Goa in November
In November Goa officially opens the holiday season and all the tourist bases start to get busy. The difference with the previous months is that this is where the start of package tours begins, hotels are filling up and the population of beaches increases significantly.
By November they have issued permits for temporary structures and the number of beach Shaks also apparently increases. In November, flea markets are popular, like the flea market in Anjuna and night market in Arpora, who are true community centers and irrevocable parts of the Goa tourism brand. A whole calendar of music festivals, Goa trance parties and cultural events is becoming more saturated, especially in the second half of the month. A period of "Full moon" parties and festivals on the coast take place.
The weather in Goa in November rarely manifests whims. There is almost no wind and the rainfall averages about 21 mm, about 2 rainy days. The daylight increases to up to 11 hours of sunshine per day. The amplitude of the temperature also increases slightly, the heat reaches 33° C, and at night falls to to 22° C, sometimes even to less than 20. This means that if you plan for nightly entertainment or an early rise, the wardrobe in preparation for a trip to Goa demands for some warm clothes. Ultraviolet index (UV index) is about 11, humidity is also still high after monsoon rains and episodic rains.
Sea water is good for swimming, with average daily temperatures of around 29° C. There may be quite strong currents and surf, so inept swimmers better not stray too far from the shore. But it offers a variety of water sports, where you can try your talent under the guidance of experienced instructors.
Going on a beach holiday in Goa in November, we can expect that there will spend a lot of time at the famous white sands of Goan beaches, although, of course, sometimes the weather is unpredictable. But as a rule, short rains in November happen but it is very unlike that it will interfere with your time to sunbathe and swim in the sea.
In November you will feel the beneficial effects of the recently passed monsoon season in Goa. The nature meets each traveler with lush greenery, rich tropical colors and high-water rivers. Visiting parks, spice plantations, waterfalls at this time is an unforgettable experience. On fruit and vegetable markets there is an abundance of produce and exotic fruits like pineapple, papaya and watermelon are sold at affordable prices in November.
The month of November coincides with the most grandiose holiday in India — Diwali, the festival of lights and the victory of Krishna over the demons. In Goa, this holiday is different and has a special atmosphere created by the tradition of the local people to make huge stuffed animals and then burn them at the stake.