Average Weather in October in Moapa Town Nevada, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 15°F, from 90°F to 75°F, rarely falling below 65°F or exceeding 98°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 13°F, from 64°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 43°F or exceeding 71°F.
For reference, on July 11, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Moapa Town typically range from 81°F to 106°F, while on January 3, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°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
The month of October in Moapa Town experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 16% to 27%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 84% of the time.
For reference, on February 23, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 41%, while on September 17, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 87%.
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 Moapa Town, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is gradually increasing, starting the month at 5% and ending it at 7%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 14% on February 24, and its lowest chance is 3% on June 15.
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 Moapa Town is essentially constant, remaining about 0.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.1 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 0.4 inches on October 27.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Moapa Town, 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, 6 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 13 seconds, and weekly decrease of 15 minutes, 31 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 40 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 47 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Moapa Town is 6:34 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 27 minutes later at 7:01 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:20 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 39 minutes earlier at 5:41 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Moapa Town during 2020, but it neither starts nor ends during October, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:19 AM and sets 14 hours, 40 minutes later, at 8:00 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:47 AM and sets 9 hours, 39 minutes later, at 4:26 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Moapa Town is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 5, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 4% of the time, while on October 12, 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 Moapa Town is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.2 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.5 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during October is 6.5 miles per hour on October 11.
Average Wind Speed in October
The wind direction in Moapa Town during October is predominantly out of the south from October 1 to October 4 and the north from October 4 to October 31.
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Moapa Town typically lasts for 10.0 months (303 days), from around February 4 to around December 3, rarely starting before January 9 or after February 28, and rarely ending before November 14 or after December 26.
The month of October in Moapa Town 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 Moapa Town are rapidly increasing during October, increasing by 565°F, from 5,904°F to 6,469°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Moapa Town is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 5.6 kWh to 4.0 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 Moapa Town are 36.682 deg latitude, -114.594 deg longitude, and 1,640 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Moapa Town contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 226 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,604 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,067 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (9,222 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Moapa Town is covered by shrubs (96%), within 10 miles by shrubs (95%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (92%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Moapa Town 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Moapa Town.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Moapa Town 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 Moapa Town is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Moapa Town and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .