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 weather for Salt Lake City.

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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.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

49 °F November average high 10 °C
31 °F November average low -1 °C

In most years, Salt Lake City averages a daily maximum temperature for November that's between 45 and 54 degrees Fahrenheit (7 to 12 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 28 and 34 °F (-3 to 1 °C).

The days at Salt Lake City cool down most rapidly during November. By the end of the month, the temperature has dropped around 15 °F (8 °C) below what it was at the start.

14 days 50 °F max. or more (10 °C)
17 days 32 °F min. or less (0 °C)

Most November days warm to over 40 °F (4 °C) in Salt Lake City. The city averages 5 days in November when the thermometer reaches into the 60s °F (over 16 °C). Typically on 1 day the temperature remains below freezing for the entire day.

The thermometer dips to 20 °F (-8 °C) or below on 2 nights. Some years can have a night during November of 10 °F (-12 °C) or colder.

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

1.5 in total precipitation 37 mm
9 days of rain or snowfall

Half the time, Salt Lake City receives 0.8 to 2 inches (21 to 55 mm) of precipitation in November. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Snowy Weather iconSnow

7.6 in total snowfall 19.3 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 2 and 11 inches (5 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 4 days this month.

Sunny Weather iconSun

53 % sunshine
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.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

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 Time2 am5 am8 am11 am2 pm5 pm8 pm11 pm
Humidity % 73 74 74 58 50 58 72 73

Windy Weather iconWind

8.0 mph November wind speed average 12.9 kph

November is less windy than most other months in Salt Lake City.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

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.


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.

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