Average Weather in November in Kentwood Michigan, United States
In Kentwood, the month of November is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 13°F, from 54°F to 41°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 67°F or dropping below 29°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 39°F to 30°F, rarely falling below 19°F or exceeding 51°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Kentwood typically range from 64°F to 83°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 18°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 Kentwood experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 50% to 62%.
The clearest day of the month is November 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 50% of the time.
For reference, on January 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 69%, while on August 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover Categories in November
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Kentwood, the chance of a wet day over the course of November is essentially constant, remaining around 25% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on September 21, and its lowest chance is 17% on February 4.
Over the course of November in Kentwood, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 25% to 17%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 1% to 3%, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 0% to 6%.
Probability of Precipitation in November
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during November in Kentwood is decreasing, starting the month at 2.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.8 inches or falls below 1.0 inches, and ending the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.2 inches or falls below 0.7 inches.
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 Kentwood is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.1 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 0.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.9 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in November
Over the course of November in Kentwood, 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, 1 minute, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 5 seconds, and weekly decrease of 14 minutes, 37 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is November 30, with 9 hours, 17 minutes of daylight and the longest day is November 1, with 10 hours, 17 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in November
The latest sunrise of the month in Kentwood is 8:21 AM on November 4 and the earliest sunrise is 59 minutes earlier at 7:22 AM on November 5.
The latest sunset is 6:34 PM on November 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 25 minutes earlier at 5:09 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 6:04 AM and sets 15 hours, 21 minutes later, at 9:24 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:10 AM and sets 9 hours, 1 minute later, at 5:11 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in November
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Kentwood is essentially constant during November, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 28, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 35% of the time, while on November 16, 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 Kentwood is gradually increasing during November, increasing from 11.2 miles per hour to 11.8 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 12, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.6 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in November
Wind Direction in November
Kentwood is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Kentwood is decreasing during November, falling by 7°F, from 53°F to 46°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in November
The growing season in Kentwood typically lasts for 5.6 months (172 days), from around April 27 to around October 16, rarely starting before April 10 or after May 16, and rarely ending before September 27 or after November 4.
The month of November in Kentwood 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 Kentwood is essentially constant during November, remaining within 17°F of 2,935°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in November
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Kentwood is gradually decreasing during November, falling by 1.0 kWh, from 2.5 kWh to 1.6 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 Kentwood are 42.869 deg latitude, -85.645 deg longitude, and 699 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Kentwood contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 125 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 703 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (440 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (554 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Kentwood is covered by artificial surfaces (100%), within 10 miles by artificial surfaces (52%) and cropland (34%), and within 50 miles by cropland (46%) and trees (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Kentwood 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Kentwood.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Kentwood 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 Kentwood is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Kentwood and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (79%, 10 kilometers, east); West Michigan Regional Airport (11%, 39 kilometers, west); Muskegon County Airport (6%, 59 kilometers, northwest); and Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport (4.4%, 71 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .