Average Weather in October in Barstow Heights California, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 13°F, from 88°F to 75°F, rarely falling below 64°F or exceeding 96°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 59°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 40°F or exceeding 66°F.
For reference, on July 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Barstow Heights typically range from 72°F to 102°F, while on December 26, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 57°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
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The month of October in Barstow Heights experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 13% to 24%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 87% of the time.
For reference, on February 19, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 41%, while on September 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 90%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Barstow Heights, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 4% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 14% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 14.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Barstow Heights is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Barstow Heights, 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, 4 seconds, and weekly decrease of 14 minutes, 31 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 47 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 Barstow Heights is 6:43 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 25 minutes later at 7:08 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:32 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 37 minutes earlier at 5:54 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Barstow Heights 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 5:35 AM and sets 14 hours, 30 minutes later, at 8:05 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:52 AM and sets 9 hours, 49 minutes later, at 4:40 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Barstow Heights is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 22, 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 October
The average hourly wind speed in Barstow Heights is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 9, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.9 miles per hour, while on January 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.6 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during October is 7.7 miles per hour on October 23.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Barstow Heights typically lasts for 9.1 months (276 days), from around February 23 to around November 26, rarely starting before January 17 or after March 20, and rarely ending before November 8 or after December 18.
The month of October in Barstow Heights is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in October
The average accumulated growing degree days in Barstow Heights are rapidly increasing during October, increasing by 493°F, from 5,026°F to 5,519°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Barstow Heights is decreasing during October, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 5.9 kWh to 4.4 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 Barstow Heights are 34.870 deg latitude, -117.056 deg longitude, and 2,402 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Barstow Heights contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 948 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,533 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,083 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (8,885 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Barstow Heights is covered by shrubs (97%), within 10 miles by shrubs (97%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (90%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Barstow Heights 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 Barstow Heights.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Barstow Heights 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 Barstow Heights is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Barstow Heights and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Barstow Daggett County Airport (61%, 25 kilometers, east); Southern California Logistics Airport (30%, 44 kilometers, southwest); and Ridgecrest Community Hospital Heliport (8%, 108 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .