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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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 Time||2 am||5 am||8 am||11 am||2 pm||5 pm||8 pm||11 pm|
|8.3 mph||November wind speed average||13.4 kph|
November is a little less windy than most other months in Denver.
|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.