November weather forecast
Detroit, MI

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The downtown city of Detroit, Michigan viewed from a bird
The downtown city of Detroit, Michigan viewed from a bird's eye angle

Weather in November

November endorses the beginning of the cold season in Detroit with average temperatures sliding down to 45.7°F (7.6°C). The vibrant autumn colors of October give way to a more muted landscape as tree leaves fall. The city gears up for the impending winter, with heating systems starting to hum again. The warmth of indoor activities becomes more appealing, as cold winds often discourage extended outdoor stays. November's weather is a stark reminder of the incoming winter freeze in December.

Temperature

In November, the average high-temperature goes from a moderate 58.8°F (14.9°C) in October to a frosty 45.7°F (7.6°C). November's nights in Detroit, Michigan, observe an average temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C).

Humidity

In Detroit, the average relative humidity in November is 75%.

Rainfall

In Detroit, during November, the rain falls for 9.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation. In Detroit, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.1 days and collects up to 23.43" (595mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In November, it is snowing for 4.9 days. Throughout November, 1.57" (40mm) of snow is accumulated. In Detroit, during the entire year, snow falls for 54.3 days and aggregates up to 14.84" (377mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In November, the average ocean temperature is 48.7°F (9.3°C).
Note: While a brief time in 48.7°F (9.3°C) at 55.4°F (13°C) is already bracing, plunging below 50°F (10°C) can severely affect breathing and introduce a cold shock, relying on your physical state.

Daylight

In Detroit, the average length of the day in November is 9h and 48min.
On the first day of November, sunrise is at 8:06 am and sunset at 6:25 pm EDT. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:00 pm EST.
Note: On Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from EDT to EST. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, March 9. 2025, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from EST to EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in November is 4.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in November is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In November, a daily UV index of 2 turns into the following recommendations:
Most individuals can handle sun exposure for up to an hour without burning, but children must always be shielded from sun exposure. For health reasons, it's advisable to reduce direct sun exposure during peak hours around midday. Boost your sun resistance with garments that are densely woven yet spacious. Mind this! Nearly twice the UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by the snow.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Detroit in November?

Detroit in November has an average high-temperature of 45.7°F (7.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C).

What is the average humidity in November in Detroit?

In Detroit, the average relative humidity in November is 75%.

How much does it rain in Detroit in November?

In Detroit, during November, the rain falls for 9.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Detroit in November?

In Detroit, in November, during 4.9 snowfall days, 1.57" (40mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in November in Detroit?

In Detroit, the average seawater temperature in November is 48.7°F (9.3°C). Swimming in 48.7°F (9.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in November in Detroit?

The average day length in November in Detroit, Michigan, is 9h and 48min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in November in Detroit?

In November, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:06 am and sunset at 6:25 pm EDT. On the last day of the month, in Detroit, Michigan, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:00 pm EST.

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

On Sunday, November 3. 2024, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends in Detroit, and the time zone changes from EDT to EST. The next DST starts Sunday, March 9. 2025, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Detroit have in November?

In November, the average sunshine duration in Detroit, Michigan, is 4.9h.

What is the UV index reading in November in Detroit?

The average daily maximum UV index in November in Detroit is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in November
Detroit, MI

Average temperature in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average high temperature in November: 45.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in November: 35.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.6°F).

Average pressure in November
Detroit, MI

Average pressure in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average pressure in November: 30.1"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

Average wind speed in November
Detroit, MI

Average wind speed in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average wind speed in November: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

Average humidity in November
Detroit, MI

Average humidity in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average humidity in November: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (73%).

Average rainfall in November
Detroit, MI

Average rainfall in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average rainfall in November: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.22").

Average rainfall days in November
Detroit, MI

Average rainfall days in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average rainfall days in November: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.1 days).

Average snowfall in November
Detroit, MI

Average snowfall in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average snowfall in November: 1.57"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.29").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in November
Detroit, MI

Average snowfall days in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average snowfall days in November: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in November
Detroit, MI

Average sea temperature in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average sea temperature in November: 48.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (75.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (32.7°F).

Average daylight in November /
Average sunshine in November
Detroit, MI

Average daylight in November / Average sunshine in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average daylight in November: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in November: 4h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 12min).

Average sunshine days in November
Detroit, MI

Average sunshine days in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average sunshine days in November: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (15.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.7 days).

Average UV index in November
Detroit, MI

Average UV index in November - Detroit, MI
  • 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 December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in November
Detroit, MI

Average cloud cover in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average cloud cover in November: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in November
Detroit, MI

Average visibility in November - Detroit, MI
  • Average visibility in November: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).

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