November 2011 Weather SummaryDecember 5th, 2011 at 2:18 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
November was 3.6 degrees warmer than average in Grand Rapids, making it the 9th warmest November ever. The warmest temperature was 65 on the 6th and the coolest was 24 on the 18th. We were sunnier than average with 38% sunshine for the month. The average wind speed was 10.3 mph. Precipitation was below an inch below average in G.R. at 2.5″, but Lansing was nearly half an inch above average with 3.24″. Snowfall was quite variable, with only 0.7″ in Grand Rapids. However, Kalamazoo (WMU) reported 6.8″ and at least a trace of snow on four days. Lansing had 8.2″ for the month. Other November snowfall totals: 7.0″ Grand Ledge, 5.5″ Charlotte, 4.6″ Hastings, 4.1″ Gull Lake, 1.9″ Hesperia, 1.2″ Fremont. (Picture of snow in DeWitt from Sandy Billingsley from my facebook page – thanks Sandy!) SIDE NOTE: This is cool!