Average Weather in November in Decatur Arkansas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 64°F to 53°F, rarely falling below 40°F or exceeding 76°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 44°F to 35°F, rarely falling below 22°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on July 25, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Decatur typically range from 69°F to 90°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 28°F to 46°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 Decatur experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 38% to 46%.
The clearest day of the month is November 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 62% of the time.
For reference, on February 12, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 50%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in November
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Decatur, the chance of a wet day over the course of November is decreasing, starting the month at 26% and ending it at 21%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 44% on May 27, and its lowest chance is 14% on January 13.
Over the course of November in Decatur, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 26% to 18%, 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 remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in November
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during November in Decatur is decreasing, starting the month at 3.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.5 inches or falls below 1.1 inches, and ending the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.4 inches or falls below 0.6 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 Decatur is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.5 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in November
Over the course of November in Decatur, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 47 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 38 seconds, and weekly decrease of 11 minutes, 24 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is November 30, with 9 hours, 53 minutes of daylight and the longest day is November 1, with 10 hours, 40 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in November
The latest sunrise of the month in Decatur is 7:42 AM on November 3 and the earliest sunrise is 59 minutes earlier at 6:43 AM on November 4.
The latest sunset is 6:21 PM on November 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 18 minutes earlier at 5:03 PM on November 30.
Daylight saving time (DST) ends at 1:00 AM on November 4, 2018, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour earlier.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:00 AM and sets 14 hours, 38 minutes later, at 8:38 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:25 AM and sets 9 hours, 41 minutes later, at 5:06 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in November
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Decatur is essentially constant during November, remaining around 1% throughout.
For reference, on July 16, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 74% of the time, while on December 12, 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 Decatur is essentially constant during November, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.5 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in November
Wind Direction in November
The growing season in Decatur typically lasts for 6.6 months (202 days), from around April 9 to around October 28, rarely starting before March 19 or after April 29, and rarely ending before October 10 or after November 16.
The month of November in Decatur is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly decreasing from 40% to 1% 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 Decatur are gradually increasing during November, increasing by 122°F, from 4,277°F to 4,399°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in November
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Decatur 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 Decatur are 36.336 deg latitude, -94.461 deg longitude, and 1,240 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Decatur contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 348 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,255 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (581 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,890 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Decatur is covered by cropland (83%) and trees (17%), within 10 miles by cropland (72%) and trees (27%), and within 50 miles by trees (48%) and cropland (47%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Decatur 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 Decatur.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Decatur 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 Decatur is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Decatur and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (46%, 16 kilometers, east); Smith Field (43%, 16 kilometers, south); and Grove Municipal Airport (11%, 39 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .