Average Weather in October in Marbleton Wyoming, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 15°F, from 62°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 73°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 31°F to 21°F, rarely falling below 10°F or exceeding 39°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Marbleton typically range from 46°F to 80°F, while on January 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 1°F to 24°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 Marbleton experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 31% to 41%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 69% of the time.
For reference, on March 14, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 51%, while on August 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 78%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Marbleton, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 16% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 26% on May 23, and its lowest chance is 11% on July 4.
Over the course of October in Marbleton, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 13% to 7%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 3% to 5%, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 0% to 4%.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Marbleton is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.6 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.0 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during October in Marbleton is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.7 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in October
Over the course of October in Marbleton, 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, 22 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 45 seconds, and weekly decrease of 19 minutes, 14 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 22 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 44 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Marbleton is 7:17 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 35 minutes later at 7:53 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:01 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 47 minutes earlier at 6:14 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Marbleton 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 5:43 AM and sets 15 hours, 19 minutes later, at 9:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:47 AM and sets 9 hours, 3 minutes later, at 4:50 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Marbleton is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in October
The average hourly wind speed in Marbleton is essentially constant during October, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 9, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.8 miles per hour, while on August 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Marbleton typically lasts for 2.5 months (77 days), from around June 18 to around September 4, rarely starting before May 30 or after July 8, and rarely ending before August 15 or after September 22.
The month of October in Marbleton is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in October
The average accumulated growing degree days in Marbleton are gradually increasing during October, increasing by 54°F, from 1,384°F to 1,438°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Marbleton is rapidly decreasing during October, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 4.9 kWh to 3.3 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 Marbleton are 42.554 deg latitude, -110.109 deg longitude, and 6,870 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Marbleton contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 312 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,859 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,096 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (7,730 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Marbleton is covered by shrubs (53%), cropland (29%), and grassland (17%), within 10 miles by shrubs (77%) and cropland (11%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (72%) and trees (18%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Marbleton 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Marbleton.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Marbleton 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 Marbleton is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Marbleton and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Big Piney-Marbleton Airport (99%, 3.4 kilometers, north); Fort Bridger Airport (0.6%, 132 kilometers, south); and Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (0.6%, 138 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .