Average Weather in October in Hughes Springs Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 82°F to 72°F, rarely falling below 60°F or exceeding 90°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 60°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 38°F or exceeding 70°F.
For reference, on August 12, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Hughes Springs typically range from 72°F to 94°F, while on January 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 37°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
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The month of October in Hughes Springs experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 29% to 35%. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 28% on October 5.
The clearest day of the month is October 5, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 72% of the time.
For reference, on February 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on October 5, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 72%.
Cloud Cover Categories in October
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Hughes Springs, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is essentially constant, remaining around 26% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 37% on May 16, and its lowest chance is 21% on August 17.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Hughes Springs is increasing, starting the month at 3.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.7 inches or falls below 0.8 inches, and ending the month at 4.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.6 inches or falls below 1.1 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 4.3 inches on October 29.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Hughes Springs, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 58 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 56 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 31 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 52 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 Hughes Springs is 7:12 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 23 minutes later at 7:35 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:02 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 35 minutes earlier at 6:28 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Hughes Springs 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 6:10 AM and sets 14 hours, 20 minutes later, at 8:30 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:17 AM and sets 9 hours, 58 minutes later, at 5:15 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Hughes Springs is very rapidly decreasing during October, falling from 34% to 12% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 14, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 93% of the time, while on January 28, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in October
The average hourly wind speed in Hughes Springs is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 5.9 miles per hour to 6.6 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 7.7 miles per hour, while on August 2, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Hughes Springs typically lasts for 8.2 months (252 days), from around March 10 to around November 17, rarely starting before February 15 or after April 2, and rarely ending before October 27 or after December 7.
The month of October in Hughes Springs 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 85% 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 Hughes Springs are rapidly increasing during October, increasing by 464°F, from 5,000°F to 5,465°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Hughes Springs is decreasing during October, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 5.1 kWh to 3.9 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 Hughes Springs are 32.998 deg latitude, -94.631 deg longitude, and 417 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Hughes Springs contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 223 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 424 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (397 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (525 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Hughes Springs is covered by cropland (58%) and trees (31%), within 10 miles by trees (54%) and cropland (31%), and within 50 miles by cropland (47%) and trees (37%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Hughes Springs 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Hughes Springs.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Hughes Springs 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 Hughes Springs is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Hughes Springs and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (44%, 33 kilometers, west); Gilmer, Fox Stephens Field - Gilmer Municipal Airport (27%, 45 kilometers, southwest); Harrison County Airport (17%, 61 kilometers, southeast); and Texarkana Regional Airport (12%, 77 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .