Ithaca Climate Summary for November 1996
- The month of November averaged 4.6 degrees cooler than normal, but 0.3
degrees warmer than the same month a year ago.
- The warmest reading was 67 degrees on the 7th.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 15 degrees on morning of the
- Only 7 days during the month were warmer than normal.
- The total precipitation for the month was 6.00 inches, which was 2.92
inches more than the monthly normal.
- The greatest one-day amount this month was 4.02 inches for the
twenty-four hours ending on the morning of the 9th. This accounted for over
two-thirds of the monthly total.
- It was the wettest November since 1963.
- The annual precipitation accumulation to date (January through November)
of 43.99 inches is 11.16 inches above normal and the 3rd wettest such period on
- The snow season got started with 8.6 inches of snow for the month.
- This was 3.2 inches more than normal.
- The first inch of snow of the winter was reported on the 27th, when a
total of 5 inches fell.
- Amounts for surrounding communities included 11.7 inches in Groton, 11.3 inches in Freeville and 16 inches in Cortland.
Keith L. Eggleston (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Northeast Regional Climate Center