Denver Weather in November

By November, winter has definitely arrived in Denver, Colorado. Most nights see the temperature drop below freezing, some well below. But November is also a month of temperature extremes. Some days remain icy while others can heat up into the 70s Fahrenheit.

This page gives detailed information on the typical November temperature, precipitation, snow, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Denver. The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered in the Denver community of Stapleton.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

55 °F November average high 13 °C
26 °F November average low -4 °C
18 days 50 °F max. or more (10 °C)
7 days 20 °F min. or less (-8 °C)

Denver averages 4 days in November when the thermometer reaches into the 70s °F (over 21 degrees Celsius). Typically on another 2 days this month the mercury never rises above freezing.

On most November nights the temperature drops to below freezing. The thermometer dips to 10 °F (-12 °C) or below on one or two nights during the month.

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

0.7 in total precipitation 18 mm
6 days of rain or snowfall

Half the time, Denver receives 0.3 to 0.9 inches (9 to 22 mm) of precipitation in November. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Snowy Weather iconSnow

7.3 in total snowfall 19 cm
5 days with new snow

November's snowfall varies a lot from year to year in Denver. Between 3 and 8 inches (8 to 21 cm) of fresh snow arrives in half the years. Less new snow lands in one out of four Novembers, while another twenty-five percent are snowier.

Denver typically has at least an inch (2.5 cm) of snow on the ground for 5 days this month.

Sunny Weather iconSun

64 % sunshine
10 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Denver during 64 percent of daylight hours on average in November, for a total of 192 hours in the month. Typically on 10 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in November at Denver lasts for 9 hours and 59 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 29 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 9:35 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

56 % November average humidity

The relative humidity in Denver during November usually peaks at 68 percent in the morning then drops to 38 percent by early afternoon.

Local Time2 am5 am8 am11 am2 pm5 pm8 pm11 pm
Humidity % 67 68 62 44 38 48 60 64

Windy Weather iconWind

8.3 mph November wind speed average 13.4 kph

November is a little less windy than most other months in Denver.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

3 days snowfall of 1 inch (2.5 cm) or more
0 days with thunderstorms in November

About once a decade, a November snowstorm blankets Denver with ten inches (25 cm) or more of snow in one day.


The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals.

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