Average Weather in October in Forest Meadows California, United States
In Forest Meadows, the month of October is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 11°F, from 77°F to 65°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 86°F or dropping below 55°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 8°F, from 52°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 60°F.
For reference, on July 28, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Forest Meadows typically range from 61°F to 87°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 50°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 Forest Meadows experiences very rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 20% to 37%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 80% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 90%.
Cloud Cover in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Forest Meadows, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 8% and ending it at 17%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on August 6.
Probability of Precipitation in October
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Forest Meadows is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 0.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.1 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.9 inches or falls below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Forest Meadows, 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, 10 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 21 seconds, and weekly decrease of 16 minutes, 24 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 36 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 46 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Forest Meadows is 6:57 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 29 minutes later at 7:26 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:43 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 41 minutes earlier at 6:03 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Forest Meadows 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 5:38 AM and sets 14 hours, 49 minutes later, at 8:28 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:14 AM and sets 9 hours, 31 minutes later, at 4:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Forest Meadows is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 10, 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 Forest Meadows is essentially constant during October, remaining around 2.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.1 miles per hour, while on September 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Forest Meadows is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 1.7 kWh, from 5.4 kWh to 3.7 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 Forest Meadows are 38.169 deg latitude, -120.407 deg longitude, and 2,861 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Forest Meadows contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,274 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,018 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,377 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,562 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Forest Meadows is covered by shrubs (75%) and trees (23%), within 10 miles by shrubs (47%) and trees (44%), and within 50 miles by trees (31%) and shrubs (28%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Forest Meadows 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Forest Meadows.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Forest Meadows 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 Forest Meadows is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Forest Meadows and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Placerville Airport (39%, 68 kilometers, northwest); Modesto City-County Airport (18%, 77 kilometers, southwest); Stockton Metropolitan Airport (17%, 78 kilometers, southwest); Bridgeport Sonora Junction (13%, 80 kilometers, east); and Lake Tahoe Airport (14%, 89 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .