November weather forecast
Des Moines, IA

City buildings in Des Moines, Iowa
City buildings in Des Moines, Iowa

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a frosty month in Des Moines, Iowa, with temperature in the range of an average high of 47.1°F (8.4°C) and an average low of 32.7°F (0.4°C).

Temperature

In Des Moines, the average high-temperature in November decreases from a mild 60.6°F (15.9°C) in October to a chilly 47.1°F (8.4°C). In Des Moines, in November, 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 Des Moines, Iowa, in November, during 6.3 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 114.4 rainfall days, and 16.38" (416mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Des Moines, snow falls for 2.2 days, with typically accumulated 0.39" (10mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 30.9 snowfall days, and 7.36" (187mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in November is 9h and 51min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 6:09 pm CDT. On the last day of November, in Des Moines, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 4:45 pm CST.
Note: On Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from CDT to CST. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from CST to CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in November is 5.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in November is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in November interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in November in Des Moines?

The average relative humidity in November 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.

What is the average length of the day in November in Des Moines?

In November, the average day length in Des Moines, Iowa, is 9h and 51min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in November in Des Moines?

On the first day of November in Des Moines, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 6:09 pm CDT. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 4:45 pm CST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in November in Des Moines?

On Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from CDT to CST. The next DST starts Sunday, March 12. 2023, at 2:00 am.

How long on average sun shines in November in Des Moines?

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

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

In November, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in November
Des Moines, IA

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).

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Average pressure in November
Des Moines, IA

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

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

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Average wind speed in November
Des Moines, IA

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).

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Average humidity in November
Des Moines, IA

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

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

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Average rainfall in November
Des Moines, IA

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").

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Average rainfall days in November
Des Moines, IA

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).

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Average snowfall in November
Des Moines, IA

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

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

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Average snowfall days in November
Des Moines, IA

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in November /
Average sunshine in November
Des Moines, IA

Average daylight in November / Average sunshine in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average daylight in November: 9h and 51min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 8min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in November: 5h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in November
Des Moines, IA

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).

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Average UV index in November
Des Moines, IA

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

The 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).

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Average cloud cover in November
Des Moines, IA

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).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in November
Des Moines, IA

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

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

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