Average Weather in October in Paducah Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 82°F to 72°F, rarely falling below 59°F or exceeding 92°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 58°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 67°F.
For reference, on July 25, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Paducah typically range from 73°F to 96°F, while on January 5, the coldest day of the year, they range from 31°F to 55°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 Paducah experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 25% to 30%. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 24% on October 5.
The clearest day of the month is October 5, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 76% of the time.
For reference, on February 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 41%, while on October 5, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 76%.
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 Paducah, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is decreasing, starting the month at 18% and ending it at 13%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on June 7, and its lowest chance is 7% on January 1.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Paducah is decreasing, starting the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.5 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.4 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Paducah, 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, 0 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 1 second, and weekly decrease of 14 minutes, 4 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 49 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 50 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Paducah is 7:35 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 24 minutes later at 7:59 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:25 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 36 minutes earlier at 6:49 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Paducah 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 6:30 AM and sets 14 hours, 25 minutes later, at 8:55 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:42 AM and sets 9 hours, 53 minutes later, at 5:36 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Paducah is decreasing during October, falling from 8% to 1% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 3, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 36% 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 Paducah is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 10.0 miles per hour to 10.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.4 miles per hour, while on August 23, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Paducah typically lasts for 7.8 months (238 days), from around March 21 to around November 14, rarely starting before February 27 or after April 14, and rarely ending before October 26 or after December 3.
The month of October in Paducah is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season decreasing from 100% to 83% 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 Paducah are increasing during October, increasing by 436°F, from 4,910°F to 5,346°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Paducah is decreasing during October, falling by 1.1 kWh, from 5.2 kWh to 4.1 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 Paducah are 34.012 deg latitude, -100.302 deg longitude, and 1,867 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Paducah contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 243 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,871 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (587 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,972 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Paducah is covered by cropland (66%) and grassland (29%), within 10 miles by shrubs (39%) and grassland (32%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (48%) and grassland (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Paducah 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 Paducah.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Paducah 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 Paducah is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Paducah and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Childress Municipal Airport (66%, 46 kilometers, north); Wilbarger Co (21%, 97 kilometers, east); and Hale County Airport (13%, 132 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .