A stretch of warmer-than-usual November days is projected to end this week, with highs set to drop about 20 degrees starting Tuesday.
After highs in the low 70s on Monday along the Wasatch Front, Tuesday will bring a slight chance of rain and highs in the 50s, according to the National Weather Service.
The first half of November has been exceptionally warm, with half of daily highs more than 5 degrees warmer than average, and about a third of daily highs more than 10 degrees warmer.
But after Tuesday, temperatures will drop back below average, with highs in the 40s and 50s and lows in the 20s and 30s.
Average daily highs have exceeded norms for most months this year, according to weather service data. June’s temperatures were the most exceptional, with an average of high of 94 — nearly 10 degrees higher than normal.
In Logan, highs are forecast to drop from 65 on Monday to 47 on Tuesday and remain in the 40s into the weekend. Cedar City is forecast to see highs in the 50s after Tuesday, with St. George dropping from the 70s to the mid-60s.
Farther east, Vernal’s high will be 56 on Tuesday, then temperatures will be in the 40s for the rest of the week, with no rain or snow predicted. Moab’s highs will fall from the 60s to the 50s, with dry skies throughout the week.