November Weather in Mentone Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 75°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 86°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 47°F to 36°F, rarely falling below 26°F or exceeding 56°F.
For reference, on June 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Mentone typically range from 71°F to 98°F, while on December 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 32°F to 60°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in November in Mentone
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 in Mentone
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The month of November in Mentone experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 29% to 33%.
The clearest day of the month is November 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 71% of the time.
For reference, on February 23, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 39%, while on June 10, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 80%.
Cloud Cover Categories in November in Mentone
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A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Mentone, the chance of a wet day over the course of November is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 9% and ending it at 5%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on September 8, and its lowest chance is 5% on March 18.
Probability of Precipitation in November in Mentone
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during November in Mentone is essentially constant, remaining about 0.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.7 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in November in Mentone
Over the course of November in Mentone, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 39 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 21 seconds, and weekly decrease of 9 minutes, 26 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is November 30, with 10 hours, 15 minutes of daylight and the longest day is November 1, with 10 hours, 54 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in November in Mentone
The latest sunrise of the month in Mentone is 8:15 AM on November 6 and the earliest sunrise is 59 minutes earlier at 7:15 AM on November 7.
The latest sunset is 7:04 PM on November 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 14 minutes earlier at 5:50 PM on November 30.
Daylight saving time (DST) ends at 1:00 AM on November 7, 2021, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour earlier.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:49 AM and sets 14 hours, 13 minutes later, at 9:02 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:50 AM and sets 10 hours, 5 minutes later, at 5:55 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in November in Mentone
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for November 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in November in Mentone
We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Mentone is essentially constant during November, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 6, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 14% 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 in Mentone
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This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.
The average hourly wind speed in Mentone is essentially constant during November, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 8.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.1 miles per hour, while on September 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in November in Mentone
The hourly average wind direction in Mentone throughout November is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 47% on November 30.
Wind Direction in November in Mentone
Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).
The growing season in Mentone typically lasts for 7.8 months (237 days), from around March 22 to around November 15, rarely starting before February 24 or after April 14, and rarely ending before October 26 or after December 4.
During November in Mentone, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 81% to 15% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in November in Mentone
Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.
The average accumulated growing degree days in Mentone are increasing during November, increasing by 212°F, from 5,821°F to 6,034°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in November in Mentone
This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Mentone is gradually decreasing during November, falling by 0.8 kWh, from 4.5 kWh to 3.6 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in November in Mentone
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Mentone are 31.705 deg latitude, -103.599 deg longitude, and 2,684 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Mentone is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 85 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,685 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (407 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,185 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Mentone is covered by shrubs (99%), within 10 miles by shrubs (95%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (91%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Mentone, 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 Mentone.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Mentone 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 Mentone is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Mentone and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pecos Municipal Airport (KPEQ, 43%, 37 kilometers, south); Winkler County Airport (KINK, 40%, 39 kilometers, east); Cavern City Air Terminal (KCNM, 10%, 94 kilometers, northwest); and Pine Springs, Guadalupe Mountains National Park (KGDP, 6%, 115 kilometers, west).
All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.
All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.
Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .
Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.
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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.
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