Welcome to November!
Total amount of daylight this month will decrease from 10 hours 48 minutes on November 1 to only 10 hours 5 minutes on November 30.
In addition, Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 6, which means clocks “Fall Back” by one hour on Sunday morning.
Sunrise on Sunday, November 6 will occur at 7:01am and sunset will occur at 5:40pm.
The earliest sunset this month will occur on November 30, when the sun sets at 5:28pm.
November 6 Almanac Data
The average high for November 6 is 67 degrees, and the record high is 78 degrees, set in 2017.
The average low for November 6 is 47 degrees, and the record low is 24 degrees set in 1976.
November 30 Almanac Data
By the end of the month, the average high for November 30 is 60 degrees, with a record high of 76 set in 1970.
The average low for November 30 is 41 degrees, with a record low of 14 degrees in 1929.
November Temperature Records
The month of November can exhibit temperature extremes.
The hottest temperature on record during the month of November in Atlanta occurred November 3, 2016 as well as November 2, 1961. On both dates, the temperature reached 84 degrees.
The coldest temperature on record during the month of November occurred November 25, 1950. On that day, the record coldest afternoon high was observed: a chilly 17 degrees. It was a frigid morning as well: 3 degrees, which is the record coldest morning low for the month of November in Atlanta.
November Precipitation Records
The average monthly rainfall for November in Atlanta is 3.98 inches.
The wettest November on record in Atlanta occurred in 1948, when 15.72 inches of rain fell in the city.
The driest November on record in Atlanta occurred in 1890, when less than a quarter of an inch of rain fell -- only 0.18 inches measured for the entire month.
It has snowed in Atlanta during the month of November! The highest November snowfall in Atlanta occurred on November 11, 1968 when as much as 1.0 inch of snowfall was recorded in the city. November 1975 featured 0.6 inches of snowfall, and 0.4 inches of snowfall fell in November 2013.
Happy Fall, Y’all! Share your November observations with me!
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