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 fluctuating between 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Des Moines, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 2.2" (55.6mm) of accumulated precipitation. 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 in Des Moines.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Des Moines, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 2 in November transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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?

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

What is the average humidity in November in Des Moines?

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

How much does it rain in Des Moines in November?

In November, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout November, 2.2" (55.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Des Moines, during November, snow falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.5" (63.5mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in November is 9.8h.

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

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 of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in November - Des Moines, IA
  • Average high temperature in November: 8.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in November: -0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-9.8°C).

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: 55.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (125.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (25.4mm).

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: 63.5mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (228.6mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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).