Average Weather in October in Bridgeport Alabama, United States
In Bridgeport, the month of October is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 10°F, from 77°F to 67°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 85°F or dropping below 56°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 56°F to 46°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 66°F.
For reference, on July 22, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Bridgeport typically range from 70°F to 89°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 32°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 Bridgeport experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 34% to 39%.
The clearest day of the month is October 2, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 66% of the time.
For reference, on January 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57%, while on September 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Bridgeport, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 22% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on July 9, and its lowest chance is 21% on October 15.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Bridgeport is essentially constant, remaining about 3.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 6.5 inches or falling below 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Bridgeport, 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, 5 seconds, and weekly decrease of 14 minutes, 33 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 46 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 Bridgeport is 6:37 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 25 minutes later at 7:03 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:26 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 37 minutes earlier at 5:49 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Bridgeport 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 5:29 AM and sets 14 hours, 31 minutes later, at 8:00 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:46 AM and sets 9 hours, 48 minutes later, at 4:35 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Bridgeport is rapidly decreasing during October, falling from 17% to 3% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 87% of the time, while on January 14, 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 Bridgeport is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 4.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.9 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Bridgeport is decreasing during October, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 4.9 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 Bridgeport are 34.948 deg latitude, -85.714 deg longitude, and 646 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Bridgeport contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 325 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 644 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,398 feet). Within 50 miles also contains very significant variations in elevation (1,877 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Bridgeport is covered by cropland (48%), trees (18%), water (17%), and artificial surfaces (12%), within 10 miles by trees (64%) and cropland (27%), and within 50 miles by trees (61%) and cropland (32%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Bridgeport and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Scottsboro Municipal Airport Word Field (42%, 39 kilometers, southwest); Lovell Field (31%, 48 kilometers, east); and Isbell Field (27%, 53 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .