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Disneyland in November
What to Expect at Disneyland in November
Halloweentime is over, but the Christmas holidays come right on its heels. The four-day Thanksgiving weekend, which starts on the fourth Thursday, is one of the busiest times of year at Disneyland.
Check the pros and cons of visiting Disneyland in fall.
Disneyland's November Hours
Daylight Saving Time starts early in the month, shortening your daylight hours.
Monday through Thursday: Open 10 to 11 hours per day
Friday through Sunday: Open 14 to 16 hours per day. Thanksgiving weekend (fourth Thursday through Saturday) will have weekend hours all four days
California Adventure hours may be shorter. Check November hours up to 6 weeks in advance.
November Closures at Disneyland
One advantage of the busier times at Disneyland is that all the rides will be running, except for big renovations that take many months and brief closures for routine maintenance.
Touringplans.com keeps a list of which rides are expected to be closed for refurbishment.Continue to 2 of 4 below.
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Disneyland Crowds and Events in November
Disneyland is busy in November, with lots of season pass holders coming to see the holiday decorations and others just enjoying the nice weather. Over Thanksgiving weekend, it will be extremely busy, and you'll need some strategies to keep you out of lines and having fun. Use this guide to our 7 favorite ways to stay out of line.
Use Is It Packed's crowd forecast calendar to get a day-by-day prediction.
- Tickets: You'll find it hard to get significant ticket discounts. Use the Disneyland Discounts Guide to find your options.
- Hotel Costs: Hotel costs will be going up and will be highest (and availability lowest) during Thanksgiving weekend. Use the Guide to the Best Hotel Rates at Disneyland to get some ideas that may help with the cost.
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What to Expect from Disneyland Weather in November
These averages can help you get a rough idea of what the weather will be like. It's only a guideline: California weather is just like it is where you live, different every year.
November starts to cool off, and on the average, there's more chance of rain, but you can still expect mostly sunny days and cool evenings.
At the extremes, Anaheim's record low temperature was 30°F (-1°C) and its record high was 108°F (42°C).
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- Average High Temperature: 70°F (21°C)
- Average Low Temperature: 53°F (12°C)
- Rain & Clouds Index: 2 inches (5 cm) rain
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What to Pack, What to Wear in November
November starts the rainy season, and we recommend a poncho or hooded rain jacket if it's expected. Umbrellas make it hard to move around, and they're a nuisance to stow every time you want to go on a ride.
Before you start packing your bags, take a look at the tested and proven tips in the Girls' Guide to Packing for Disneyland.
More Disneyland by Month
Summer's busy season is June, July, and August. Hours will be long, most rides will be open and there's lots of entertainment. It's also the most crowded time of year. That's when you'll definitely need to know these proven ways to spend less time standing in line at Disneyland.