Average Weather in November in Granite Falls Washington, United States
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 35°F to 26°F, rarely falling below 15°F or exceeding 43°F.
For reference, on August 1, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Granite Falls typically range from 59°F to 86°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 21°F to 30°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 Granite Falls experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 59% to 65%.
The clearest day of the month is November 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 41% of the time.
For reference, on January 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 67%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 79%.
Cloud Cover Categories in November
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Granite Falls, the chance of a wet day over the course of November is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 31% and ending it at 38%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on November 18, and its lowest chance is 6% on August 10.
Over the course of November in Granite Falls, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 28% to 16%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 2% to 10%, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 1% to 12%.
Probability of Precipitation in November
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during November in Granite Falls is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.6 inches or falls below 0.7 inches, and ending the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.7 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.3 inches on November 12.
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 Granite Falls is increasing, starting the month at 0.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.6 inches, and ending the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.3 inches or falls below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in November
Over the course of November in Granite Falls, 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, 14 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 32 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 46 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is November 30, with 8 hours, 42 minutes of daylight and the longest day is November 1, with 9 hours, 56 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in November
The latest sunrise of the month in Granite Falls is 7:50 AM on November 4 and the earliest sunrise is 58 minutes earlier at 6:52 AM on November 5.
The latest sunset is 5:42 PM on November 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 31 minutes earlier at 4:10 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 5:01 AM and sets 16 hours, 2 minutes later, at 9:03 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:47 AM and sets 8 hours, 23 minutes later, at 4:10 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in November
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Granite Falls is essentially constant during November, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in November
The average hourly wind speed in Granite Falls is essentially constant during November, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour, while on December 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in November
Wind Direction in November
The growing season in Granite Falls typically lasts for 5.9 months (179 days), from around April 22 to around October 18, rarely starting before April 1 or after May 12, and rarely ending before October 1 or after November 4.
The month of November in Granite Falls is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season decreasing from 14% to 0% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in November
The average accumulated growing degree days in Granite Falls are essentially constant during November, remaining within 2°F of 2,259°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in November
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Granite Falls is gradually decreasing during November, falling by 0.8 kWh, from 2.0 kWh to 1.2 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 Granite Falls are 47.890 deg latitude, -120.214 deg longitude, and 1,873 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Granite Falls contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,035 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,860 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,444 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,938 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Granite Falls is covered by shrubs (38%), water (29%), and sparse vegetation (19%), within 10 miles by shrubs (48%) and sparse vegetation (17%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (43%) and trees (25%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Granite Falls 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Granite Falls.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Granite Falls 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 Granite Falls is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Granite Falls and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pangborn Field (55%, 55 kilometers, south); Omak Airport (32%, 82 kilometers, northeast); and Arlington Municipal Airport (13%, 148 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .