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%).
The temperature typically varies from 40Â°F to 49Â°F and is rarely below 29Â°F or above 56Â°F.
The coolest hours of the day are from 1am to 8am with the coldest at 7am, at which time the temperature is below 46Â°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 44Â°F three days out of four.
The day has gained half its heat by 10am and lost it again by 7pm.
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.
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.
There is either very little precipitation at this location on November 2, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location on November 2 or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
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.
The dew point ranges from 33Â°F to 34Â°F with an average of 34Â°F.
For reference, comfortable indoor conditions should have a relative humidity between 30% and 50% with a dew point of less than 65Â°F.
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).
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).