This report describes the typical weather at the Los Cabos International Airport (Los Cabos, Mexico) weather station over the course of an average November. It is based on the historical records from 1996 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Los Cabos has a hot semi-arid steppe climate. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by shrublands (43%), oceans and seas (33%), and forests (24%).
The month of November is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 90°F to 83°F over the course of the month, exceeding 95°F or dropping below 78°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of November, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is November 28 with 10:50 hours of daylight; the longest day is November 1 with 11:16 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:24am on November 1; the latest sunset is at 5:40pm on November 1; the latest sunrise is at 6:43am on November 30; the earliest sunset is at 5:32pm on November 28.
Daylight savings 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 is 30% (mostly clear) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On November 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 31% of the time, partly cloudy 12% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 16% of the time.
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 3%, with little variation over the course of the month.
Throughout November, the most common forms of precipitation are moderate rain and light rain.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 44% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 1, when it is observed during 3% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 43% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 1, when it is observed during 2% 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 39% (comfortable) to 78% (humid) over the course of a typical November, rarely dropping below 24% (dry), or exceeding 90% (very humid).
The air is driest around November 10, at which time the relative humidity drops below 46% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around November 18, rising above 72% (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 50°F (very comfortable) to 68°F (muggy) and is rarely below 41°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 18 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 14 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 6 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 1, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 14 mph (moderate breeze).