Ketchikan
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

November weather forecast and climate
Ketchikan, AK

Beautiful and colorful houses along the iconic waterfront boardwalk on Creek Street in Ketchikan, Alaska
Beautiful and colorful houses along the iconic waterfront boardwalk on Creek Street in Ketchikan, Alaska
The last month of the autumn, November, is also a frosty month in Ketchikan, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 43.5°F (6.4°C) and an average low of 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Temperature

In Ketchikan, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a cool 50.7°F (10.4°C) in October, to a chilly 43.5°F (6.4°C). In Ketchikan, in November, the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Rainfall

In Ketchikan, Alaska, during 23 rainfall days, 17.3" (438.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Ketchikan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 229 days and collects up to 153.2" (3892.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Ketchikan. During November, Ketchikan regularly aggregates up to 2.3" (58.4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, 39.5" (1003.2mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In November, the average ocean temperature in Ketchikan is 47.8°F (8.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 47.8°F (8.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Ketchikan, Alaska, the average length of the day is 8.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ketchikan is 2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Ketchikan is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in November interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in November in Ketchikan?

In November, in Ketchikan, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 43.5°F (6.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

How many days does it rain in November in Ketchikan?

In Ketchikan, Alaska, in November, it is raining for 23 days, with typically 17.3" (438.4mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Ketchikan in November?

During November, Ketchikan regularly aggregates up to 2.3" (58.4mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in November in Ketchikan?

In November, the average ocean temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C). Swimming in 47.8°F (8.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Ketchikan have in November?

In November, the average length of the day is 8.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ketchikan have in November?

In November, the average sunshine in Ketchikan is 2h.

What is the UV index intensity in November in Ketchikan?

The average daily maximum UV index in November in Ketchikan is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in November - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average high temperature in November: 43.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (64.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in November: 34.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (52.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

Average rainfall in November - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average rainfall in November: 17.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (22.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June and July (7.4").

Average rainfall days in November - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average rainfall days in November: 23 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (15 days).

Average snowfall in November - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average snowfall in November: 2.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (13.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average sea temperature in November - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average sea temperature in November: 47.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.5°F).

Average daylight in November / Average sunshine in November - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average daylight in November: 8.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in November: 2h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in November - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average UV index in November: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).