This report describes the typical weather at the Sde Dov Airport (Tel Aviv, Israel) weather station over the course of an average November. It is based on the historical records from 2004 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Tel Aviv has a mediterranean climate with dry hot summers and mild winters. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by oceans and seas (48%), croplands (43%), shrublands (5%), and built-up areas (5%).
The month of November is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 78Â°F to 72Â°F over the course of the month, exceeding 83Â°F or dropping below 67Â°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 10:13 hours of daylight; the longest day is November 1 with 10:52 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 5:58am on November 1; the latest sunset is at 4:51pm on November 1; the latest sunrise is at 6:23am on November 30; the earliest sunset is at 4:36pm on November 29.
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 ranges from 49% (partly cloudy) to 59% (partly cloudy). The trend is for the sky to be becoming cloudier with the median cloud cover increasing by 11% from the start to the end of the month.
On November 1, the clearest day of the month, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 28% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 10% of the time.
On November 30, the cloudiest day of the month, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 24% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 9% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around November 26, occurring in 22% of days. Precipitation is least likely around November 1, occurring in 15% of days.
Throughout November, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain, thunderstorms, and moderate rain.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 41% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 26, when it is observed during 9% of all days.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 35% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around November 26, when it is observed during 8% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 22% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 25, when it is observed during 5% 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 44% (comfortable) to 81% (humid) over the course of a typical November, rarely dropping below 29% (dry), or exceeding 93% (very humid).
The air is driest around November 30, at which time the relative humidity drops below 53% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around November 19, rising above 74% (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 43Â°F (dry) to 63Â°F (mildy humid) and is rarely below 34Â°F (dry) or above 70Â°F (muggy).
The time of the month between November 1 and November 30 is the most comfortable, with dew points that are neither too dry nor too muggy.
Over the course of November typical wind speeds vary from 3 mph to 13 mph (light air to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 19 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around November 7, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 24, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 11 mph (gentle breeze).