November weather forecast and climate
Des Moines, IA

City buildings in Des Moines, Iowa
City buildings in Des Moines, Iowa
November, the last month of the autumn, in Des Moines, is another chilly month, with average temperature ranging between min 32.7°F (0.4°C) and max 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Temperature

In November, the average high-temperature drops, from a moderate 60.6°F (15.9°C) in October, to a frosty 47.1°F (8.4°C). In November, in Des Moines, Iowa, the average low-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C).

Humidity

In November, the average relative humidity in Des Moines is 72%.

Rainfall

In November, the rain falls for 6.3 days. Throughout November, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 114.4 rainfall days, and 16.38" (416mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Des Moines, during 2.2 snowfall days, 0.39" (10mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Des Moines, during the entire year, snow falls for 30.9 days, and aggregates up to 7.36" (187mm) of snow.

Daylight

In November, the average length of the day is 9.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in November is 5.6h.

UV index

In Des Moines, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In November, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in November in Des Moines?

In November, in Des Moines, the average high-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C).

What is the average humidity in November in Des Moines?

In November, the average relative humidity in Des Moines, Iowa, is 72%.

How much does it rain in Des Moines in November?

In Des Moines, in November, during 6.3 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in November in Des Moines?

In Des Moines, Iowa, in November, during 2.2 snowfall days, 0.39" (10mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Des Moines have in November?

In Des Moines, Iowa, the average length of the day in November is 9.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Des Moines have in November?

In Des Moines, the average sunshine in November is 5.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in November in Des Moines?

In November, the average daily maximum UV index in Des Moines, Iowa, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average high temperature in November: 47.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in November: 32.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.1°F).

Average pressure in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average pressure in November: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88").

Average wind speed in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average wind speed in November: 10.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February, March and April (10.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7mph).

Average humidity in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average humidity in November: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and June (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average rainfall in November: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.76").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.47").

Average rainfall days in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average rainfall days in November: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3 days).

Average snowfall in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average snowfall in November: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.24").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average snowfall days in November: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in November / Average sunshine in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average daylight in November: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in November: 5.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

Average sunshine days in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average sunshine days in November: 21.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.2 days).

Average UV index in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average UV index in November: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average cloud cover in November: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 54).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and September (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average visibility in November: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).