Hilton Head Island Weather in November

November's weather is among the driest all year at Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. Temperatures meanwhile are comfortably warm during the day.

This page gives detailed information on the typical November weather for Hilton Head Island. The temperature and rainfall numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at Hilton Head Island. The humidity and sunshine measurements are averages from the Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

70 °F November average high 21 °C
50 °F November average low 10 °C

In most years, Hilton Head Island averages a daily maximum temperature for November that's between 67 and 72 degrees Fahrenheit (19 to 22 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 46 and 53 °F (8 to 12 °C).

The days at the resort town cool down most rapidly during November. By the end of the month, the temperature has dropped around 8 °F (4 °C) below what it was at the start.

16 days 70 °F max. or more (21 °C)
15 days 50 °F min. or less (10 °C)

Nearly every November day warms to over 60 °F (16 °C) at Hilton Head. The Island averages one or two days in November when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here this month.

The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on 5 nights. November averages one night this month when the temperature drops below freezing.

Rainy Weather iconRain

2.6 in total precipitation 66 mm
7 days of rain

Half the time, Hilton Head Island receives 1.5 to 4 inches (39 to 99 mm) of rainfall in November. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

61 % sunshine
11 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Hilton Head Island during 61 percent of daylight hours on average in November, for a total of 192 hours in the month. Typically on 11 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in November at the beach resort lasts for 10 hours and 30 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 52 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 10:12 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

72 % November average humidity

The relative humidity in Hilton Head Island during November usually peaks at 86 percent in the morning then drops to 52 percent by late afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 83 85 86 68 52 52 72 80

Stormy Weather iconStorms

2 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
2 % chance a named storm approaches

There's a 2 percent probability that a named tropical storm will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Hilton Head Island during November, and a 1 percent chance of a category 1 or 2 hurricane. Major hurricanes are unlikely this time of year.


These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity statistics are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.

Hilton Head Island Weather
Back to Top