Average Weather in October in Sumidero Puerto Rico
Daily high temperatures are around 83°F, rarely falling below 80°F or exceeding 86°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 71°F, rarely falling below 68°F or exceeding 74°F.
For reference, on August 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Sumidero typically range from 72°F to 84°F, while on January 24, the coldest day of the year, they range from 66°F to 79°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 Sumidero experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 70% to 61%.
The clearest day of the month is October 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 39% of the time.
For reference, on May 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 74%, while on January 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
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 Sumidero, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 40% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on November 2, and its lowest chance is 17% on March 9.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Sumidero is essentially constant, remaining about 3.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 7.2 inches or falling below 0.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Sumidero, the length of the day is gradually decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 29 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 58 seconds, and weekly decrease of 6 minutes, 47 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 11 hours, 29 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 58 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Sumidero is 6:15 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 9 minutes later at 6:23 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 6:12 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 20 minutes earlier at 5:52 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Sumidero during 2021.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:49 AM and sets 13 hours, 13 minutes later, at 7:03 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:51 AM and sets 11 hours, 2 minutes later, at 5:53 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in October
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for October 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Sumidero is essentially constant during October, remaining around 100% throughout.
The highest chance of a muggy day during October is 100% on October 15.
For reference, on June 30, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on February 28, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 61% 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 Sumidero is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 9.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on July 14, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.4 miles per hour, while on October 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.1 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during October is 9.1 miles per hour on October 11.
Average Wind Speed in October
The hourly average wind direction in Sumidero throughout October is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 83% on October 1.
Wind Direction in October
Sumidero 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 Sumidero is essentially constant during October, remaining around 84°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in October
Temperatures in Sumidero are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in October
The average accumulated growing degree days in Sumidero are rapidly increasing during October, increasing by 792°F, from 6,876°F to 7,668°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Sumidero is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 4.7 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in October
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Sumidero are 18.219 deg latitude, -66.129 deg longitude, and 1,476 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Sumidero contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,076 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,325 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,874 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,390 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Sumidero is covered by trees (45%), cropland (25%), grassland (18%), and shrubs (12%), within 10 miles by trees (57%) and grassland (18%), and within 50 miles by water (73%) and trees (15%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Sumidero, 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 Sumidero.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Sumidero 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 Sumidero is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Sumidero and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .