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Transition Time

Transition Time

November has arrived, and this week will begin the slow descent from brisk autumn temperatures to those more typically associated with chilly New England winters. The steadily decreasing amount of daylight present during this time of year contributes to a drop of 10°F (5.5°C) in normal temperatures over the course of the month. The winter solstice will be here soon enough, but until then, 4:30 p.m. sunsets will be a regular feature.

For this week, today will likely be the most pleasant day, with sunshine present and temperatures reaching the mid-50s°F before a cold front moves through the area in the late afternoon. The frontal passage will bring increased breeziness throughout the evening hours as temperatures plummet into the high 30s°F overnight.

For the rest of the week, expect temperatures to range from the upper 40s°F in the daytime to the mid- to upper-30s°F overnight. Sunshine will stick around on Wednesday, but clouds will move in toward the end of the week, with a possibility of rain or snow showers on Thursday and Friday.

Extended Forecast

Tonight: Clear and increasingly breezy, with Northwest winds at 15–20 mph. Low 37°F (3°C)

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, High 48°F (9°C)

Thursday: Cloudy, with a chance of rain or wet snow. Highs in the upper 40s°F (9°C)

Friday: Cloudy, with a chance of rain or wet snow. Highs in the upper 40s°F (9°C)