November ends the beautiful autumn in California, and the winter sets its sights on the state by the end of the month. The average temperatures are in the mild 45°F (7.2°C) to 65°F (18.3°C) with a slight decrease in the number of sunny days. Sunlight drops to an average of 7 hours, and there is a rise in humidity levels. Rain often follows the heavy clouds, and the state sees an average of 2" (51mm) to 3" (76mm) in many parts; Redding in northern California is one of the wettest places with 4.5" (114mm) of rain. Temperatures are cozy in most parts of the state, and overall the weather is agreeable with a mild degree of coldness in the air, especially by the end of November. Expect rains anytime and carry protection for the rain - an umbrella or a raincoat. The onset of winter sees a drop in tourist numbers who prefer to wait for more favorable weather.