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.
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)
- 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.