Average Weather in October in Gas City Indiana, United States
In Gas City, the month of October is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 13°F, from 71°F to 58°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 82°F or dropping below 44°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 51°F to 41°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 63°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Gas City typically range from 66°F to 84°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 21°F to 34°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 Gas City experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 36% to 47%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 64% of the time.
For reference, on January 2, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 62%, while on August 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Gas City, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 24% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 41% on May 28, and its lowest chance is 19% on February 7.
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 Gas City is essentially constant, remaining about 2.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 4.6 inches or falling below 1.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Gas City, 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, 16 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 33 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 51 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 28 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 45 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Gas City is 7:39 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 32 minutes later at 8:11 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:24 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 44 minutes earlier at 6:40 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Gas City 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 6:12 AM and sets 15 hours, 4 minutes later, at 9:16 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:02 AM and sets 9 hours, 17 minutes later, at 5:19 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Gas City is gradually decreasing during October, falling from 4% to 0% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 48% 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 Gas City is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 5.1 miles per hour to 6.0 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 15, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.9 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Gas City is decreasing during October, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 4.4 kWh to 2.9 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 Gas City are 40.487 deg latitude, -85.613 deg longitude, and 856 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Gas City is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 79 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 845 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (259 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (755 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Gas City is covered by cropland (57%) and artificial surfaces (36%), within 10 miles by cropland (90%), and within 50 miles by cropland (92%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Gas City 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 Gas City.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Gas City 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 Gas City is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Gas City and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Delaware County Regional Airport (45%, 34 kilometers, southeast); Kokomo Municipal Airport (38%, 38 kilometers, west); and Fort Wayne International Airport (17%, 64 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .