Technical discussion: Dry & chilly via tomorrow, then greater rain through Thanksgiving!

9:00 PM update…

it is a breezy, chilly evening!  Temperatures are in the 30s and 40s.  Lakeville is likely one of the coldest places with a temperature of 33 levels.  New Haven is the warmest location with a temperature of forty four degrees.  it is 37 degrees in Waterbury, 38 degrees in Willimantic, and forty one degrees in Hartford. most of the state has a brisk northwesterly wind.  The normal wind speed is sixteen mph in Hartford, 17 mph in New Haven, and 18 mph in Groton.  The sky is clear.

The leisure of the nighttime may be breezy and cold, and we nevertheless expect morning lows 25-35.


Heavy rain fell across tons of the state this morning. The optimum rainfall totals had been in jap Connecticut. It feels like Plainfield hit the jackpot with 1.78” of rain. New London wasn’t some distance at the back of with 1.60”. in the meantime, New Haven got 1.16”, and the full in Wethersfield was 0.85”. The lightest rainfall totals had been in Western Connecticut. Litchfield and Danbury got 0.fifty seven”.

The cold front and enviornment of low force that were responsible for today’s drenching are now relocating away to the east of new England. a powerful northwesterly stream of drier, chillier air is now in area.

THIS evening & TONIGHT…

high drive will approach New England from the west tonight. therefore, the sky might be partly cloudy to clear, and the northwest wind will proceed to usher cold air into the state. Temperatures will drop through the 40s then into the 30s this evening. in a single day lows will range from 25-35.


high power will circulation into New England by way of late the following day. That’s when the chilly northwest wind will subside. Highs will be within the 40s, but the sky could be bright and sunny!

The mixture of clear skies and lightweight winds will allow temperatures to drop straight away the following day evening. The mercury will dip into the 20s in lots of areas earlier than clouds overspread the state after hour of darkness.


a couple of snow showers or showers of combined precipitation will stream across materials of the state early Wednesday morning. There generally is a dusting of snow in just a few areas. in any other case, we are able to expect a basically cloudy day with highs in the higher 40s and decrease 50s.

A heat entrance will carry a rising chance for light rain Wednesday nighttime. Temperatures will remain neatly above freezing with lows forty-forty five.


the warm front will likely grasp up close the south coast of recent England on Thanksgiving. The outcomes might be durations of rain, drizzle, and areas of fog. in view that most of the state will remain on the cool aspect of the front, highs will only range from 45-55 from north to south. as a minimum we gained’t must cope with any wintry precipitation!


The end of the week may be lots more advantageous. Rain will conclusion Thursday night, then Friday can be basically sunny and light. Cooler air gained’t arrive unless Friday night. therefore, we’re forecasting highs within the 50s and lessen 60s, which is quite enjoyable for late November!


whereas the weekend could be cooler than Friday, it will still be reasonably pleasing. Highs Saturday and Sunday may be in the 50s. The low Saturday night might be within the 30s. a cold entrance may produce a passing bathe on Saturday. otherwise, many of the weekend will be dry with a mix of clouds and sunshine both days.

EARLY subsequent WEEK…

a further storm system may deliver rainy, chilly climate to the state on Monday, the closing day of November. For now, we’re forecasting highs in the 40s.

Chief Meteorologist Bruce DePrest


NOVEMBER’S list warmness…

statistics begun to fall over the primary full weekend of the month. On Saturday the 7th, a listing excessive became set for the enhanced Hartford area when the temperature reached seventy nine levels. The previous listing was seventy four levels, set in 1975. We additionally set a listing in Bridgeport with a high of 69 degrees. The previous list changed into sixty eight levels, set in 1965.

On Sunday, we set a brand new hot temperature checklist for Bridgeport at 72 levels. The old record for November eighth became seventy one degrees, set in 1975. We did not wreck the hot temperature for the better Hartford enviornment, however is became shut at 75 levels! The standing listing for November 8th is seventy seven levels, set in 1975.

Highs have been within the 70s once again on Monday, however no statistics have been tied or damaged.

Tuesday, one other checklist become set for the stronger Hartford area when the temperature reached 77 levels. The previous list for November 10th become seventy six degrees, which was set a long time ago, in 1931. Bridgeport’s excessive of 70 levels additionally established a brand new checklist. The previous record changed into sixty nine degrees, set in 1977.

regardless of a whole lot of clouds Wednesday, the extreme temperature for the superior Hartford enviornment turned into a checklist breaking 72 levels. The old list for November eleventh was sixty nine levels, set in 1977. Bridgeport’s high of sixty six degrees changed into not a list. The checklist is still sixty nine levels, which changed into additionally set in 1977 and up to now in 1949.

For the Hartford area, the temperature reached the 70s on 7 consecutive days, and that’s a November list! just before this November, the old listing changed into four consecutive days with highs in the 70s in 1975 and in 2015. it truly is somewhat brilliant in case you consider official records date returned to 1905, 115 years ago!


all over November, the ordinary excessive drops from fifty seven levels on the first to forty six levels on the 30th. The commonplace low goes from 37 degrees to 29 degrees over the 30-day length. On regular, we get 3.89” of rain and 2.0” of snow.

The warmest temperature on list for November is eighty three degrees, and that took place on November 2, 1950. The coldest temperature on checklist is 1 degree above zero and that happened on November 24, 1989. The wettest November become in 1972 when we had eight.53” of rain. The snowiest November changed into in 1938 once we had 15.6” of snow.

all the way through the month November, we lose an further fifty eight minutes of daytime. sunlight hours Saving Time ends on the primary Sunday of the month.


October went into the checklist books as a delicate, wet, and snowy month! The regular temperature at Bradley foreign Airport was fifty four.1 degrees, which is 2.0 levels above the 30-yr general. We had a few big rain events in October and the grand total changed into 6.09”. that’s 1.seventy two” above common. The ample rainfall changed into simply what we obligatory given the continuing drought!

We additionally had 2.0” of snow on the thirtieth. It become a checklist blizzard for that date, plus it made this October the 2nd snowiest on record! In 1st vicinity, of path, is October 2011. That’s when iciness Storm Alfred dumped 12.3” of heavy, moist snow on Windsor Locks. There have only been 6 days all over the month of October that have had measurable snowstorm given that data began in 1905 (superior Hartford enviornment).

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