November is mild to cold in the last month of the fall season in Illinois. The daylight recedes rapidly, and the night temperatures drop drastically. The average temperatures are in the range of 28°F (-2.2°C) to 51°F (10.6°C), with 8 to 10 wet days that bring 2" (51mm) to 4" (102mm) of rainfall. The daily sunshine reduces to about 4 to 5 hours and is moderate at best, as cloudy skies dominate the late fall season. The first snowflakes of the season arrive, which registers 1" (25mm) to 2" (51mm) of snow. The Chicago Area registers temperatures in the 35°F (1.7°C) to 51°F (10.6°C) range, while Urbana in central Illinois is between 32°F (0°C) to 51°F (10.6°C). The fall foliage is past its peak in the northern regions as trees begin to shed leaves. Expect frost in late fall to go along with snow and ice. Prepare for the arrival of the winter by late November. Tourist numbers drop drastically along with temperatures by the mid of November in Illinois.