November Climate Conditions – Dry with Near Normal Temperatures Across Delaware

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Figure 1. Delaware statewide mean November temperature (°F) 1895-2017. Light gray line indicates 1981-2010 normal.
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Figure 2. Delaware statewide November precipitation (inches) 1895-2017. Light gray line indicates 1981-2010 normal.

November Temperatures

Preliminary data indicates that the statewide average temperature in November was 47.5°F, which is the normal value for the month (Figure 1).

November Precipitation

Delaware’s statewide precipitation for November 2017 averaged 2.01 inches, 1.39 inches below the 1981-2010 mean (Figure 2), placing it in the driest one-third of Novembers since 1895.

Statewide Spatial Averages

Data from the Delaware Environmental Observing System (DEOS) show that temperature departures varied depending upon location across the State, with no departures exceeding 3°F (Figure 3). Precipitation departures were below normal at each station (Figure 4), with the driest conditions found across northern Delaware and Chester County, PA.

November 2017 average temperature departures (°F) from the 1981-2010 mean based upon DEOS station data.
Figure 3. November 2017 average temperature departures (°F) from the 1981-2010 mean based upon DEOS station data.
November 2017 precipitation departures (inches) from the 1981-2010 mean based upon DEOS station data.
Figure 4. November 2017 precipitation departures (inches) from the 1981-2010 mean based upon DEOS station data.
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