As recorded at Norfolk’s National Weather Service Cooperative Weather Observer Station, Norfolk 2SW, by the Great Mountain Forest Corporation.

Norfolk 2SW has recorded weather observations since January 1, 1932.

May 2006

High Temperature: 84° F on the 30th

Low temperature: 37° F on the 7th

Average Temperature: 54.8° F (0.2° F above normal)

Total Precipitation: 6.86” (2.40” above normal)

Total Snowfall: 0” (0.5” below normal)

Worth Noting:

  • Generally the month began cool and wet and stayed that way until the last week when it turned warm and humid. Twenty-four of the thirty-one days of the month were either partly cloudy or totally cloudy.
  • Norfolk recorded some moderately heavy rains on the 11th, 12th and 19th. There were two thunderstorms recorded on the 21st and 26th. The storm on the 21st produced a little small 1/8” sized hail. Even though Norfolk recorded above average rainfall this month, we actually recorded less, and in some cases a lot less, rain than other areas of CT and neighboring MA.
  • For the months of January through May 2006 we are 2.29” above normal for total precipitation, but our 48.9” of snowfall is 20.7” below normal.
  • For the Winter Season of 2005-2006 (October 2005 through May 2006) our snowfall total is now 80.3”, which is 15.8” below normal.