The month of December has gotten off to a warm start in the Augusta area, but that is a reversal of a trend that occurred during November.
Overall, November 2021 was a cool, dry month for the Central Savannah River Area. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures at Augusta Regional Airport were 2.8° below the 1991-2020 average for the month, while precipitation fell far below average. Only 0.27″ of rain was recorded during November, compared with the 30-year-average of 2.66″.
The warmest temperature of the month at Augusta Regional Airport was 81°, which occurred on the 18th. The coldest temperature occurred on the 24th at 23°.
Meanwhile, Daniel Field Airport, located at a much higher elevation than Augusta Regional Airport, has yet to experience freezing temperatures. The coldest temperature there was 33° on the 24th. Daniel Field’s warmest temperature was 80°, which occurred on the 9th and 18th. Daniel Field also experienced very dry conditions, with just 0.31″ of rain recorded, compared to the 1991-2020 average of 2.75″.