Here's reason to like Malta in late November. Sunshine. Wore a short sleeve shirt to walk the dog this morning.
Our high will be around 22 (72F) our low will be around 16 (65)
Houghton Michigan's high will be -1 (around 30F) and its low will be -6 C. (oops forgot to look it up, but I'll guess the lower half of the 20sF).