Salt Lake City Weather in November
Cooler temperatures prevail during November, bringing the first snowy weather of winter to Salt Lake City, Utah.
This page gives detailed information on the typical November temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Salt Lake City. The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Salt Lake City International Airport, located a few miles northwest of the city's center.
|51 °F||November average high||10 °C|
|33 °F||November average low||0 °C|
|16 days||50 °F max. or more (10 °C)|
|17 days||32 °F min. or less (0 °C)|
Most November days warm to over 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4 degrees Celsius) in Salt Lake City. The city averages 7 days in November when the thermometer reaches into the 60s °F (over 16 °C). Typically on 2 days this month the temperature remains below freezing for the entire day.
The thermometer dips to 20 °F (-8 °C) or below on an average of 2 nights. Some years can have a night during November of 10 °F (-12 °C) or colder.
|1.3 in||total precipitation||34 mm|
|8 days||of rain or snowfall|
Half the time, Salt Lake City receives 0.7 to 1.7 inches (18 to 43 mm) of precipitation in November. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|7.0 in||total snowfall||18 cm|
|4 days||with new snow|
November usually brings the first snowfall of winter to Salt Lake City. This month's snowfall does vary from year to year. Between 1.4 and 11 inches (4 to 27 cm) of fresh snow arrives during half the years. Less new snow lands in one out of four Novembers, while another twenty-five percent are snowier.
Salt Lake City typically has at least an inch (2.5 cm) of snow on the ground for 3 days this month.
|8 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Salt Lake City during 53 percent of daylight hours on average in November, for a total of 157 hours in the month. Typically on 8 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in November at Salt Lake City lasts for 9 hours and 54 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 25 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 9:29 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|66 %||November average humidity|
The relative humidity in Salt Lake City during November usually peaks at 74 percent in the morning then drops to 50 percent in the afternoon.
|Local Time||2 am||5 am||8 am||11 am||2 pm||5 pm||8 pm||11 pm|
|8.0 mph||November wind speed average||12.9 kph|
November is less windy than most other months in Salt Lake City.
|2 days||snowfall of 1 inch (2.5 cm) or more|
|1 day||with thunderstorms in November|
Every few years, Salt Lake City has a November storm that dumps 5 to 10 inches (13 to 25 cm) of snow.
Thunderstorms don't show up in November every year.
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.