This report describes the typical weather at the Naples Municipal Airport (Naples, Florida, United States) 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.
Naples, Florida has a tropical savanna climate with dry winters. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by oceans and seas (49%), croplands (28%), forests (12%), and grasslands (8%).
The month of November is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 82°F to 77°F over the course of the month, exceeding 87°F or dropping below 70°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 29 with 10:39 hours of daylight; the longest day is November 1 with 11:09 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:38am on November 4; the latest sunset is at 6:45pm on November 1; the latest sunrise is at 7:37am on November 3; 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 is 18% (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 62% of the time, partly cloudy 13% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 24% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around November 1, occurring in 21% of days. Precipitation is least likely around November 29, occurring in 16% of days.
Throughout November, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain, thunderstorms, moderate rain, and heavy rain.
Light 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 9% of all days.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 22% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around November 1, when it is observed during 6% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 20% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 16, when it is observed during 4% of all days.
Heavy rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 14% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 1, when it is observed during 3% 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 51% (mildly humid) to 91% (very humid) over the course of a typical November, rarely dropping below 39% (comfortable) and reaching as high as 98% (very humid).
The air is driest around November 18, at which time the relative humidity drops below 57% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around November 30, rising above 87% (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 54°F (very comfortable) to 67°F (muggy) and is rarely below 41°F (dry) or above 75°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 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around November 2, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 14 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 27, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).