Average Weather in October in Mission Hills California, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 72°F to 70°F, rarely falling below 62°F or exceeding 82°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 72°F on October 3.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 52°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 40°F or exceeding 57°F.
For reference, on October 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Mission Hills typically range from 51°F to 72°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 40°F to 62°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in October
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on October. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in October
The month of October in Mission Hills experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 13% to 26%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 87% of the time.
For reference, on February 18, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 45%, while on August 13, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 93%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Mission Hills, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 3% and ending it at 9%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 23% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 29.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Mission Hills is increasing, starting the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.7 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Mission Hills, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 2 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 4 seconds, and weekly decrease of 14 minutes, 25 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 47 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 49 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Mission Hills is 6:56 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 25 minutes later at 7:21 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:45 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 37 minutes earlier at 6:08 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Mission Hills during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during October, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:49 AM and sets 14 hours, 29 minutes later, at 8:18 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:05 AM and sets 9 hours, 50 minutes later, at 4:54 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Mission Hills is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 6, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in October
The average hourly wind speed in Mission Hills is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 8.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 24, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.5 miles per hour, while on October 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.7 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during October is 8.7 miles per hour on October 24.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
Mission Hills is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Mission Hills is essentially constant during October, remaining around 61°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in October
The growing season in Mission Hills typically lasts for 10 months (303 days), from around February 7 to around December 7, rarely starting after March 28, or ending before November 16.
The month of October in Mission Hills is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in October
The average accumulated growing degree days in Mission Hills are increasing during October, increasing by 272°F, from 2,030°F to 2,302°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Mission Hills is decreasing during October, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 5.7 kWh to 4.2 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in October
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Mission Hills are 34.693 deg latitude, -120.434 deg longitude, and 361 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Mission Hills contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 656 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 347 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,077 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,814 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Mission Hills is covered by cropland (42%), shrubs (34%), artificial surfaces (11%), and grassland (11%), within 10 miles by grassland (48%) and shrubs (22%), and within 50 miles by water (53%) and shrubs (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Mission Hills year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Mission Hills.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Mission Hills according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Mission Hills is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Mission Hills and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Lompoc Airport (72%, 4.2 kilometers, southwest); Santa Maria Airport (18%, 23 kilometers, north); and Santa Ynez Airport (10%, 34 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .