November 2012 – Sunny and snowless

Riverfront Park in Moncton, 21 November 2012 (Dearing photo)

Riverfront Park in Moncton, 21 November 2012 (Dearing photo)

November can typically be a dull and chilly month in Southeast New Brunswick but this month it was a lot brighter thanks to more sunshine and less cloud than usual.

Daytime highs were quite warm and almost summer-like near mid-month but overnight lows were cold and especially frigid during the final few days of November.

Precipitation was below normal and what was remarkable was that there was no measurable snow in Greater Moncton during the month just a few flakes spotted here and there.

NOVEMBER 2012 ALMANAC (at the Greater Moncton International Airport)

Average HIGH  6.0 C

Average LOW  -2.3 C

AVERAGE  1.9 C  (about 0.5 degrees above the 30-year-average 1971-2000)

Extreme HIGH  18.1 C (on the 12th)

Extreme LOW  -13.0 C (on the 30th)

Rainfall  59.8 mm  (about 25% below normal)

Snowfall  Trace  (average November snowfall 21.7 cm)

(Data courtesy Environment Canada)

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