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For other uses, see November (disambiguation).

November is the eleventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days.

November begins (astrologically) with the sun in the sign of Scorpio and ends in the sign of Sagittarius. Astronomically speaking, the sun begins in the constellation of Libra, passes through Scorpius from approximately the 24th through the 29th and ends in the constellation of Ophiuchus, which is the only zodiacal constellation that is not counted as an astrological sign.

The name is from the Latin novem for "nine". November was the ninth month in the Roman calendar until a monthless winter period (summer in the southern hemisphere) was divided between January and February.

In old Japanese calendar, the month is called Shimo tsuki (霜月).


Events in November

November, from the Très riches heures du duc de Berry
November, from the Très riches heures du duc de Berry


  • November begins on the same day of the week as March every year and also February except in leap years.
  • November's flower is the chrysanthemum.
  • November's birthstone is the topaz.

Other names

  • In Finnish, November is called marraskuu, meaning "month of the dead".

See also

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
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