Average Weather in October in Connell Washington, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 16°F, from 72°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 47°F or exceeding 82°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 47°F to 38°F, rarely falling below 28°F or exceeding 55°F.
For reference, on July 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Connell typically range from 62°F to 93°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 27°F to 36°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 Connell experiences very rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 38% to 55%.
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 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 67%, while on August 4, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 82%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Connell, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 8% and ending it at 18%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 26% on November 28, and its lowest chance is 3% on August 18.
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 Connell is increasing, starting the month at 0.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.9 inches, and ending the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.7 inches or falls below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Connell, 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, 36 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 3 minutes, 11 seconds, and weekly decrease of 22 minutes, 17 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 5 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 41 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Connell is 6:54 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 42 minutes later at 7:36 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:34 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 54 minutes earlier at 5:41 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Connell 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 5:01 AM and sets 15 hours, 51 minutes later, at 8:52 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:37 AM and sets 8 hours, 33 minutes later, at 4:10 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Connell is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 16, 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 Connell is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 7.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 27, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.6 miles per hour, while on August 31, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Connell typically lasts for 6.4 months (195 days), from around April 10 to around October 22, rarely starting before March 19 or after April 28, and rarely ending before October 4 or after November 9.
During October in Connell, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 94% to 26% 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 Connell are gradually increasing during October, increasing by 162°F, from 3,004°F to 3,166°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Connell is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 1.8 kWh, from 4.1 kWh to 2.3 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 Connell are 46.663 deg latitude, -118.861 deg longitude, and 1,014 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Connell contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 371 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 956 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (823 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,340 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Connell is covered by shrubs (61%) and cropland (30%), within 10 miles by cropland (44%) and shrubs (42%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (45%) and cropland (40%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Connell 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Connell.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Connell 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 Connell is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Connell and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Tri-Cities Airport (29%, 48 kilometers, southwest); Hanford (24%, 58 kilometers, west); Grant County International Airport (18%, 70 kilometers, northwest); Walla Walla Regional Airport (16%, 77 kilometers, southeast); Pullman–Moscow Regional Airport (6%, 134 kilometers, east); and Fairchild Air Force Base (6%, 142 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .