Average Weather in September in Terra Bella California, United States
In Terra Bella, the month of September is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 7°F, from 94°F to 87°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 100°F or dropping below 77°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 6°F, from 61°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 68°F.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Terra Bella typically range from 65°F to 97°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 56°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in September
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on September. 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 September
The month of September in Terra Bella experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 10% to 14%.
The clearest day of the month is September 7, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 91% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 48%, while on August 9, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover in September
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Terra Bella, the chance of a wet day over the course of September is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1% and ending it at 4%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 23% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 2.
Probability of Precipitation in September
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during September in Terra Bella is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in September
Over the course of September in Terra Bella, 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, 5 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 14 seconds, and weekly decrease of 15 minutes, 40 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is September 30, with 11 hours, 50 minutes of daylight and the longest day is September 1, with 12 hours, 55 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in September
The earliest sunrise of the month in Terra Bella is 6:28 AM on September 1 and the latest sunrise is 22 minutes later at 6:50 AM on September 30.
The latest sunset is 7:23 PM on September 1 and the earliest sunset is 42 minutes earlier at 6:40 PM on September 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Terra Bella during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during September, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:39 AM and sets 14 hours, 36 minutes later, at 8:16 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:03 AM and sets 9 hours, 43 minutes later, at 4:46 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in September
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Terra Bella is essentially constant during September, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 1, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 September
The average hourly wind speed in Terra Bella is essentially constant during September, remaining around 2.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.3 miles per hour, while on November 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in September
Wind Direction in September
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Terra Bella is decreasing during September, falling by 1.4 kWh, from 7.1 kWh to 5.7 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in September
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Terra Bella are 35.962 deg latitude, -119.044 deg longitude, and 479 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Terra Bella contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 121 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 479 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,077 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (13,028 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Terra Bella is covered by cropland (77%), artificial surfaces (11%), and grassland (10%), within 10 miles by cropland (58%) and grassland (36%), and within 50 miles by cropland (42%) and grassland (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Terra Bella 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 Terra Bella.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Terra Bella 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 Terra Bella is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Terra Bella and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Porterville Municipal Airport (94%, 8 kilometers, north); Meadows Field (4.5%, 59 kilometers, south); and Ridgecrest Community Hospital Heliport (1.3%, 126 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .