Average Weather in October in Wilmington Manor Delaware, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 72°F to 61°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 81°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 55°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 65°F.
For reference, on July 21, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Wilmington Manor typically range from 70°F to 86°F, while on January 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 26°F to 40°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 Wilmington Manor experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 36% to 41%.
The clearest day of the month is October 9, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 64% of the time.
For reference, on December 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 53%, while on September 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 64%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Wilmington Manor, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 26% and ending it at 23%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on July 15, and its lowest chance is 22% on October 20.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Wilmington Manor is decreasing, starting the month at 3.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.3 inches or falls below 1.6 inches, and ending the month at 3.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.6 inches or falls below 0.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Wilmington Manor, 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, 14 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 29 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 21 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 32 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 46 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Wilmington Manor is 6:58 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 31 minutes later at 7:29 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:44 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 43 minutes earlier at 6:01 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Wilmington Manor 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 5:34 AM and sets 14 hours, 59 minutes later, at 8:33 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:19 AM and sets 9 hours, 22 minutes later, at 4:41 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Wilmington Manor is rapidly decreasing during October, falling from 13% to 1% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 63% of the time, while on January 8, 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 Wilmington Manor is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 7.1 miles per hour to 7.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on February 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.6 miles per hour, while on August 12, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
Wilmington Manor 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 Wilmington Manor is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 9°F, from 68°F to 59°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in October
The growing season in Wilmington Manor typically lasts for 7.1 months (217 days), from around April 3 to around November 5, rarely starting before March 18 or after April 19, and rarely ending before October 20 or after November 22.
The month of October in Wilmington Manor is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly decreasing from 100% to 65% 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 Wilmington Manor are increasing during October, increasing by 261°F, from 3,501°F to 3,762°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Wilmington Manor is decreasing during October, falling by 1.3 kWh, from 4.4 kWh to 3.1 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 Wilmington Manor are 39.687 deg latitude, -75.584 deg longitude, and 16 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Wilmington Manor is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 75 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 33 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (440 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,112 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Wilmington Manor is covered by artificial surfaces (100%), within 10 miles by artificial surfaces (51%) and trees (19%), and within 50 miles by cropland (35%) and trees (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Wilmington Manor 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 Wilmington Manor.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Wilmington Manor 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 Wilmington Manor is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Wilmington Manor and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: New Castle Airport (95%, 2.1 kilometers, southwest); Philadelphia International Airport (2.0%, 37 kilometers, northeast); Chester County G O Carlson Airport (1.5%, 41 kilometers, northwest); and Millville Municipal Airport (1.1%, 56 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .