Des Moines
Iowa, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

November weather forecast and climate
Des Moines, IA

A close view of city buildings in Des Moines, Iowa
A close view of 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 max 47.8°F (8.8°C) and min 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Temperature

In Des Moines, the average high-temperature plummets, from a comfortable 63.1°F (17.3°C) in October, to a frosty 47.8°F (8.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Des Moines, is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

In November, the average relative humidity is 71%.

Rainfall

In Des Moines, during 8.3 rainfall days, 2.2" (55.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Des Moines, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.4 days and collects up to 36" (914.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In November, the average sunshine in Des Moines is 4.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Des Moines is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in November in Des Moines?

In Des Moines, in November, the average high-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What is the average humidity in November in Des Moines?

In Des Moines, Iowa, the average relative humidity in November is 71%.

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

In Des Moines, during November, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (55.6mm) of precipitation.

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

In Des Moines, in November, during 2 snowfall days, 2.5" (63.5mm) 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 long on average sun shines in November in Des Moines?

In Des Moines, Iowa, the average sunshine in November is 4.6h.

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

In November, the average daily maximum UV index in Des Moines is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average high temperature in November: 47.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31°F).

  • Average low temperature in November: 30.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.3°F).

Average humidity in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average humidity in November: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (63%).

Average rainfall in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average rainfall in November: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1").

Average rainfall days in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average rainfall days in November: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (7.5 days).

Average snowfall in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average snowfall in November: 2.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average snowfall days in November: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in November: 4.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).