Houston Weather in November

November brings mild weather to Houston Texas, including moderate temperatures. Although less sunny than previous months, the sun still shines for half the daytime.

This page gives detailed information on the typical November weather for Houston.

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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, located north of downtown Houston.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

73 °F November average high 23 °C
52 °F November average low 11 °C

In most years, Houston averages a daily maximum temperature for November that's between 69 and 76 degrees Fahrenheit (21 to 24 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 49 and 55 °F (9 to 13 °C).

The days at Houston cool most rapidly during November. By the end of the month, the temperature has dropped around 10 °F (5 °C) below what it was at the start.

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

Nearly every November day warms to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Houston. The city averages 7 days in November when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). Only about once a decade do temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) occur during November.

The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on an average of 4 nights. Most years, November does not get frost.

Rainy Weather iconRain

4.3 in total precipitation 110 mm
8 days of rain

Half the time, Houston receives 3 to 6 inches (66 to 140 mm) of rainfall in November. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

52 % sunshine
9 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Houston during 52 percent of daylight hours on average in November, for a total of 166 hours in the month. Typically on 9 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in November at Houston lasts for 10 hours and 39 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 59 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 10:23 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

76 % November average humidity

The relative humidity in Houston during November usually peaks at 89 percent in the morning then drops to 55 percent by mid afternoon.

Local Time12 am3 am6 am9 am12 pm3 pm6 pm9 pm
Humidity % 86 88 89 79 59 55 72 81

Windy Weather iconWind

7.6 mph November wind speed average 12.2 kph

November is an average month for wind speed at Houston.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

3 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
3 days with thunderstorms in November
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 Houston during November. Hurricanes are not expected here this time of year.

Reference

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 and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.

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