Temperatures at La Grande averaged colder than normal during November.
According to the National Weather Service, the average temperature was 35.9 degrees, 2.2 degrees below normal. High temperatures averaged 45.4 degrees, 0.8 degrees below normal. The highest was 66 degrees on Nov. 3.
Low temperatures averaged 26.3 degrees, 3.6 degrees below normal. The lowest was -6 degrees on Nov. 16. There were 16 days with the low temperature below 32 degrees. There were five days when the high temperature stayed below 32 degrees.
Precipitation totaled 3.64 inches during November, 1.61 inches above normal. Measurable precipitation, at least .01 inch, was received on 12 days with the heaviest, 0.95 inches, reported on Nov. 25.
Snowfall totaled 7.1 inches with at least 1 inch of snow reported on one day. The heaviest snowfall was 7 inches, reported on Nov. 14. The greatest depth of snow on the ground was 7 inches on Nov. 14.
The outlook for December calls for above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation. Normal highs for La Grande fall from 40 degrees at the start of December to 37 degrees at the end of the month. Normal lows fall from 26 degrees to 23 degrees. The 30-year normal precipitation is 1.66 inches.
This was the third wettest November on record. The wettest was 5.64 inches in 1995.