November Weather Averages for Toronto, Canada
What's the Weather Like in Toronto in November
Winter chills appear in November. Daily overall averages are 8˚C (46˚F), with a high of 2˚C (36˚F) and a low of 5˚C (41˚F). The weather is similar to that in Geneva, Switzerland and Kushiro, Japan.
Close to the yearly low of three hours a day from December to February, November has five hours of sunshine a day.
What's the Weather Like in Toronto in November
Rain is moderate and consistent throughout the year and November follows suit with 50 mm of rain falling over 14 days.
Sunrise and Sunset
The duration of daylight is constantly decreasing in November. On November 1, the sun rises at 7:53 am and sets at 6:08 pm, creating 10:14 hours of daylight. On November 30, with the least daylight of the month, the sun comes up at 7:29 am and goes down at 4:42 pm, with 9:12 total hours of daylight.
Winds are moderate in November, with gusts peaking at 14 m/s, dropping to 0.3 m/s and averaging at 5 m/s.
Toronto Hotels in November
Stay like a celebrity at a high-end downtown hotel with luxurious amenities. Check into a high-rise suite with sweeping city views, the country's largest hotel with multiple pools or a simple guestroom that puts you close to the city's cultural attractions. Toronto hotels meet the wishes of every traveller.
Madonna, 50 Cent and Gwyneth Paltrow have all stayed at SoHo Metropolitan. The high-end hotel in Toronto's downtown has guestrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, rich Italian linens, and marble bathrooms featuring heated floors, deep soaking tubs and Molton Brown bath amenities. Reserve a suite to enjoy a spacious dressing room and a living room. Dine on gourmet cuisine at the Asian-inspired eatery Luckee that was established by celebrity chef Susur Lee. If you're looking to explore the vibrant downtown scene, you can hop into a luxury sedan that will ferry you for free.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
A high-rise option downtown, Sheraton Centre lies in the centre of Toronto's bustling entertainment district while still offering a serene escape on two acres with gardens and waterfalls. Relaxed guestrooms have flat-screen TVs and desks, while suites include living rooms, pull-out sofas and marble bathrooms with spa tubs. The BnB bistro serves breakfast classics and lunch favourites during the day and sees an evening crowd turn out for craft beers, fine wines and trendy cocktails. Stroll the gardens before plunging into one of the city's largest heated indoor pools. And why not enjoy a soothing treatment at Sense Spa?
The Chelsea Hotel is Canada's largest hotel. A staggering 1,590 guestrooms lie inside the downtown highrise that's two kilometres from the Royal Ontario Museum and three kilometres from the landmark CN Tower. Casual rooms have flat-screen TVs and balconies with impressive downtown views. Suites add kitchenettes and separate living areas while club-level accommodations offer access to a lounge with free continental breakfast. A massive family-friendly indoor pool has a water slide, while adults can enjoy an adults-only pool on the 27th floor. The on-site pub is a popular venue for live music while a glass-enclosed fitness centre offers workouts with glorious views.
Howard Johnson Inn Toronto Downtown West
Howard Johnson Inn Toronto Downtown West is five kilometres from the Art Gallery of Toronto and seven kilometres from the Hockey Hall of Fame. Standard air-conditioned guestrooms have flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers, while upgraded rooms add spa tubs and separate seating areas. Enjoy an outdoor swimming pool and access to a golf course. Pets are welcome at the hotel that has an on-site pizza restaurant and offers a daily complimentary continental breakfast.
Toronto Beach for November
Marie Curtis Park Beach
To set off on a brisk winter walk through nature, begin at Marie Curtis Park Beach. You'll find a walking trail where the Etobicoke Creek meets Lake Ontario. Take the path to wind through woods with towering trees and cross over a picturesque bridge.
Bars and Restaurants
Savour old-fashioned Italian dishes in an upscale setting, share Spanish tapas with friends at a casual pub or indulge at deep-fried seafood favourites at a lively market. Toronto's bars and restaurants offer tastes that span the globe.
Carisma offers a fine-dining experience with a family restaurant feel. Owners Michael and Margi Pagliaro often greet guests at the upscale eatery that specialises in old-fashioned Italian cuisine. With a decor that matches their warm hospitality, the restaurant serves generous helpings of roasted chicken with vegetables, grilled calamari and pasta dishes with truffle oil. Savour scallops with tomato eggplant and mozzarella. Carisma is open from 12 pm to 10:30 pm from Monday to Friday and from 5 pm to 11 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
LUCI Restaurant offers homemade Italian cuisine in a romantic setting that exudes elegance at prices that are more affordable than one might expect. An interior with rich natural wood flooring and muted tones sets a romantic stage for a dinner of Italian-inspired dishes such as spinach fettuccine with smoked eggplant and Woolwich goat cheese. Savour dishes such as pork loin stuffed with brie and sauteed apples. Top your meal with a decadent white chocolate truffle. LUCI is open Tuesday to Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm.
The Tilted Dog Pub & Kitchen
The Tilted Dog Pub & Kitchen offers farm-to-table fare in Cabbagetown. Dine on a patio or in a charming interior to enjoy locally sourced ingredients in classic fare from burgers and fajitas, to steak frites and schnitzel. Sharing plates are available with a selection of Latin-inspired tapas, and egg dishes are popular for Sunday brunch. They have live music a few times a week and a regular trivia night. The Tilted Dog opens daily at 11:30 am, closing at 1 am from Monday to Thursday, at 2 am on Friday and Saturday and at 12 am on Sunday.
Buster's Sea Cove
Stroll past a myriad of dining options at the St Lawrence Market to find Buster's Sea Cove. Servings since 1992, the seafood eatery has a popular lunch counter that turns out some of the market's best batter and fried haddock halibut and other tender varieties of the sea. Be prepared for a chaotic scene, and keep in mind that its popularity only proves the quality of the meal you're about to enjoy. Buster's is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm.
Things to do in Toronto in November
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
With a central downtown location, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is the country's largest indoor aquariam and home to the world's largest exhibition of jellyfish. Get up close to marine life at shark and stingray touch pools. Take in one of the daily dive shows and get close and personal with Halloween Crabs. The more adventurous will enjoy the moving sidewalk of the Dangerous Lagoon exhibit, while the hypnotic movements of the Blue Blubber Jellyfish offer a more tranquil experience.
St Lawrence Market
St Lawrence Market is more than just a place for produce. You can browse an amazing array of farm-fresh fare including speciality cheeses, meat and hearty baked goods. You'll also find unique artisan works for sale, cooking classes and live music. Dine at an upscale eatery or pull up a stool at a bustling lunch counter. Popular with locals and visitors alike, the market has been around for over 200 years.
Visit Union Station
Opened in 1858, Union Station offers a grand window into a more-elegant time. Stroll its cavernous Great Hall and admire the intricate stonework that was erected in the 1920s. Descend to the lover level to find a handful of select shops and restaurants. In the Union Spaces pop-up area you're apt to find vendors selling goods such as artisanal chocolate or offering on-the-go beauty treatments.
Aga Khan Museum
Honouring the city's rich Muslim history, the Aga Khan Museum has displays of Islamic art and culture in a complex that is itself a work of art. Walk the ultra-modern grounds that sit high atop a hill to enjoy reflection pools and tree-lined expanses. Inside, discover unique artwork from the Middle East at galleries, exhibition halls and a library.