Santa Cruz
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

November weather forecast and climate
Santa Cruz, CA

A high aerial view of the bay area in Santa Cruz, California, view of the beach sand, numerous parked cars, scenic trees, and residential homes
A high aerial view of the bay area in Santa Cruz, California, view of the beach sand, numerous parked cars, scenic trees, and residential homes
November, the last month of the autumn, in Santa Cruz, is another comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 44.2°F (6.8°C) and 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Temperature

In November, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from an agreeable 71.4°F (21.9°C) in October, to an enjoyable 64.9°F (18.3°C). In November, in Santa Cruz, California, the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Rainfall

In November, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout November, 3.8" (95.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 66.2 rainfall days, and 31.5" (801mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In November, the average ocean temperature in Santa Cruz is 56.1°F (13.4°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Santa Cruz, the average length of the day is 10.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in November is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in November in Santa Cruz?

The average high-temperature, in November, in Santa Cruz, is 64.9°F (18.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

How much does it rain in Santa Cruz in November?

In November, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout November, 3.8" (95.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in November in Santa Cruz?

In Santa Cruz, in November, the average water temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C). Swimming in 56.1°F (13.4°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in November in Santa Cruz?

In November, the average length of the day in Santa Cruz, California, is 10.2h.

How long on average sun shines in November in Santa Cruz?

In Santa Cruz, the average sunshine in November is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in November in Santa Cruz?

In Santa Cruz, the average daily maximum UV index in November is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in November - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Average high temperature in November: 64.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (74.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (60°F).

  • Average low temperature in November: 44.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (53.9°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (40.8°F).

Average rainfall in November - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Average rainfall in November: 3.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (6.4").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0").

Average rainfall days in November - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Average rainfall days in November: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (10.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.3 days).

Average sea temperature in November - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Average sea temperature in November: 56.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (58.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.9°F).

Average daylight in November / Average sunshine in November - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Average daylight in November: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in November: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in November - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Average UV index in November: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).