and August) was warmer, slightly below average precipitation and sunny.  The average temperature was 71.36 degrees, 2.19 degrees above the 30-year average for the 3-month period. All three months had above average temperature.  Total rainfall for the season was 9.83 inches, 1.13 inches below the normal precipitation for this time of year; 2021 season had 6.55 inches more precipitation compared to 2020 season.  Sunshine hours totaled 766 hours; this is 27 hours above the average for the three months.  We had a maximum temperature of 91 degrees recorded on June 7th, August 14th and 28th   and a minimum temperature of 47 degrees recorded on 1st and 11th of June.  There were 10 days of 90° or more in June and August but none in July.  We did not officially have a heat wave this summer.  A heat wave is typically defined as three consecutive days where the temperature reaches or exceeds 90 °F. 

July

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

July 2021 was wet, above average sunshine and about average temperature. The average temperature for July was 71.53 degrees; 0.06 degrees above the 30-year average. Maximum temperature of 90 degrees was recorded on the 1st, and a minimum temperature of 54 degrees was recorded on the 31st.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 79.6 degrees, the same as the norm.  Evening temperatures averaged 64 degrees, 0.6 degrees above the norm.  

Sunshine at the Blue Hills Observatory totaled 65% of the possible sunshine hours, 7.9 points above the long-term average. All 31 days of July had sunshine equal to or greater than 60%, but none of the days had sunshine hours greater than 70%.

Precipitation totaled 4.86.  This is 1.54 inches above normal and 4.36 inches of rainfall more than what was received in 2020.  We had measurable precipitation on 13 days; 9 of those days had more than 0.1 inches.  The largest 24-hour rainfall was 1.18 inches on the 2nd. Year-to-date rainfall for 2021 is 28.08 (6.79 inches more than 2020 at this stage), 0.4 inches less than the average year-to-date for East Wareham. 

June

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

June was a sunny month with above average temperature and well below average rainfall. The mean temperature for the month was 68.37 degrees, 2.8 degrees above average.  Maximum temperature was 91 degrees on the 7th; a minimum temperature of 47 degrees (1.6 degrees warmer than long-term average) was recorded on the 1st and 11th.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 76.7 degrees, 4 degrees above the norm.  Evening low temperatures averaged 60 degrees, and 2.9 degrees above the norm. 

Sunshine average was 62% of the possible sunshine recorded.  This is 6.5 points above the long-term average for June sunshine recorded at the Blue Hills Observatory. Six days were rated as sunny (90% or greater of possible) with 4 days having less than 10% possible sunshine in the month. 

Precipitation totaled 1.98 inches, the same as June 2020, and 1.8 inches below the 30-year average.  We had measurable precipitation on 10 days, with 7 of those days having measurable precipitation of 0.10 inches or greater.  The largest 24-hour rainfall was 0.38 inches on the 15th.  Year-to-date rainfall for 2021 now stands at 23.22 inches, 1.94 inches below average, but 2.43 inches better than 2020.

The first half of 2021 has been slightly dry with rainfall below the long-term average for the period. The rainfall for the first half was 0.8 inches below 30-year long-term average rainfall. The winter temperature (December to February) was 1.53 degrees warmer than the average while the spring months (March to May) were 1.92 degrees warmer than the long-term average. Sunshine hours have been slightly above average for the first half of the year.

May

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

May weather was wet, above average in temperature and with more sunshine than normal.  Rainfall was above the 30-year average. The temperatures for May averaged 57.74 degrees, 1.9 degrees above the 30-year average.  The maximum temperature was 88 degrees on the 24th and a minimum temperature of 40 degrees was recorded on the 13th.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 67.2 degrees; 2.6 degrees above the norm.  Evening temperatures averaged 48.3 degrees, 1.3 degrees above the norm.

Based on data from the Blue Hills Observatory, sunshine averaged 55% of the possible sunshine hours, 3 percentage point above the norm.  There were 3 days with 90% or better sunshine and 4 days with no sunshine at all.  There were 16 days that were clear without any cloud cover in East Wareham. 

Precipitation totaled 6.27 inch (this is 2.9 inches more precipitation than received in May 2020), 2.6 inches above the average rainfall for May in East Wareham.  There were 12 days with measurable precipitation, 10 with more than 0.1 inch. The largest 24-hour rainfall event was 2.46 inches on the 29th.  Our total year-to-date rainfall is 21.24 inches, 0.15 inches below the average in East Wareham. 

Official Spring Season

The official spring (March-May) had normal average temperatures of 48.23 degrees, just 1.92 degrees above the long-term average.  No snowfall was recorded for the period (March-May).  Precipitation was 0.29 inches below normal at 12.83 inches and this is 0.8 inches less rainfall than the same period last year (2020).  Sunshine for the spring was 717 hours, 19 % more than the normal average number of sunshine hours for the three-month period. All three months had above average sunshine hours. 

April

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

April 2021 was slightly warm with below average precipitation and above average sunshine.

Overall, the temperature averaged 48.5 degrees, 2.45 degrees warmer than the 30-year average.  The maximum temperature was 73 degrees on the 25th, this is 0.9 degrees warmer than the 30-year maximum temperature and a minimum temperature of 24 degrees was recorded on 4th night which is 2.2 degrees colder than the long-term average.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 56.1 degrees; 1.6 degrees warmer than the norm.  Evening low temperatures averaged 38.4 degrees; 0.9 degree warmer than the norm. 

Sunshine, recorded at the Blue Hills Observatory, averaged 54% of the possible sunshine hours. Total sunshine hours were 215 hr., and this represents 22 hr. more than the long-term average. They were 8 days with 90% or better sunshine and 4 days with virtually no sunshine. 

Precipitation totaled 3.99 inches, which is 0.62 inch below normal.  We had measurable precipitation on 10 days; 5 days had 0.10 inches or greater rainfall.  The largest 24-hour rainfall was 1.04 inches recorded on the 17th.  Year-to-date rainfall for 2021 stands at 14.97 inches; this is 0.51 inches less than last year’s total at this time and 2.71 inches below the normal average for this time of year.

We had no snowfall in April. The total snowfall so far for the year (2021) is 22 inches which is 17 inches above this time in 2020.

March

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

March was warmer than the 30-year average, with below-average rainfall, no snowfall and above average sunshine.  The temperatures averaged 38.4 degrees, 1.36 degrees per day above the 30-year average. Maximum temperature for the month was 69 degrees on the 26th and a minimum temperature of 16 degrees was recorded on the 16th and 17th.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 49.18 degrees, 3.88 degrees above the norm.  Evening temperatures averaged 27.13 degrees, 1.77 degrees below the norm.

Sunshine totaled 68% of possible sunshine hours, 20% above the average.  Sunshine data are from the Blue Hills Observatory where 252 sunshine hours were recorded for the month.  Year-to-date sunshine for 2020 are 51 points above normal. 

Precipitation totaled 2.57 inches. This is 2.8 inches below normal.  We had measurable precipitation of 0.10 inches or greater on 4 days.  The largest 24-hour rainfall was 1.18 inches on the 19th. We have received a total of 10.98 inches of precipitation year-to-date, 2.82 inches below the average for East Wareham and 1.13 inches more than 2020 at this point.  We did not have any measurable snowfall in March at East Wareham . The long-term snowfall for March is 5.34 inches.

 

February

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

February had  average temperatures, above average precipitation and snowfall.  The temperatures averaged 31.1 degrees,  same as the long-term average.  The maximum temperature was 61 degrees on the 25th and a minimum temperature of 9 degrees was recorded on the 1st.  Daytime high temperatures averaged 38.8 degrees, 6.5 degrees lower than the long term average for the month. Evening temperatures averaged 23.4 degrees, 0.4 degree above the long-term average.

Sunshine averaged 37% of the possible sunshine hours, 13 points below average.  8 days had 80% or better sunshine (3 with 100%) while 12 days had no sunshine.  The sunshine hours are recorded at the Blue Hill Observatory in Milton, MA.  Precipitation totaled 5.91 inches 2.3 inches more than the long term average.  We had measurable precipitation on 10 days. The largest 24-hour rainfall was 2.87 inches on the 2nd.  February had 14 inches of snowfall in contrast to February 2020 where no snowfall was recorded. Year-to-date snowfall recorded in East Wareham is now 22 inches.  Snowfall records go back to 1952 in East Wareham. 

Official Winter Season

The official winter in East Wareham (Dec. 2020- Feb. 2021) was warmer than normal (1.53 degrees warmer), wet (by 3.83 inches), and above average snowfall.  Sunshine (at Blue Hills) for the winter was 114 hours , 19.7 points below the norm.  The season's temperatures averaged 33.1 degrees, 1.53 degrees above normal.  The low mark was 9 degrees on January 31st and Feb 1st and the maximum was 63 degrees on December 1st.  Sunshine hours for Dec-Feb were below the average. Precipitation totaled 16.04 inches, 3.83 inches above average and 1.98 inches above the same season last year (2019-2020).  Snowfall totaled 31 inches; 1.64 inches above normal. December was the warmest of the three winter months and all months had snowfalls and February being the snowiest. December had the highest rainfall for the winter season.

 

January

Weather as Recorded at the UMass Cranberry Station:

East Wareham

Prepared by Peter Jeranyama

January was an above average temperature month, and below average snowfall and precipitation. The average temperature was 32 degrees, 2.8 degrees above normal. The maximum temperature was 53 degrees on January 17th and this is 1 degrees below normal. A minimum temperature of 9 degrees was recorded on the 31st  and this is 6.6 degrees above normal. Daytime high temperatures averaged 39.84 degrees, 2.54 degrees above the norm. Evening temperatures averaged 24.1 degrees, 3.2 degrees above the norm. Evening temperatures of 32 degrees or below were recorded on 28 nights.

Precipitation totaled 2.5 inches. This is 1.57 inches below normal. We had measurable precipitation on 10 days; 2 of those days had less than 0.10 inches. The largest 24-hour rainfall was 0.9 inches from the 17th. We had a total of 8 inches of  snowfall (4 inches more than January 2020), the long-term average snowfall for the month is 10.85 inches.

Sunshine averaged 47% of the possible sunshine hours. There were 7 days with no sunshine and 5 days with 90% or better sunshine. Total sunshine for January 2021 was 1 point above the long-term average for January and 2 points below sunshine hours recorded in January 2020.

We had an above-average temperature and about average sunshine hours with below average rainfall and snowfall.