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Kari's November Weather Report

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By Meteorologist Kari Strenfel
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Kari's November Weather Report

I’m back again to discuss my monthly weather report from My AcuRite.


Back by popular demand! Precipitation totals!



Some of you noticed we removed the precipitation totals in the October Report. We did this because, for our northern friends, winter precipitation can really mess up the rainfall totals if you’re not careful.  The rain gauge only measures precipitation when the snow or freezing rain melts, what we call liquid equivalent. But since many of you requested the data, we’ve included it again in the monthly report.  Please make sure you’re aware of what you’re looking at when analyzing the data – especially if you’re in an area that can get snow or that messy frozen/ mixed precipitation.



But not me! You can see in my report that in the San Francisco Bay Area, we finally received a good rainfall over Thanksgiving week.  The day with the most rainfall accumulation occurred on November 26th with a total of 0.82 inches, reported by my AcuRite Atlas™.  It has pretty much rained on and off since we’ve got a pretty good atmospheric river coming in.  So, my December weather report will include more of this, which is a great start for the Sierra snowpack and the 2020 water year for California!


Share and discuss your rainfall totals or liquid equivalent in the comments below, you’ll hear more from me next month and in the meantime, Happy Holidays!

December 11, 2019
December 13, 2019 at 2:41 PM
Good reminder about watching precipitation with snow! We got snow in October here in Wisconsin!!!
December 13, 2019 at 3:04 PM
November rainfall for station KOKOWASS10, Owasso, OK, 3.48". November high 74F and a low of 15F. HIgh wind gust was 30mph out of the WNW. Usually here in OK freezing precipitation starts out as rain changing to snow or freezing rain.
Jon Christensen
December 13, 2019 at 3:32 PM
I always heard that it was 10 to 1. Didn't know it was temperature dependent.
Ron Hutchings
December 13, 2019 at 8:30 PM
About snow build up on weather station is there any spray or solution to keep the snow form accumulating. It stops the wind vane and wind speed indicator?
AcuRite Team
December 16, 2019 at 2:47 PM
You can absolutely spray the exterior of the sensor with WD-40, a basic non-stick cooking spray, or car wax spray to help the snow slip off of the sensor.
Rierson Robert P
December 14, 2019 at 10:08 AM
I like the personalized weather report for November. Hope this will be a monthly feature.
AcuRite Team
December 16, 2019 at 4:13 PM
We are glad that you are enjoying this feature! This is something that we are testing and with enough positive feedback, it may become a permanent feature. Don't forget that you can always view your historical data for the past 31 days within My AcuRite by accessing the Charts and Details section and changing the date range. You can also save this data to a CSV file on your computer to use and view later. Here's how:
Tim Polito
December 14, 2019 at 10:18 AM
Instead of sending a monthly report, why not show my how I can download MY data being sent to you. I used to do it through Weather Underground but that service was purchased by IBM is no longer provided for personal access (only business/enterprise).
AcuRite Team
December 16, 2019 at 4:15 PM
You can definitely download and save your data from My AcuRite! The link below details how to download a CSV file of your data from My AcuRite. Please feel free to reach out to our support team if you have any questions!
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