Ithaca Climate Summary for November 2004
- With an average temperature of 39.7 degrees, the month averaged 0.8 degrees warmer than normal.
- Daily maximum temperatures averaged 1.3 degrees warmer than normal, while minimum temperatures were 0.4 degrees warmer than normal.
- This month was 3 degrees cooler than last November.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 65 degrees on the 7th.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 17 degrees on the 13th and 14th.
- The November precipitation total was 2.54 inches, which was 82% of normal.
- This November was drier than the last two Novembers.
- There was only 0.03 inches of precipitation recorded during a fifteen day stretch from the 10th through the 24th.
- Year-to-date precipitation was 42.97 inches at month's end. This was the 4th largest January-November total on record. The greatest was 45.63 inches in 1958.
- November snowfall was only 1.6 inches, which was 4.3 inches below normal.
- This was just slightly more than last November (1 inch), but significantly less than November 2002 (9.6 inches).
- The first inch of snow arrived on November 9th, which was six days earlier than normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (KLE1@cornell.edu)
Northeast Regional Climate Center