Average Weather In October For Jasper Warden, Alberta, Canada

Location

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%).

Temperature

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.

Daily High and Low Temperature in October

The daily average low (blue) and high (red) temperature with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).
Daily low temperatures range from 25°F to 32°F, falling below 18°F or exceeding 41°F only one day in ten.

Fraction of Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands in October

The average fraction of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid (below 15°F), freezing (15°F to 32°F), cold (32°F to 50°F), cool (50°F to 65°F), comfortable (65°F to 75°F), warm (75°F to 85°F), hot (85°F to 100°F) and sweltering (above 100°F).
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Sun

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.

Daily Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line), with various degrees of daylight, twilight, and night, indicated by the color bands. From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray): full daylight, solar twilight (Sun is visible but less than 6° from the horizon), civil twilight (Sun is not visible but is less than 6° below the horizon), nautical twilight (Sun is between 6° and 12° below the horizon), astronomical twilight (Sun is between 12° and 18° below the horizon), and full night.

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.

Daily Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Savings Time in October

The solar day over the course of the year 2012 . From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (solar, civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight savings time are indicated by the "DST" labels.

Clouds

This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.

Precipitation

There is either very little precipitation at this location in October, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.

Snow

Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in October or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.

Humidity

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.

Relative Humidity in October

The average daily high (blue) and low (brown) relative humidity with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

Dew Point

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).

Dew Point in October

The daily average low (blue) and high (red) dew point with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).

Wind

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).

Wind Speed in October

The average daily minimum (red), maximum (green), and average (black) wind speed with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).
The wind is most often out of the south (38% of the time), south east (15% of the time), north (11% of the time), and south west (10% of the time). The wind is least often out of the east (3% of the time), north west (3% of the time), west (3% of the time), and north east (5% of the time).

Wind Directions in October

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions over the entire year. Values do not sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.

Fraction of Time Spent with Various Wind Directions in October

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions on a daily basis. Stacked values do not always sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.