Boston Weather in November

Averages By Month

November Overview

The weather in November in Boston starts to become wintery. If you are lucky you might even see some snow with 3 inches of snowfall on average for the month. The temperatures range between 38°F and 52°F (3°C and 11°C). In the absence of snow, you will have 8 rainy days on average in November. The sun shines for 5 hours each day and the Atlantic Ocean has a water temperature of 52°F (11°C).

It is colder in November but on the upside it’s one of the least busy months in Boston meaning that you will have less crowds around all the attractions and much better deals on hotels. Thanksgiving in Boston is a great happening with various activities from Black Friday Shopping to Thanksgiving dinners. You can also start your Christmas shopping at the Boston Christmas Festival.

High and Low Temperature in November °F

Water Temperature in November °F

Current Weather Boston

68°F broken clouds
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Boston

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

37° 39° 46° 57° 67° 77° 82° 81° 73° 62° 52° 42°

Low °F

22° 24° 31° 41° 50° 59° 66° 65° 58° 47° 38° 28°


5 6 7 7 9 10 10 9 8 7 5 5

Rain days

8 7 8 8 8 8 6 7 6 7 8 9

Water °F

13° 11°

Boston Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Boston

The best time to visit Boston is probably between May and October. You can expect highs in the 70s°F (20s°C). Summers are busier and more expensive but the lovely and warm weather will make your explorations of this great city even more enjoyable.

Early fall still offers great sightseeing conditions and is less crowded. Winters are very cold and snowy. It is the best time to visit if you are after some winter-snow-fun. But make sure to pack warmclothes and boots with temperatures hovering around the freezing point.

Things to know about Boston

If you still think of Boston as this very old fashioned place full of people with cylinder hats and snobbish students, you really must go and see for yourself that things have changed. Nowadays you will find a modern, happy and colorful city which still has a lot of history to offer too. Below you find a guide taking you through the historic Boston as well as its modern twists. 

Beacon Hill to Chinatown

Faneuil Hall to Harvard

‘Little Eataly’ to Paul Revere House

Public Garden to Trinity Church

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