Average Weather in November in Hays Kansas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 13°F, from 62°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 76°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 37°F to 26°F, rarely falling below 14°F or exceeding 50°F.
For reference, on July 11, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Hays typically range from 67°F to 93°F, while on January 3, the coldest day of the year, they range from 19°F to 41°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 Hays experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 34% to 39%.
The clearest day of the month is November 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 66% of the time.
For reference, on February 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on July 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 75%.
Cloud Cover Categories in November
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Hays, the chance of a wet day over the course of November is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 10% and ending it at 8%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on June 24, and its lowest chance is 5% on January 1.
Over the course of November in Hays, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 9% to 5%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 0% to 3%.
Probability of Precipitation in November
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during November in Hays is decreasing, starting the month at 1.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.4 inches, and ending the month at 0.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.1 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 Hays is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.6 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in November
Over the course of November in Hays, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 52 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 47 seconds, and weekly decrease of 12 minutes, 32 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is November 30, with 9 hours, 40 minutes of daylight and the longest day is November 1, with 10 hours, 32 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in November
The latest sunrise of the month in Hays is 8:10 AM on November 6 and the earliest sunrise is 59 minutes earlier at 7:11 AM on November 7.
The latest sunset is 6:36 PM on November 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 21 minutes earlier at 5:15 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 6:12 AM and sets 14 hours, 54 minutes later, at 9:06 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:52 AM and sets 9 hours, 26 minutes later, at 5:18 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in November
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
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Hays is essentially constant during November, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 25, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 25% of the time, while on November 14, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in November
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Hays is essentially constant during November, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 10.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 8, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 13.0 miles per hour, while on August 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in November
The wind direction in Hays during November is predominantly out of the south from November 1 to November 5 and the north from November 5 to November 30.
Wind Direction in November
The growing season in Hays typically lasts for 5.9 months (179 days), from around April 21 to around October 17, rarely starting before April 2 or after May 10, and rarely ending before September 26 or after November 5.
The month of November in Hays 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 16% 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 Hays are gradually increasing during November, increasing by 68°F, from 3,830°F to 3,899°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in November
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Hays is gradually decreasing during November, falling by 0.9 kWh, from 3.5 kWh to 2.6 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 Hays are 38.879 deg latitude, -99.327 deg longitude, and 2,018 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Hays contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 105 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,015 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (410 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,243 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Hays is covered by grassland (43%), artificial surfaces (30%), and cropland (12%), within 10 miles by cropland (57%) and grassland (41%), and within 50 miles by grassland (50%) and cropland (49%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Hays, 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 Hays.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Hays 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 Hays is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Hays and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .