Average Weather in October in Lake Odessa Michigan, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 12°F, from 65°F to 53°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 77°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 47°F to 38°F, rarely falling below 28°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Lake Odessa typically range from 62°F to 82°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 17°F to 30°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 Lake Odessa experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 38% to 49%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 62% of the time.
For reference, on January 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 68%, while on August 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Lake Odessa, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is decreasing, starting the month at 30% and ending it at 25%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 34% on August 5, and its lowest chance is 16% on January 29.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Lake Odessa is decreasing, starting the month at 3.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.7 inches or falls below 1.2 inches, and ending the month at 2.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.4 inches or falls below 0.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Lake Odessa, 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, 23 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 46 seconds, and weekly decrease of 19 minutes, 24 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 21 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 44 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Lake Odessa is 7:37 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 36 minutes later at 8:13 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:21 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 47 minutes earlier at 6:34 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Lake Odessa during 2018, 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 6:02 AM and sets 15 hours, 20 minutes later, at 9:22 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:07 AM and sets 9 hours, 2 minutes later, at 5:09 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Lake Odessa is gradually decreasing during October, falling from 3% to 0% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 28, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 35% of the time, while on November 16, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in October
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Lake Odessa is increasing during October, increasing from 9.9 miles per hour to 11.0 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 12, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.5 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
Lake Odessa is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Lake Odessa is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 9°F, from 62°F to 53°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in October
The growing season in Lake Odessa typically lasts for 5.5 months (166 days), from around April 30 to around October 13, rarely starting before April 12 or after May 20, and rarely ending before September 25 or after October 31.
During October in Lake Odessa, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 80% to 10% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in October
The average accumulated growing degree days in Lake Odessa are gradually increasing during October, increasing by 137°F, from 2,585°F to 2,722°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Lake Odessa is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 4.1 kWh to 2.6 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 Lake Odessa are 42.785 deg latitude, -85.138 deg longitude, and 856 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Lake Odessa is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 82 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 851 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (305 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (535 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Lake Odessa is covered by cropland (79%) and artificial surfaces (13%), within 10 miles by cropland (92%), and within 50 miles by cropland (66%) and trees (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Lake Odessa 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 Lake Odessa.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lake Odessa 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 Lake Odessa is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lake Odessa and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (30%, 33 kilometers, west); Fitch H Beach Airport (27%, 36 kilometers, southeast); Lansing, Capital City Airport (20%, 44 kilometers, east); W K Kellogg Airport (14%, 54 kilometers, south); and Gratiot Community Airport (10%, 70 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .