Average Weather On November 2 For Rockland, Maine, USA

Location

This report describes the typical weather at the Knox County Regional Airport (Rockland, Maine, United States) weather station over the course of an average November 2. It is based on the historical records from 1992 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.

Rockland, Maine has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by oceans and seas (58%), forests (38%), and lakes and rivers (3%).

Temperature

The temperature typically varies from 40°F to 49°F and is rarely below 29°F or above 56°F.

Temperature

Average hourly temperature (black) with percentil bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).

The coolest hours of the day are from 1am to 8am with the coldest at 7am, at which time the temperature is below 46°F three days out of four.

The warmest hours of the day are from 10am to 5pm with the hottest at 2pm, at which time the temperature is above 44°F three days out of four.

The day has gained half its heat by 10am and lost it again by 7pm.

Temperature Bands

The average fraction of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid (below 15°F), freezing (15°F to 32°F), cold (32°F to 50°F), cool (50°F to 65°F), comfortable (65°F to 75°F), warm (75°F to 85°F), hot (85°F to 100°F) and sweltering (above 100°F).

Sun

On November 2 the Sun rises at 7:14am and sets at 5:24pm.

Solar noon is at 12:19pm.

For reference, on the longest day of the year the Sun rises at 4:52am and sets at 8:23pm, while on the shortest day of the year it rises at 7:08am and sets at 4:00pm.

Astronomical twilight begins and ends 98 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 5:36am and 7:02pm, respectively.

Nautical twilight begins and ends 64 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 6:10am and 6:28pm, respectively.

Civil twilight begins and ends 30 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 6:45am and 5:54pm, respectively.

Solar twilight begins and ends 42 minutes after sunrise and before sunset at 7:56am and 4:42pm, respectively.

Solar Elevation

Elevation of the Sun above (positive) or below (negative) the horizon (black line). Yellow and gray fills indicate day and night, respectively. Light gray lines are the corresponding curves for the winter and summer equinoxes.

Clouds

The median cloud cover is 52% (partly cloudy) and does not vary substantially over the course of the day.

On average, the sky is clear or mostly clear 41% of the time, partly cloudy 3% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 41% of the time.

Median Cloud Cover

Median hourly cloud coverage fraction (black line) with percentile bands (inner band from 40th to 60th percentile, outer band from 25th to 75th percentile).

Cloud Cover Types

The fraction of time spent in each of the five sky cover categories. From top (most blue) to bottom (most gray), the categories are clear, mostly clear, partly cloudy, mostly cloudy, and overcast. Pink indicates missing data. Outside the United States clear skies are often reported ambiguously, leading them to be lumped in with the missing data.

Precipitation

There is either very little precipitation at this location on November 2, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.

Snow

Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location on November 2 or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.

Humidity

The relative humidity typically ranges from 61% (mildly humid) to 78% (humid), rarely dropping below 39% (comfortable), or exceeding 91% (very humid).

The air is driest at 2pm, at which time the relative humidity is less than 75% (humid) three days out of four; it is most humid at 5am, exceeding 70% (mildly humid) three days out of four.

Relative Humidity

Average hourly humidity (black line) with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

Dew Point

The dew point ranges from 33°F to 34°F with an average of 34°F.

For reference, comfortable indoor conditions should have a relative humidity between 30% and 50% with a dew point of less than 65°F.

Dew Point

Average hourly dew point (black line) with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

Wind

Sustained wind speeds typically vary from 6 mph to 10 mph (light breeze to gentle breeze) over the course of the day.

The peak sustained wind speed typically occurs around 1pm and is rarely outside the range 5 mph to 16 mph (light breeze to moderate breeze).

The wind is most calm around midnight, rarely exceeding 12 mph (moderate breeze).

Wind Speed

Average hourly wind speed (black line) with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

The wind is most often out of the west (19% of the time), north west (16% of the time), south west (11% of the time), and north (11% of the time). The wind is least often out of the south east (4% of the time) and east (4% of the time).

Wind Directions

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions over the entire day. Values do not sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.

Wind Directions Over Day

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions on an hourly basis. Values do not sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.