The review of the weather at Ferny Grove during November 2020 is now available.
in November 2020 overnight and daytime temperatures were close to average. Minimum temperatures were near average or below average in the first half of the month and then warm nights during the rest of the month with some cool nights. Daytime temperatures were mostly below average in the first half of the month before most days were warm during the rest of the month. An 8 day cool period occurred for the daily maximum temperatures between the 6th and 13th that peaked at 7 ºC below average.
Rainfall in November was well below average with a total of 4.7 mm (4.9% of the long term average). This is a new record low for this location for the past thirty years beating the previous record low of 14.2 mm in 2019. The year to date rainfall remained above average at 3.8% above the long term average. Most rainfall in the month occurred on the 17th from the edge of two mild thunderstorms when 4 mm was measured. On the 5th there was a mid-afternoon brief light shower from a thunderstorm passing to the south with 0.5 mm of rainfall. On the 13th there was some light rain but with no measurable rainfall.
Most long period rainfall totals continue to remain well below average, that improved for some of these periods. 6 monthly rainfall improved slightly to 58 mm below average, while 9 monthly rainfall reduced significantly from 97.2 mm in the previous month to 205.9 mm below average. 12 month rainfall remained nearly the same as the previous month at 3.4 mm above average. 18 month to 48-month rainfall was between 140.7 mm below average for 48 month rainfall and 384 mm below average for 24 month rainfall. Compared with the same period in the previous year most of these periods improved, except for 36 monthly rainfall which have worsened and was the lowest since 2008 when it was 334.2 mm below average.
The summary containing the key information can be found here.
The full report of more detailed analysis is available here.