Key West Weather in November

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November Overview

Compared to October, the air temperature slightly decreases in November, ranging from 72°F (22°C) to 81°F (27°C). The sea temperature, amounting to 78°F (26°C), is still warm and enjoyable for swimming activities in the ocean. November also marks the start of the dry season. With around six rainy days, this month is not very humid, suggesting that you can plan outside adventures for your visit in Key West without getting surprised by heavy downpours. The sun shines for an average of almost eight hours per day. November also marks the end of hurricane season. Even though chances for hurricanes to occur in November are small, it is definitely recommended to check the hurricane forecast for your safety.

If you are a fan of water races, make sure to check out the Key West Offshore World Championship, a popular event taking place for several days in November. Get captured by the suspense of boats racing and experience the Boat Parade down Duval Street. For those interested in culture, take part in the Key West Film Festival. Over a period of several days in November, filmmakers and film enthusiasts come together, anticipating over 30 film screenings taking place at several locations on the island. November is also the time where the holiday season begins. Kick it off by experiencing the Harbor Walk of Lights, a traditional event where the Key West Christmas tree gets officially lighted. At the end of November, you can take part in the Thanksgiving Day All Day Water Adventure, an event that brings a tropical breeze to your usual Thanksgiving traditions. The adventure includes breakfast and lunch, paired with activities such as snorkeling, parasailing, jet skiing, and many more.

High and Low Temperature in November °F

Water Temperature in November °F

Current Weather Key West

85°F few clouds
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Key West

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

76° 77° 80° 83° 86° 89° 90° 91° 89° 86° 81° 78°

Low °F

66° 67° 69° 73° 76° 79° 81° 81° 79° 77° 72° 68°


8 9 10 11 11 11 11 10 9 8 8 8

Rain days

7 5 5 5 8 11 12 15 16 12 6 6

Water °F

71° 71° 73° 78° 81° 83° 86° 87° 86° 83° 78° 75°

Key West Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Key West

As the area of Key West is characterized by traits of tropical climates, air and water temperatures remain typically warm throughout the whole year. However, the amount of rainfall shows significant monthly variations: From May through October, rainy days are very common with an average temperature of 84°F (29°C). This is the wet season. In the dry season however, days only have minimal rain but a lot of sunny and dry weather. The average temperature is slightly less than in the wet season at  74°F (23°C). Yet the range of monthly temperature averages only amounts to 15°F (8°C), implying that there are hardly any variations in temperature throughout the year. Taking the hurricane season into account as well, which occurs from June to November, the best time to pay a visit to Key West is from December to April. Accordingly, Key West has its highest visitor count in the months of December and January. During fall however, the numbers of visitors are at a minimum.

Days in Key West during the wet season (May through October) are characterized by rain and humidity. Heavy showers, especially during morning time, shortly followed by strong sunlight are typical. Precipitation reaches a peak in August through October being additionally affected by hurricanes and tropical thunderstorms at times. Visiting Key West during these months, rapidly changing weather conditions have to be expected.

Dry season (November through April) brings a lot of sunny days with low precipitation levels to Key West. Due to the dry climate, the average precipitation amounts to only 40 mm per year, causing Key West to be the driest place within Florida. While low rainfall is favorable for visits, the temperature at this time of the year can be somewhat cooler than in summer.

Due to changeable weather situations, it is highly recommended to keep an eye on local weather reports during your journey in Key West particularly to avoid major storms during hurricane season.

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