Average Weather in October in Madera California, United States
In Madera, the month of October is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 13°F, from 86°F to 73°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 96°F or dropping below 64°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 8°F, from 55°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 61°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Madera typically range from 63°F to 97°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 55°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 Madera experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 17% to 31%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 83% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 51%, while on August 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Madera, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 4% and ending it at 12%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 28% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 14.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Madera is increasing, starting the month at 0.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.2 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.5 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Madera, 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, 7 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 14 seconds, and weekly decrease of 15 minutes, 41 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 40 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 47 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Madera is 6:55 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 28 minutes later at 7:23 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:43 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 39 minutes earlier at 6:03 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Madera during 2017, 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 5:41 AM and sets 14 hours, 42 minutes later, at 8:23 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:09 AM and sets 9 hours, 37 minutes later, at 4:47 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Madera is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 27, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% 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 Madera is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 2.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.5 miles per hour, while on January 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Madera is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 1.6 kWh, from 5.4 kWh to 3.8 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 Madera are 36.961 deg latitude, -120.061 deg longitude, and 266 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Madera is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 39 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 268 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (210 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (9,203 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Madera is covered by artificial surfaces (57%) and cropland (40%), within 10 miles by cropland (79%) and grassland (18%), and within 50 miles by cropland (49%) and grassland (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Madera 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Madera.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Madera 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 Madera is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Madera and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .