February 26, 2024

Weather News Road Conditions

Weather News & Forecast

November 2023 Climate Report for Memphis, TN

3 min read

November Climate Recap

The month of November was generally warm and averaged more than a two degrees above normal. The start of the month was below freezing the morning of the 1st, with temps only making it to the low 50’s during the afternoon. Temperatures warmed to the low 70’s by the 4th, and into the low 80’s on the 6th through 8th, but fell to the 60’s by the 10th. High temperatures generally remained in the 60’s to near 70 degrees through mid-month, dropping back to the 50’s by the 21st. On Thanksgiving, we were near 60 degrees, with highs back in the upper 40’s to near 50 to finish out the month.

Departure from normal temperatures for November for the Lower 48 states
Below normal precipitation trends continued in November. The ongoing drought improved somewhat in Tennessee, but much of north Mississippi continues to experience severe to extreme drought, with exceptional drought further south.  The image below highlights the drought conditions as of November 28th, and the second one shows the improvement (green) or worsening (yellow) drought conditions. There was no severe weather during the month, although thunderstorms with heavy rain affected the metro on the 20th.

Current drought conditions as of November 28th, 2023
Change in drought conditions from October 31st to November 28th

Memphis International Airport, Memphis, TN

Temperature 

Average temperature: 55.0 degrees (2.3 degrees above average) 

Average high temperature: 65.4 degrees (2.8 degrees above average) 

Average low temperature: 44.6 degrees (1.7 degrees above average) 

Warmest temperature: 84 degrees (8th) 

Coolest temperature: 29 degrees (27th) 

Heating Degrees Days: 313 (66 below average)

Cooling Degree Days: 22 (10 above average) 

Records set or tied: Record highs on the 6th (81) and 8th (84); record high tied on the 7th (83)

Comments: None

Precipitation 

Monthly total: 3.02″ (1.67″ below average) 

Days with measurable precipitation: 6 (3.0 days below average) 

Wettest 24-hour period: 1.54″ (20th) 

Snowfall: None

Records set or tied: None

Comments: None

Miscellaneous 

Peak wind: Southwest/40 mph (8th) 

Average wind: 6.3 mph 

Average relative humidity: 62%

Average sky cover: 47%

 Click here for a daily statistical recap for Memphis International Airport.
 

MemphisWeather.net Headquarters, Bartlett, TN

Temperature 

Average temperature: 51.5 degrees 

Average high temperature: 64.0 degrees 

Average low temperature: 40.7 degrees 

Warmest temperature: 82.6 degrees (8th) 

Coolest temperature: 26.6 degrees (27th) 

Comments: The high of 80.4 degrees on the 6th broke the previous record high of 78.1 for that day in 2005.

Precipitation 

Monthly total: 2.51″ (automated rain gauge), 2.62″ (CoCoRaHS rain gauge) 

Days with measurable precipitation: 4

Wettest date: 1.41″ (20th) (via automated gauge) 

Snowfall: None

Comments: None


Miscellaneous 

Peak wind: South/26 mph (8th)

Average relative humidity: 72% 

Average barometric pressure: 30.15 in.

Comments: None

Click here for a daily statistical recap for Bartlett, TN.

 

MWN Forecast Accuracy

MWN average temperature error: 2.15 degrees 

MWN forecast temperatures within 2 degrees of actual: 59% 

MWN average dewpoint error: 2.39 degrees 

MWN forecast dewpoints within 2 degrees of actual: 69% 

MWN’s forecasts extend out five periods (2.5 days, or roughly 60 hours). Historical accuracy statistics can be found here.

—-
Follow MWN on Facebook and Twitter for routine updates and the latest info!
Complete MWN Forecast: MemphisWeather.net on the mobile web or via the MWN mobile app
Download our iPhone or Android apps, featuring StormWatch+ severe weather alerts!

MWN is a NOAA Weather Ready Nation AmbassadorMeteorologist Erik Proseus is an NWA Digital Seal Holder



Richard Hoseney

2023-12-06 03:29:00

All news and articles are copyrighted to the respective authors and/or News Broadcasters. eWeatherNews is an independent Online News Aggregator


Read more from original source here…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *