Average Weather in October in Riu de Cerdanya Spain
Daily low temperatures decrease by 7°F, from 43°F to 36°F, rarely falling below 28°F or exceeding 49°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Riu de Cerdanya typically range from 53°F to 75°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 25°F to 41°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 Riu de Cerdanya experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 51% to 56%. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57% on October 29.
The clearest day of the month is October 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 49% of the time.
For reference, on October 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 76%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Riu de Cerdanya, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 20% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 13% on July 14.
Over the course of October in Riu de Cerdanya, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 21% to 19%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Riu de Cerdanya is essentially constant, remaining about 1.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.3 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.7 inches on October 11.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Riu de Cerdanya, 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, 44 seconds, and weekly decrease of 19 minutes, 7 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 23 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 45 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The latest sunrise of the month in Riu de Cerdanya is 8:19 AM on October 27 and the earliest sunrise is 59 minutes earlier at 7:20 AM on October 28.
The latest sunset is 7:34 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 47 minutes earlier at 5:47 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time (DST) ends at 2:00 AM on October 28, 2018, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour earlier.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:15 AM and sets 15 hours, 17 minutes later, at 9:33 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:18 AM and sets 9 hours, 5 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 Riu de Cerdanya is essentially constant during October, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in October
The average hourly wind speed in Riu de Cerdanya is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 5.5 miles per hour to 6.2 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on February 20, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.3 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
Riu de Cerdanya 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 Riu de Cerdanya is decreasing during October, falling by 6°F, from 72°F to 66°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in October
The growing season in Riu de Cerdanya typically lasts for 5.4 months (165 days), from around May 4 to around October 16, rarely starting before April 16 or after May 25, and rarely ending before September 25 or after November 5.
During October in Riu de Cerdanya, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 83% to 17% 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 Riu de Cerdanya are gradually increasing during October, increasing by 82°F, from 1,503°F to 1,585°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Riu de Cerdanya is decreasing during October, falling by 1.4 kWh, from 4.2 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 Riu de Cerdanya are 42.345 deg latitude, 1.826 deg longitude, and 4,154 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Riu de Cerdanya contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,713 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,243 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,834 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,849 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Riu de Cerdanya is covered by cropland (43%), trees (38%), and shrubs (14%), within 10 miles by trees (52%) and grassland (17%), and within 50 miles by trees (57%) and cropland (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Riu de Cerdanya 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Riu de Cerdanya.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Riu de Cerdanya 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 Riu de Cerdanya is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Riu de Cerdanya and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (21%, 92 kilometers, southeast); Saint-Girons - Antichan (25%, 95 kilometers, northwest); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (19%, 96 kilometers, northeast); Carcassonne-Salvaza (19%, 105 kilometers, north); and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (16%, 119 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .