Average Weather in October in Andorra la Vella Andorra
In Andorra la Vella, the month of October is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 9°F, from 58°F to 49°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 67°F or dropping below 40°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 7°F, from 39°F to 32°F, rarely falling below 24°F or exceeding 45°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Andorra la Vella typically range from 49°F to 71°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 21°F to 36°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 Andorra la Vella experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 54% to 60%.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 46% of the time.
For reference, on November 1, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 73%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Andorra la Vella, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 22% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 28% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 14% on July 14.
Over the course of October in Andorra la Vella, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 22% to 18%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 1% to 4%, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Andorra la Vella is essentially constant, remaining about 1.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.9 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.6 inches on October 3.
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 Andorra la Vella is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.7 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in October
Over the course of October in Andorra la Vella, 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, 12 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 latest sunrise of the month in Andorra la Vella is 8:22 AM on October 28 and the earliest sunrise is 59 minutes earlier at 7:23 AM on October 29.
The latest sunset is 7:35 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 47 minutes earlier at 5:48 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) ends at 2:00 AM on October 29, 2017, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour earlier.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:16 AM and sets 15 hours, 18 minutes later, at 9:34 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:20 AM and sets 9 hours, 4 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Andorra la Vella is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in October
The average hourly wind speed in Andorra la Vella is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 6.3 miles per hour to 6.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.1 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Andorra la Vella typically lasts for 4.3 months (132 days), from around May 23 to around October 1, rarely starting before May 4 or after June 12, and rarely ending before September 12 or after October 22.
During October in Andorra la Vella, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is rapidly decreasing falling from 51% to 3% 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 Andorra la Vella is gradually increasing during October, increasing by 42°F, from 978°F to 1,021°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Andorra la Vella is decreasing during October, falling by 1.4 kWh, from 4.3 kWh to 2.9 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 Andorra la Vella are 42.508 deg latitude, 1.521 deg longitude, and 5,289 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Andorra la Vella contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,390 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,830 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,205 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,459 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Andorra la Vella is covered by trees (76%) and cropland (24%), within 10 miles by trees (51%) and grassland (21%), and within 50 miles by trees (52%) and grassland (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Andorra la Vella 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Andorra la Vella.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Andorra la Vella 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 Andorra la Vella is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Andorra la Vella and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Saint-Girons - Antichan (26%, 65 kilometers, northwest); Carcassonne-Salvaza (17%, 102 kilometers, northeast); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (15%, 114 kilometers, east); Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (16%, 123 kilometers, southeast); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (13%, 142 kilometers, south); and Reus Airport (13%, 154 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .