Average Weather in November in Westwood Michigan, United States
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 38°F to 29°F, rarely falling below 18°F or exceeding 50°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Westwood typically range from 63°F to 83°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 18°F to 31°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 Westwood experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 49% to 62%.
The clearest day of the month is November 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 51% of the time.
For reference, on December 31, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 69%, while on August 26, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover Categories in November
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Westwood, the chance of a wet day over the course of November is essentially constant, remaining around 26% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on July 23, and its lowest chance is 17% on February 8.
Over the course of November in Westwood, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 24% to 17%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 1% to 4%, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 0% to 5%.
Probability of Precipitation in November
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during November in Westwood is decreasing, starting the month at 2.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.6 inches or falls below 1.0 inches, and ending the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.3 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 Westwood is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in November
Over the course of November in Westwood, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 59 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 3 seconds, and weekly decrease of 14 minutes, 18 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is November 30, with 9 hours, 20 minutes of daylight and the longest day is November 1, with 10 hours, 19 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in November
The latest sunrise of the month in Westwood is 8:19 AM on November 4 and the earliest sunrise is 59 minutes earlier at 7:21 AM on November 5.
The latest sunset is 6:35 PM on November 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 24 minutes earlier at 5:11 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 6:06 AM and sets 15 hours, 17 minutes later, at 9:22 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:08 AM and sets 9 hours, 5 minutes later, at 5:13 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in November
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Westwood is essentially constant during November, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 1, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 35% 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 Westwood is gradually increasing during November, increasing from 11.3 miles per hour to 11.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 15, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.8 miles per hour, while on August 4, 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
Westwood 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 Westwood is rapidly 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 Westwood typically lasts for 5.6 months (170 days), from around April 26 to around October 13, rarely starting before April 9 or after May 14, and rarely ending before September 24 or after October 31.
The month of November in Westwood is very likely fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually decreasing from 8% 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 Westwood are gradually increasing during November, increasing by 38°F, from 2,957°F to 2,995°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in November
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Westwood is gradually decreasing during November, falling by 1.0 kWh, from 2.6 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 Westwood are 42.303 deg latitude, -85.634 deg longitude, and 925 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Westwood contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 230 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 917 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (341 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (574 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Westwood is covered by artificial surfaces (69%), trees (17%), and cropland (14%), within 10 miles by trees (41%) and cropland (29%), and within 50 miles by cropland (58%) and trees (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Westwood 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 Westwood.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Westwood 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 Westwood is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Westwood and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport (82%, 10 kilometers, southeast); South Haven Area Regional Airport (7%, 52 kilometers, west); West Michigan Regional Airport (5%, 62 kilometers, northwest); and Gerald R. Ford International Airport (5%, 65 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .