Average Weather in October in Garden City Idaho, United States
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 47°F to 38°F, rarely falling below 28°F or exceeding 56°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Garden City typically range from 62°F to 93°F, while on January 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°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
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The month of October in Garden City experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 32% to 48%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 68% of the time.
For reference, on January 11, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 59%, while on July 28, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 83%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Garden City, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 10% and ending it at 19%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 28% on December 1, and its lowest chance is 3% on July 21.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Garden City is increasing, starting the month at 0.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.4 inches, and ending the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.1 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Garden 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, 26 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 51 seconds, and weekly decrease of 19 minutes, 59 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 17 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 43 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Garden City is 7:42 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 37 minutes later at 8:19 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:25 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 49 minutes earlier at 6:37 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Garden City 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 6:03 AM and sets 15 hours, 26 minutes later, at 9:30 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:15 AM and sets 8 hours, 56 minutes later, at 5:11 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Garden City is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 24, 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 Garden City is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.6 miles per hour, while on September 15, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Garden City typically lasts for 5.9 months (180 days), from around April 23 to around October 20, rarely starting before March 31 or after May 16, and rarely ending before September 28 or after November 8.
During October in Garden City, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 87% to 25% 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 Garden City are gradually increasing during October, increasing by 178°F, from 2,966°F to 3,145°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Garden City is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 1.7 kWh, from 4.6 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 Garden City are 43.622 deg latitude, -116.238 deg longitude, and 2,703 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Garden City contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 118 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,692 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (3,986 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,533 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Garden City is covered by artificial surfaces (90%), within 10 miles by grassland (35%) and artificial surfaces (26%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (47%) and grassland (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Garden 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Garden City.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Garden 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 Garden City is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Garden City and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Boise Air Terminal (85%, 6 kilometers, south); Nampa Municipal Airport (13%, 23 kilometers, west); Stanley, Stanley Ranger Station (0.7%, 122 kilometers, northeast); and McCall Airport (0.8%, 141 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .