Where to go in November

Are you planning a honeymoon holiday in November but not sure where to go?

If so, look no further – our warm weather world-wide guide brings you the best destinations to visit in November when the skies are mainly clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot (rather than scorching) and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.

Note: Weather data shows what you can expect on average in November at each destination, including night-time low temperature, daytime high temperature, hours of sunshine, days of rainfall, total monthly rainfall and sea temperature. To see more detailed weather information click on a destination.


November marks the transition from the wet to dry season in most of Southeast Asia: the first two weeks of November are usually wet, with better weather arriving in the second half of the month.

Thailand Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Hua Hin 24°C (75°F) 30°C (86°F) 7 hrs 7 days ≤ 80 mm 29°C (84°F)
Pattaya 24°C (75°F) 31°C (87°F) 6 hrs 7 days ≤ 55 mm 29°C (84°F)
Goa – India 22°C (71°F) 32°C (89°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 30 mm 29°C (84°F)


This is a good time to visit southeast Queensland, including the Whitsundays (despite an increase in rainfall), as well as the southern half Australia. The northern regions of the Northern Territories and Western Australia are uncomfortably hot.

Western Australia Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Margaret River 10°C (50°F) 25°C (77°F) 9 hrs 4 days ≤ 20 mm 19°C (66°F)
Monkey Mia 17°C (62°F) 30°C (86°F) 12 hrs 1 day ≤ 2 mm 22°C (71°F)
Perth 13°C (55°F) 27°C (80°F) 10 hrs 4 days ≤ 19 mm 20°C (68°F)
Cairns 22°C (71°F) 31°C (87°F) 8 hrs 8 days ≤ 69 mm 27°C (80°F)
Airlie Beach 20°C (68°F) 31°C (87°F) 9 hrs 6 days ≤ 49 mm 26°C (78°F)
Hamilton Island 23°C (73°F) 29°C (84°F) 9 hrs 5 days ≤ 25 mm 26°C (78°F)
The Whitsundays 23°C (73°F) 29°C (84°F) 9 hrs 5 days ≤ 25 mm 26°C (78°F)
Noosa Heads 14°C (57°F) 27°C (80°F) 9 hrs 6 days ≤ 29 mm 21°C (69°F)
Gold Coast 19°C (64°F) 27°C (80°F) 8 hrs 8 days ≤ 106 mm 24°C (75°F)

South Pacific

November marks the gradual end of the dry season and the start of the wet season, with rainfall more frequent towards the end of the month.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Bora Bora 24°C (75°F) 31°C (87°F) 7 hrs 10 days ≤ 98 mm 28°C (82°F)
Moorea 23°C (73°F) 30°C (86°F) 7 hrs 10 days ≤ 97 mm 27°C (80°F)
Tahiti 23°C (73°F) 30°C (86°F) 7 hrs 10 days ≤ 99 mm 27°C (80°F)
Cook Islands 21°C (70°F) 27°C (80°F) 6 hrs 9 days ≤ 102 mm 25°C (77°F)
Fiji 23°C (73°F) 31°C (87°F) 7 hrs 10 days ≤ 100 mm 27°C (80°F)
New Caledonia 21°C (70°F) 27°C (80°F) 8 hrs 7 days ≤ 55 mm 24°C (75°F)
Tonga 21°C (70°F) 28°C (82°F) 12 hrs 7 days ≤ 77 mm 25°C (77°F)
Vanuatu 20°C (64°F) 29°C (84°F) 8 hrs 9 days ≤ 88 mm 27°C (80°F)

Africa & Indian Ocean

November is an excellent time to visit Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt, and Mauritius.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Mauritius 21°C (69°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 2 days ≤ 13 mm 25°C (77°F)
Sharm el-Sheikh 19°C (66°F) 27°C (80°F) 9 hrs 1 day ≤ 2 mm 26°C (78°F)


The Caribbean is still hot and mainly wet as the rainy season transitions into the warm, dry season. However, both Aruba (despite brief rain showers in November) and the Bahamas are considered year-round destinations.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Aruba 26°C (78°F) 31°C (87°F) 8 hrs 10 days ≤ 85 mm 28°C (82°F)
Bahamas 21°C (69°F) 28°C (82°F) 7 hrs 9 days ≤ 90 mm 27°C (80°F)

North America

The islands of Hawaii and the Mexican beach resorts of Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta all offer perfect weather conditions in November.

Mexico Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Cabo San Lucas 19°C (66°F) 30°C (86°F) 7 hrs 1 day ≤ 10 mm 27°C (80°F)
Cancun 21°C (69°F) 29°C (84°F) 7 hrs 7 days ≤ 85 mm 27°C (80°F)
Merida 19°C (66°F) 31°C (87°F) 7 hrs 5 days ≤ 55 mm 27°C (80°F)
Puerto Vallarta 21°C (69°F) 30°C (86°F) 8 hrs 1 day ≤ 20 mm 28°C (82°F)
United States
O’ahu – Hawaii 22°C (71°F) 29°C (84°F) 6 hrs 9 days ≤ 55 mm 26°C (78°F)

Places to avoid in November

Australia – It's extremely hot in Northern Queensland, the Top End, the Red Centre and the northern half of Western Australia. Elsewhere is fine.

Caribbean – It's mainly hot, wet and windy (except for islands outside the hurricane belt, such as Aruba).

Europe – Europe is generally cold and wet as autumn turns to winter; only Cyprus, the south coast of Spain and Portugal have mild weather and reasonable amounts of sunshine.

South Pacific – This is the start of the hot, rainy season for most of the South Pacific islands.

Weather by month

Note: This weather guide is produced from meteorological data based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in addition to data sourced from the meteorology departments of each respective country.

Latest update: Where to go in November: 22 November, 2023

Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. weather data and conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable. We assume no responsibility and can not be held legally responsible for any decisions made on the basis of the information presented on this site.