World and Nation

A chilly start to November

We had a cold and soggy weekend thanks to the close passage of coastal low pressure system on Saturday and Sunday. On Sunday morning, the low temperature at Boston Logan Airport dropped to 34°F (1°C) — this is about 8°F (4.5°C) below the average low temperature for this time of year! Additionally, if you looked out your window Sunday during the late morning/early afternoon, you would have seen the first snowflakes of the season. All told, Boston received just under an inch of rain (with a few snowflakes mixed in) from this system.

Thankfully, Boston will have a chance to dry out for a few days before another likely round of rain later in the week. Today, the high pressure situated to our south will make for a pleasant, mostly sunny day with a high of around 57°F (14°C). Cloud cover will increase Wednesday, although southerly winds will allow temperatures to warm up to near 65°F (18°C). On Thursday, another low pressure system approaching from the southwest brings with it the likelihood of showers during the day and overnight. Showers may linger into Friday morning. Regardless, expect temperatures to cool back down Thursday and Friday with highs in the mid to upper 50s°F (mid 10s°C).