Ithaca Climate Summary for November 1997
- With an average temperature of 35.9 degrees, the month of November averaged
3.3 degree cooler than normal, but warmer than the last two Novembers.
- The last five months and eight of the last nine have been cooler than normal.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 62 degrees on the 2nd.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 14 degrees on the 16th.
- November rainfall totalled 4.59 inches, which was 149% of normal.
- This was the most precipitation to fall in any month since November 1996 (6.00 inches).
- A measurable amount of precipitation fell on 19 days, 5 more than normal.
- The annual precipitation deficit at the end of the month was 5.92 inches, which
represented 82% of normal.
- November snowfall totalled 10.5 inches, nearly double the normal of 5.4 inches.
- This was 2 inches more than last November, but 8.6 inches less than November 1995.
- Measureable amounts of snow fell on 4 days.
- There were 13 days with at least an inch of snow on the ground, much more than
the average of 4 such days.
- The maximum depth of snow on the ground was 8 inches on the 16th.
- Monthly snowfall totals for surrounding communities included 13.5 inches in
Groton and 11.6 inches in Freeville.
Keith L. Eggleston (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Northeast Regional Climate Center