Average Weather in October in Winters Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 84°F to 74°F, rarely falling below 61°F or exceeding 92°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 61°F to 52°F, rarely falling below 39°F or exceeding 70°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Winters typically range from 73°F to 96°F, while on January 4, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°F to 58°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
Ouarzazat, Morocco (5,293 miles away); Al Quwayrah, Jordan (7,268 miles); and Baffa, Pakistan (7,837 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Winters (view comparison).
The month of October in Winters experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 28% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 25% on October 8.
The clearest day of the month is October 8, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 75% of the time.
For reference, on February 24, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 43%, while on June 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 75%.
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 Winters, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is decreasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 16%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 34% on May 27, and its lowest chance is 8% on January 11.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Winters is decreasing, starting the month at 2.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.4 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.0 inches or falls below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Winters, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 56 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 51 seconds, and weekly decrease of 12 minutes, 58 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 55 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 Winters is 7:33 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 22 minutes later at 7:55 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:24 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 34 minutes earlier at 6:50 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Winters during 2021, 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 6:34 AM and sets 14 hours, 15 minutes later, at 8:49 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:36 AM and sets 10 hours, 4 minutes later, at 5:39 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time 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 Winters is rapidly decreasing during October, falling from 16% to 3% over the course of the month.
For reference, on June 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 46% of the time, while on December 30, 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 Winters is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 9.8 miles per hour to 10.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 1, 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 9.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
The hourly average wind direction in Winters throughout October is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 54% on October 1.
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Winters typically lasts for 8.0 months (247 days), from around March 16 to around November 17, rarely starting before February 15 or after April 11, and rarely ending before October 30 or after December 5.
The month of October in Winters 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 89% 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 Winters are rapidly increasing during October, increasing by 500°F, from 5,249°F to 5,749°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Winters is decreasing during October, falling by 1.1 kWh, from 5.4 kWh to 4.3 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 Winters are 31.957 deg latitude, -99.962 deg longitude, and 1,837 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Winters contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 148 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,833 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (646 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,280 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Winters is covered by cropland (47%), grassland (35%), and shrubs (17%), within 10 miles by grassland (42%) and cropland (37%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (51%) and grassland (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Winters, 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Winters.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Winters 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 Winters is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Winters and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Dyess Air Force Base (32%, 54 kilometers, north); Coleman Municipal Airport (32%, 54 kilometers, east); Avenger Field (19%, 75 kilometers, northwest); and Mathis Field (17%, 84 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .