Average Weather in October in Fredonia Arizona, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 13°F, from 78°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 53°F or exceeding 86°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 46°F to 37°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 54°F.
For reference, on July 7, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Fredonia typically range from 59°F to 94°F, while on January 3, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°F to 47°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 Fredonia experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 18% to 30%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 82% of the time.
For reference, on February 6, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 44%, while on September 18, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 84%.
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 Fredonia, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 11% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 23% on August 10, and its lowest chance is 5% on June 15.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Fredonia is essentially constant, remaining about 0.8 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Fredonia, 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, 7 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 14 seconds, and weekly decrease of 15 minutes, 40 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 39 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 Fredonia is 6:25 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 28 minutes later at 6:53 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:12 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 39 minutes earlier at 5:33 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Fredonia during 2020.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:10 AM and sets 14 hours, 42 minutes later, at 7:52 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:39 AM and sets 9 hours, 38 minutes later, at 5:17 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Fredonia is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 22, 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Fredonia is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 10, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.7 miles per hour, while on August 12, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
The wind direction in Fredonia during October is predominantly out of the west from October 1 to October 4 and the east from October 4 to October 31.
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Fredonia typically lasts for 5.9 months (178 days), from around April 27 to around October 23, rarely starting before April 7 or after May 20, and rarely ending before October 3 or after November 11.
During October in Fredonia, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 92% to 29% 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 Fredonia are increasing during October, increasing by 249°F, from 3,438°F to 3,687°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Fredonia is decreasing during October, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 5.5 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 Fredonia are 36.946 deg latitude, -112.527 deg longitude, and 4,744 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Fredonia contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 400 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,721 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,667 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (8,894 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Fredonia is covered by shrubs (82%) and grassland (11%), within 10 miles by shrubs (97%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (79%) and trees (17%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Fredonia 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 Fredonia.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Fredonia 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 Fredonia is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Fredonia and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Colorado City Municipal Airport (59%, 43 kilometers, west); Bryce Canyon Airport (12%, 91 kilometers, north); Page Municipal Airport (18%, 96 kilometers, east); and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (12%, 116 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .