Average Weather in November in Ellensburg Washington, United States
In Ellensburg, the month of November is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 14°F, from 54°F to 40°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 62°F or dropping below 30°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 7°F, from 35°F to 27°F, rarely falling below 17°F or exceeding 44°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Ellensburg typically range from 59°F to 89°F, while on December 24, the coldest day of the year, they range from 23°F to 34°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in November
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on November. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in November
The month of November in Ellensburg experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 55% to 61%.
The clearest day of the month is November 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 45% of the time.
For reference, on January 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 65%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
Cloud Cover in November
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Ellensburg, the chance of a wet day over the course of November is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 30% and ending it at 37%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 37% on November 28, and its lowest chance is 4% on August 5.
Over the course of November in Ellensburg, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 27% to 20%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 2% to 9%, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 0% to 8%.
Probability of Precipitation in November
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during November in Ellensburg is essentially constant, remaining about 2.0 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.8 inches or falling below 0.5 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.2 inches on November 14.
Average Monthly Rainfall in November
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during November in Ellensburg is increasing, starting the month at 0.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.5 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.8 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in November
Over the course of November in Ellensburg, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 11 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 27 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 9 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is November 30, with 8 hours, 49 minutes of daylight and the longest day is November 1, with 9 hours, 60 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in November
The latest sunrise of the month in Ellensburg is 7:49 AM on November 4 and the earliest sunrise is 59 minutes earlier at 6:51 AM on November 5.
The latest sunset is 5:45 PM on November 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 30 minutes earlier at 4:15 PM on November 30.
Daylight saving time (DST) ends at 1:00 AM on November 5, 2017, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour earlier.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:07 AM and sets 15 hours, 54 minutes later, at 9:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:45 AM and sets 8 hours, 31 minutes later, at 4:15 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in November
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Ellensburg is essentially constant during November, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in November
The average hourly wind speed in Ellensburg is essentially constant during November, remaining around 2.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on July 18, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.5 miles per hour, while on December 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in November
Wind Direction in November
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Ellensburg is gradually decreasing during November, falling by 0.9 kWh, from 2.2 kWh to 1.3 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in November
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Ellensburg are 46.997 deg latitude, -120.548 deg longitude, and 1,575 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Ellensburg contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 217 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,558 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,579 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (8,921 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Ellensburg is covered by cropland (47%), artificial surfaces (36%), and shrubs (14%), within 10 miles by shrubs (45%) and cropland (45%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (49%) and trees (26%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Ellensburg year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Ellensburg.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Ellensburg according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Ellensburg is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Ellensburg and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .