~ The Natural World: November weather ~
November can bring a variety of changes in the weather to many different regions. Among the long shadows of autumn, cold temperatures, winds and snow begin the transition to winter in the northern hemisphere.
Snow melt from a roof forms into icicles in Bozeman, Mont., Nov. 11.
Pastor Len Crow rides his horse Music through winter weather near Cremona, Alberta, Nov. 1. Crow is on a five month 11,000 kilometre trip riding from Dead Horse, Alaska to Guadalajara, Mexico, to raise funds for children's homes in Mexico, Cambodia, Philippines, Guatemala and Indi
Windshield wipers are raised as light rain mixed with freezing rain fell on the First Addition neighborhood of Lake Oswego, Ore, Nov. 13.
A person walks under the rain with an umbrella in Lyon on Nov. 4. Some 6,500 homes were left without power in the Ardeche department, south of Lyon, after heavy rains and strong winds raged through the area, which has been placed on orange alert (the second highest weather warning) along with 14 other departments in the south-east.
Snow-covered horses graze a pasture near Cremona, Alta., Nov. 9, during the first heavy snow fall of the season. Heavy snow and plunging temperatures are expected to hit the Upper Midwest section of the United States this week, leaving as much of a foot of snow in its wake and pushing thermometer readings down 20- to 40- degrees overnight.
Some snow accumulation could be seen along the Blue Hills Reservation summit in Milton, Mass.
A man walks around the top of the sea-wall as a seagull flies by, in Southsea, near Portsmouth, England,Nov. 13. The recent calm weather seems to be changing, as winds and rain are predicted across many parts of Britain over the coming days.
Dark clouds fill the Autumn sky over the jetty in Andernos, southwestern France, Nov. 4.
A man stands at the end of a landing stage during morning mist at lake Starnberg, southern Germany, Nov. 11.
A woman walks her dog next to Prospect Lake as snow falls in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 11.
A maple leaf is lodged amidst blades of grass that are encased in ice Wednesday afternoon Nov. 12, in Salina, Kan.
A long exposure shot shows boats fastened at the Lake View picnic point as the sun sets in Islamabad, Pakistan,
A man stops to take a picture of the foggy landscape in front of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York, Nov. 12.
Snow lies on the peaks of the Herzogstand (L) and Heimgarten in Prenzberg, southern Germany, Nov. 6.
A surfer rides a wave in Varazze, near Genova, as bad weather creates big swell in the Mediterranean Sea on Nov.13.
Red deer graze following the end of the rutting season on Nov. 12, 2014 in Glen Etive, Scotland. The rutting season sees the large red deer stags compete against each other for mating rights and can be heard roaring and bellowing.
A light dusting of snow clings to a Japanese Maple leaf in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Nov. 10.
An aerial view shows teenagers playing football in a park of Robecco sul Naviglio, Italy on a sunny autumn day on Nov. 2.
An Indian man covers himself with a plastic sheet and walks on a street during sudden rainfall in Hyderabad, India, Nov. 12. Temperatures dropped due to unseasonal rainfall in Hyderabad.