This report describes the typical weather at the Gillespie County Airport (Fredericksburg, Texas, United States) weather station over the course of an average November. It is based on the historical records from 2002 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Fredericksburg, Texas has a warm humid temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by grasslands (84%), croplands (11%), and forests (4%).
The month of November is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 74°F to 64°F over the course of the month, exceeding 82°F or dropping below 54°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of November, the length of the day is gradually decreasing. The shortest day of the month is November 30 with 10:22 hours of daylight; the longest day is November 1 with 10:58 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:53am on November 4; the latest sunset is at 6:48pm on November 1; the latest sunrise is at 7:52am on November 2; the earliest sunset is at 5:35pm on November 28.
Daylight savings time (DST) ends at 1:00am on November 4, 2012, shifting sunrise and sunset to an hour earlier.
The median cloud cover ranges from 25% (mostly clear) to 33% (mostly clear).
On November 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 57% of the time, partly cloudy 5% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 37% of the time.
There is either very little precipitation at this location in November, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in November or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 37% (comfortable) to 88% (very humid) over the course of a typical November, rarely dropping below 15% (dry) and reaching as high as 97% (very humid).
The air is driest around November 25, at which time the relative humidity drops below 51% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around November 3, rising above 86% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical November, the dew point typically varies from 29°F (dry) to 55°F (very comfortable) and is rarely below 12°F (dry) or above 66°F (muggy).
Over the course of November typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 15 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 21 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 30, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 15 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 6 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 9, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).