This report describes the typical weather at the Loreto International Airport (Loreto, Mexico) weather station over the course of an average November. It is based on the historical records from 1999 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Loreto has a hot desert climate. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by shrublands (55%) and oceans and seas (44%).
The month of November is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 85°F to 77°F over the course of the month, exceeding 90°F or dropping below 73°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 10:39 hours of daylight; the longest day is November 1 with 11:09 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:34am on November 1; the latest sunset is at 5:44pm on November 1; the latest sunrise is at 6:55am on November 30; the earliest sunset is at 5:33pm on November 29.
Daylight saving time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in November, so the entire month is in standard time.
The median cloud cover ranges from 12% (mostly clear) to 18% (mostly clear). The trend is for the sky to be becoming cloudier with the median cloud cover increasing by 6% from the start to the end of the month.
On November 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 43% of the time, partly cloudy 12% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 10% of the time.
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 8%, with little variation over the course of the month.
Throughout November, the most common forms of precipitation are drizzle and moderate rain.
Drizzle is the most severe precipitation observed during 63% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 10, when it is observed during 5% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 29% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 30, when it is observed during 4% of all days.
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 43% (comfortable) to 76% (humid) over the course of a typical November, rarely dropping below 31% (comfortable), or exceeding 91% (very humid).
The air is driest around November 13, at which time the relative humidity drops below 50% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around November 28, rising above 67% (mildly 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 46°F (dry) to 68°F (muggy) and is rarely below 38°F (dry) or above 73°F (very muggy).
Over the course of November typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 14 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 22 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 6 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 30, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 14 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 5 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 12, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).