November 2020 review and December (winter) outlook

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2020/12/03 - 09:16

November temperatures were above normal  (+2.0 C) in comparison with the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province.  Precipitation in November was below normal with 79 % of the 30-year climate normal. This makes it 10 out of the last 11 months drier than normal.  Climate extreme for the month: 25.1C recorded in Kouchibouguac on November 10th.  A temperature at or above 25 C has never been recorded in the month of November in the province and was also warmer than the 22.9 C recorded in St. Stephen in the month of October.

See all the details in the attached final report for November and an outlook for December 2020.   From Jill Maepea, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist / Client Service Operations Atlantic, Environment and Climate Change Canada / Government of Canada.