November Weather Averages for San Francisco
What's the Weather like in San Francisco in November
November is getting colder in San Francisco, USA, as winter and the rainy season begins. The average temperature in this month is 130C. For those looking for a little more sun and wanting to participate in outdoor activities, it might be better for visit in July or August when the temperatures are warmer and there is less rain. The average high and low temperatures in this month ar...
What's the Weather like in San Francisco in November
November is getting colder in San Francisco, USA, as winter and the rainy season begins. The average temperature in this month is 130C. For those looking for a little more sun and wanting to participate in outdoor activities, it might be better for visit in July or August when the temperatures are warmer and there is less rain. The average high and low temperatures in this month are from 100C to a high of 170C. The highest recorded temperature at this time of year was in 1966 when the city reached 300C and the lowest recorded was in 1994 when it only got to 40C.
The amount of rain expected is increasing this month and the average rainfall in November is 64mm that falls over 7 days in the month. The rain is likely to be light or moderate, but can become heavy at times, so it is a good idea to take an umbrella when out sightseeing. Precipitation varies from year to year depending on the El Nio which brings warmer wetter conditions or cooler, dryer La Nia years that bring less rain. The wettest November on record was in 1984 when 162mm of rain fell in the month, and the driest was in 1995 when only 12mm rain fell.
The average hours of sunshine in this month is 8 hours and the length of the days is gradually decreasing as winter begins. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by around 50 minutes. The latest sunrise is at the start of the month at around 6.40am and the latest sunset is also at the beginning of the month and is at around 6.30pm. Cloud cover is gradually increasing during the month and ranges from55% to 65% on most days.
Humidity and Average Sea Temperature
Humidity ranges from 50% to 90% in this month and it tends to be more humid at the end of the month. Sea temperatures are dropping at this time of year and are at 140C. The wind speed varies from 0 m/s to 8 m/s and tends to drop towards the end of the month. A 25 day forecast is available for detailed travel planning for the coming weeks.
San Francisco Hotels in November
For visitors looking for nightlife in the city, a good place to stay is SoMa. A neighbourhood with an urban vibe, there are plenty of bars, clubs and restaurants to keep you entertained, while museums and shopping is an option during the colder November days. While here, stay at the 4* W San Francisco, located opposite the Yerba Buena gardens and a short walk to the shops at Union square. This hotel offers restaurant, bar, fitness centre and spa, with concierge service and business centre with internet access.
The 4* Club Quarters hotel is centrally located in the Financial district, and a short walk to Market street and all the tourist attraction of downtown San Francisco, such as Chinatown, Union square and North beach. This hotel offers contemporary furnishings with Wi-Fi throughout, an onsite restaurant and bar, concierge service, fitness centre and kitchenettes available in some rooms.
A stay in Union square is a good option for those looking to do some early Christmas shopping in November. The 4* Warwick hotel is situated close to Union square and all the shops, museums and the city's theatre and art scene. This hotel is newly renovated and reflects the building's authentic history while bringing modern touches to the décor. With a restaurant, bar/lounge and room service, the Warwick hotel combines luxury with a home away from home feeling.
Bars and Restaurants
For visitors looking for authentic Chinese cuisine, head to Chinatown and try House of Nanking restaurant. With a constantly changing menu, traditional recipes that have been updated and improved upon, and knowledgeable staff who will help you choose your perfect meal, this restaurant is clean, fast and efficient and a great place to go with friends.
For a meal and drinks at Pier 39, try Hard Rock Cafe. This well-known established restaurant serves up great food and large portions for those with a big appetite. Rock and roll themed memorabilia and great music is also what this restaurant is known for as well as fast, friendly service, steaks and salads for all tastes. The atmosphere is fun and is suitable for kids and adults of all ages.
Things to do in San Francisco in November
The Aquarium at Pier 39 is the perfect way to spend a cold November day. Located at the waters edge, there are 20,000 local sea creatures with three main exhibit areas enabling you to explore the variety of marine life that lives around the bay area. Sharks, jellyfish, and rays await you as you walk through underwater tunnels and see the animals swimming over your head. Hand feed the animals, enjoy naturalist presentations and interactive behind the scenes tours will make this a great day out for all ages.
For a more cultural activity, try the Palace of fine arts in the Marina district. This monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, it features lagoons and walkways and is a popular attraction for tourists and locals and is a peaceful area to spend a few hours.
November events in San Francisco
Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party
5th November 2018 to 15th November 2018
The Great Dickens Christmas fair and Victorian Holiday Party is held at the Cow Palace Exhibition hall every year during November and December. This event will allow the Victorian London into the Bay Area where thousands will be able to celebrate in the way Charles Dickens did before too. There will be 6 stages of great entertainment where you will be guaranteed of a very entertaining holiday with activities such as walking around with the dance parties, traditional pub hopping, holiday shopping and so much more in this festival.
San Rafael Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland
12th November 2018 to 28th November 2018
This Event is an annual holiday which is held at the downtown San Rafael 4th street, B street and Lootens Place every Thanksgiving. This is a two day festival with a parade, live entertainment, Holiday Market, tree lighting ceremony and lots of snow. There will be snow sledding which is free for all and transforms the city into a Winter Wonderland.
San Francisco Hip Hop Dancefest
12th November 2018 to 24th November 2018
The San Francisco Hip hop Dance Fest is a competition in dancing held annually at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre in the Marina District of San Francisco which is already a historical landmark. This festival will feature dance groups of hip hop competing from around the world to showcase each of their talent in this 3 day event. Previous performers were, Funkanometry SF, Plague and Soul Sector. Dates to be confirmed for 2015.