What's the weather like in Corfu in November
By the time we get to November, the sun only shines in Corfu Town for few hours a day. Nevertheless, average temperatures still manage to remain at a reasonably pleasant 15°C (59°F). It's not lying on the beach weather, but it's still warm enough to walk around in a t-shirt. Highs are around 19°C (66°F) and lows around 10°C (50°F).
Over the month, the length of the day decreases by 53 minutes, or 1.8 minutes daily. The longest day is November 1, with about 10:30 hours of sunlight; the shortest day is October 31, with about 9:37 hours.
The average sea temperature in November is about 19°C (66°F), a bit chilly for swimming.
Be warned that November can also be a wet month. Rain falls on an average of 11 days during the month and the total precipitation is usually around 206mm, so make sure you pack some protective clothing. Rainfall occurs as moderate rain showers or thunderstorms.
The skies above Corfu Town in November are mostly clear to partly cloudy, with cloud cover increasing by 16% by the last week. The humidity ranges from mildly humid (53%) to very humid (95%). Daily wind speeds vary from calm to gentle breeze, usually blowing in from the south or the southeast.
November is characterised by cool temperatures, with a gradual drop as winter draws nearer. On November 1, averages maintain around 17C (63°F), with highs of 20°C (69°F) and lows of 12°C (54°F). By mid-month, averages are at 15°C (60°F), highs at 18°C (65°F) and lows at 10°C (50°F). By the end of November, averages are around 13C (56°F), with highs of 16°C (61°F) and lows of 8°C (47°F).
Corfu Hotels in November
The Dalia Hotel is an ideal place to stay if you're thinking of visiting the Mon Repos Palace. The hotel is 200 metres from the sea and 1.5 km from the main port. Accommodations are modest but perfect decent, with telephone, satellite TV, wifi, and breakfast room. Each of the seventeen renovated rooms are open all year.
The Hotel Cavalieri has a rooftop restaurant that has great views of Corfu Town. You can look at the mountains of Albania or mainland Greece whilst enjoying a light meal or drink. Built in the 17th century, the hotel is one of the leading luxury accommodations on Corfu. Facilities include a lounge and bar, breakfast buffet, ensuite bathrooms--and can accommodate up to four individuals, which is great for families.
Corfu Beaches for November
November is known for rainfall in Corfu, and the number of tourists and locals frequenting beaches dwindle. However, should you find yourself out by the coast, be sure to try the west side of the island, where you'll find the best beaches by far. Cosmopolitan Glyfada beach is just 15km from Corfu Town, complete with beach bars and golden sand.
Bars and Restaurants
The Paradosiakon Restaurant is in the old part of town. It's a wine tavern serving traditional Corfiot recipes and the majority of the food is locally sourced.
Should you find yourself in Benitses village south of Corfu Town, be sure to stop by Klimataria Fish Restaurant. This family-owned restaurant has only 11 tables and a calm atmosphere. The menu varies from day to day, but regulars are zucchini balls and fish bourdetto.
Pyramid provides excellent Mediterranean cuisine, with most ingredients sourced from the restaurant's own garden. Adjacent to the beach, the location is great to spend a languid afternoon watching the sunset.
Things to do in Corfu in November
On the first Sunday in November, people gather to watch the St. Spyridon celebrations. St. Spyridon is the patron saint of Corfu and on this Sunday his body is carried around the town's street accompanied by processions and all of Corfu Town's philharmonic bands.
People who come to Corfu outside the normal tourist season may be interested in visiting the birthplace of the Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip was born in 1921 in the Mon Repos Palace. The palace is located on the top of Analipsis hill, near Kanoni and as well as wandering around the museum, you can enjoy long walks in the surrounding park. Built as a summer residence for the British Lord High Commissioner Frederick Adam, the villa has famously served as the home and even birthplace of several European royal members.
For those who enjoy nightlife, head over to the nearby resort of Sidari, on the north coast of the island. This area is popular with British tourists looking to party all night. Accommodation is cheap and everything from apartments to villas are available for rent. Even off season, you can explore the many coves that dot the shoreline.