November weather forecast
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

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The famous Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with the deepwater section passage for large water vessels
The famous Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with the deepwater section passage for large water vessels

Weather in November

Compared to the vibrant October, November in Sault Ste. Marie sees nature preparing for the winter. With the temperature continuing to drop, the city receives a significant amount of snowfall as winter approaches. Notably, from 1.6" (41mm) in October, snowfall drastically increases to 15.1" (384mm) in November, preparing the city for its winter makeover. The chill in the ambiance hints at the arrival of the holiday season. As November ends, Sault Ste. Marie braces for the winter beauty it is known for.

Temperature

Transition into November in Sault Ste. Marie marks a drop in the average high-temperature, moving from a cool 53.2°F (11.8°C) in October to a cold 40.1°F (4.5°C). Sault Ste. Marie in November anticipates an average nighttime temperature of 28°F (-2.2°C).

Rainfall

In Sault Ste. Marie, in November, during 16.7 rainfall days, 3.39" (86mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sault Ste. Marie, there are 162.9 rainfall days, and 32.95" (837mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Sault Ste. Marie are January through May, October through December. In Sault Ste. Marie, during November, snow falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 15.12" (384mm) of snow. In Sault Ste. Marie, during the entire year, snow falls for 79.2 days and aggregates up to 120.39" (3058mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the average seawater temperature in November is 44.6°F (7°C).
Note: Dipping into 44.6°F (7°C) below 50°F (10°C) is possible with the right protection; absent that, anticipate cold shock and hampered breathing. Swimming momentarily at 55.4°F (13°C) can be jarring.

Daylight

In Sault Ste. Marie, the average length of the day in November is 9h and 25min.
On the first day of November in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, sunrise is at 8:20 am and sunset at 6:21 pm EDT. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:00 am and sunset at 4:52 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

With an average of 2.3h of sunshine, November has the least sunshine of the year in Sault Ste. Marie.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Sault Ste. Marie. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: An average maximum UV index of 1 in November leads to these recommendations:
Though the majority can handle prolonged sun exposure, it is crucial to always shield babies, children, and those with fair skin. UV radiation is strongest from the Sun during midday; protect yourself by staying in shaded areas. Tightly woven clothing, when worn loosely, shields effectively against the Sun. Be aware! The reflective nature of snow can magnify the Sun's UV radiation almost twofold.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us

Frequently asked questions

How cold is November in Sault Ste. Marie?

The high-temperature, in November, in Sault Ste. Marie, is 40.1°F (4.5°C), while the low-temperature averages to 28°F (-2.2°C).

How much does it rain in Sault Ste. Marie in November?

In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, during November, the rain falls for 16.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.39" (86mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in November in Sault Ste. Marie?

In Sault Ste. Marie, in November, during 10 snowfall days, 15.12" (384mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in November in Sault Ste. Marie?

In Sault Ste. Marie, the average seawater temperature in November is 44.6°F (7°C). Swimming in 44.6°F (7°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in November in Sault Ste. Marie?

In Sault Ste. Marie, the average day length in November is 9h and 25min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in November in Sault Ste. Marie?

In November, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:20 am and sunset at 6:21 pm EDT. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:00 am and sunset at 4:52 pm EST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in November in Sault Ste. Marie?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sault Ste. Marie?

With an average of 2.3h of sunshine, November has the least sunshine of the year in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

How long on average sun shines in November in Sault Ste. Marie?

The average sunshine duration in November in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, is 2.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Sault Ste. Marie?

The months with the lowest UV index in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in November in Sault Ste. Marie?

The average daily maximum UV index in November in Sault Ste. Marie is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average snowfall days
Average daylight
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Average temperature in November
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average temperature in November - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average high temperature in November: 40.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23°F).

  • Average low temperature in November: 28.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (54.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.6°F).

Average rainfall in November
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average rainfall in November - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average rainfall in November: 3.4"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are September and October (3.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.3").

Average rainfall days in November
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average rainfall days in November - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average rainfall days in November: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (18.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April and August (10.9 days).

Average snowfall in November
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average snowfall in November - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average snowfall in November: 15.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (33.5").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in November
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average snowfall days in November - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average snowfall days in November: 10 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in November
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average sea temperature in November - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average sea temperature in November: 45°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (59°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (36°F).

Average daylight in November /
Average sunshine in November
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average daylight in November / Average sunshine in November - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average daylight in November: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in November: 2h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

Average UV index in November
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average UV index in November - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average UV index in November: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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