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ADDITIONAL WEATHER TEXT DATA

 OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2018 

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WEST ISLAND TOWN BEACH WEATHER SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2018

October 23 2018 TORNADO EVENT PHOTO ALBUM

OCTOBER 23 2018 REGIONAL STORM AND TORNADO REPORTS

OCTOBER 12 2018 REGIONAL RAIN TOTALS

 WEST ISLAND TOWN BEACH WEATHER SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 2018

 

REGIONAL SNOW TOTALS NOVEMBER 15 2018 RI MA CT

MONTHLY WEATHER/CLIMATE SUMMARY—

NOVEMBER 2018

FAIRHAVEN, MASSACHUSETTS

 

TEMPERATURE--

Average daily mean: 42.0°F (departure: -2.2 deg.)

Average daily high: 48.9°F (departure: -2.8 deg.)

Average daily low: 35.1°F (departure: -1.6 deg.)

Month's high: 66°F on the 1st

Month's low: 12°F on the 23rd

Days with low 32F or below: 10

Days with high 32F or below: 2

 

PRECIPITATION--

Month's total: 8.94" (departure: +5.06")

Year's total: 53.87" (departure: +9.82")

Previous 12 months total (12/17 to 11/18): 56.55" (departure: +7.86")

Max. 24hr. total: 1.86" on 13th

Days with 0.01" or more: 13

Days with 1.00" or more: 3

 

Month's snow: 3.5" (departure: +2.9")

Season's total: 3.5" (departure: +2.9")

 

BAROMETER--

Month's high: 30.58" on 15th

Month's low: 29.24" on 27th

 

MISCELLANEOUS--

Days with thunder: 1

Days with fog: 11

Peak wind gust: 33 mph on the 16th

Heating degree days: 683, season: 1115 (last year: 877)

Cooling degree days: 0, season: 837 (last year: 625)

Snow depth days: 4, season: 4 (last year: 0)

 

FALL SEASON SUMMARY (Sept., Oct., Nov.)—

Average daily mean temperature: 53.9°F (departure: +1.1 deg.)

Season’s high: 88°F on September 6

Season’s low: 12°F on November 23

Precipitation: 20.53“ (departure: +8.19”)

Maximum 24 hr. precip: 2.95” on October 11-12

Snowfall: 3.5“ (departure: 2.9”)

Days with thunder: 6

Days with fog: 28

 

Comments: A cold and very wet November this year in Fairhaven. A continuous line of storm systems brought a precip total of 8.94”. It was the wettest November on record (since 1992). Numerous flash flood advisory messages issued by NWS. Three calendar days logged 1+ inch totals... The month started out on the warm side but quickly turned colder than normal by the second week of the month. On the 21st-23rd an arctic air mass settled over the region dropping the temperature to 12F early on the morning of the 23rd. 12F is the lowest November temperature recorded (since 1974)... Snowfall on the 15th-16th totaled 3.5 inches. Historically about 50% of Novembers records measurable snow... The Fall season was warm and very wet. 20.53” of precip is the 2nd wettest Fall season on record.

 

Dennis Bollea

 

MONTHLY WEATHER/CLIMATE SUMMARY—

OCTOBER 2018

FAIRHAVEN, MASSACHUSETTS


TEMPERATURE--

Average daily mean: 53.1°F (departure: +0.3 deg.)

Average daily high: 61.1°F (departure: +0.2 deg.)

Average daily low: 45.0°F (departure: +0.4 deg.)

Month's high: 77°F on the 10th

Month's low: 28°F on the 22nd, 16th

Days with low 32°F or below: 4


PRECIPITATION--

Month's total: 6.47" (departure: +2.05")

Year's total: 44.93" (departure: +4.76")

Previous 12 months total (11/17 to 10/18): 51.30" (departure: +2.60")

Max. 24hr. Total: 2.95" on the 11th-12th

Days with 0.01" or more: 15

Days with 1.00" or more: 2

Month's snow: trace (hail on the 23rd)


BAROMETER--

Month's high: 30.47" on 8th

Month's low: 29.35" on 12th


MISCELLANEOUS--

Days with thunder: 3

Days with fog: 4

Days with hail: 1

Peak wind gust: 31 mph on the 16th

Heating degree days: 376, season: 432 (last year: 258)

Cooling degree days: 15, season: 837 (last year: 625)


Comments: A warm first two weeks of the month and a cold last two weeks results in October averaging slightly warmer than the long term average. It was the coldest October since 2009 and averaged 6.3 degrees colder than last October. The first freezing temperature of the season arrived on the 21st... It was a wet month with 6.47” measured. It was the wettest October since 2011. The remnants of Hurricane Michael left a total of 2.95” of rain on the 11th and 12th. A thunderstorm with pea-sized hail on the 23rd... In nearby Woods Hole an EF-0 tornado/waterspout was confirmed by NWS.


Dennis Bollea


Fairhaven, Mass., 2 miles east of New Bedford on Buzzards Bay

Latitude: 41 deg., 38 min. NORTH

Longitude: 70 deg., 53 min. WEST

Station elevation: 43 feet above sea level

MONTHLY WEATHER/CLIMATE SUMMARY—

SEPTEMBER 2018

FAIRHAVEN, MASSACHUSETTS


TEMPERATURE--

Average daily mean: 66.5°F (departure: +3.0 deg.)

Average daily high: 73.1°F (departure: +1.3 deg.)

Average daily low: 60.0°F (departure: +4.7 deg.)

Month's high: 88°F on the 6th

Month's low: 49°F on the 30th


PRECIPITATION--

Month's total: 5.12" (departure: +1.08")

Year's total: 38.46" (departure: +2.71")

Previous 12 months total (10/17 to 9/18): 49.68" (departure: +0.99")

Max. 24hr. total: 1.60" on the 28th

Days with 0.01" or more: 12

Days with 1.00" or more: 2


BAROMETER--

Month's high: 30.57" on 24th

Month's low: 29.71" on 18th


MISCELLANEOUS--

Days with thunder: 2

Days with fog: 13

Peak wind gust: 22 mph on the 25th

Heating degree days: 55, season: 56 (last year: 69)

Cooling degree days: 103, season: 822 (last year: 603)


Comments: Another warmer than normal September this year is Fairhaven. It was the 4th warmest September on record (since 1974). Eight of the past nine Septembers have averaged warmer than normal. The first week of the month saw temperatures well into the 80's breaking two daily high temp records. The low temperature for the month just barely made it into the 40's on the last day of the month. 49F is the highest low temp for September on record... Monthly precipitation was wetter than average for the first time since April. Remnants of Hurricane Florence brought 0.64” on the 18th... Lots of foggy days this month.


Dennis Bollea


Fairhaven, Mass., 2 miles east of New Bedford on Buzzards Bay

Latitude: 41 deg., 38 min. NORTH

Longitude: 70 deg., 53 min. WEST

Station elevation: 43 feet above sea level

 

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