This report describes the typical weather at the Jasper Warden (Jasper Warden, Alberta, Canada) weather station over the course of an average October. It is based on the historical records from 2004 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Jasper Warden, Alberta has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (84%) and tundra (14%).
The month of October is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 57°F to 44°F over the course of the month, exceeding 68°F or dropping below 36°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of October, the length of the day is very rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 2:01 hours, implying an average day-over-day decrease of 3.9 minutes.
The shortest day of the month is October 31 with 9:32 hours of daylight; the longest day is October 1 with 11:33 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 7:55am on October 1; the latest sunset is at 7:29pm on October 1; the latest sunrise is at 8:50am on October 31; the earliest sunset is at 6:22pm on October 31.
Daylight savings time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in October, so the entire month is in daylight time.
This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.
There is either very little precipitation at this location in October, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in October or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 37% (comfortable) to 95% (very humid) over the course of a typical October, rarely dropping below 23% (dry) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around October 2, at which time the relative humidity drops below 44% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around October 7, rising above 93% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical October, the dew point typically varies from 21°F (dry) to 38°F (dry) and is rarely below 13°F (dry) or above 45°F (dry).
Over the course of October typical wind speeds vary from 1 mph to 6 mph (calm to light breeze), rarely exceeding 10 mph (gentle breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 3 mph (light air) occurs around October 3, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 6 mph (light breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 3 mph (light air) occurs around October 29, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 6 mph (light breeze).