Average Weather in October in Mount Pleasant Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 83°F to 72°F, rarely falling below 60°F or exceeding 91°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 9°F, from 60°F to 50°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 70°F.
For reference, on August 11, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Mount Pleasant typically range from 72°F to 95°F, while on January 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°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 Mount Pleasant experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 28% to 34%. 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 24, 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 Mount Pleasant, the chance of a wet day over the course of October is gradually increasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 26%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on May 15, and its lowest chance is 20% on August 17.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Mount Pleasant is increasing, starting the month at 3.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.9 inches or falls below 0.8 inches, and ending the month at 4.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.8 inches or falls below 1.1 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 4.3 inches on October 24.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Mount Pleasant, 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, 57 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 36 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 Mount Pleasant is 7:14 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 23 minutes later at 7:37 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:04 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 35 minutes earlier at 6:29 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Mount Pleasant 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 6:11 AM and sets 14 hours, 21 minutes later, at 8:32 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:19 AM and sets 9 hours, 58 minutes later, at 5:16 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Mount Pleasant is rapidly decreasing during October, falling from 29% to 10% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 14, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 90% 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 Mount Pleasant is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 7.3 miles per hour to 8.2 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 9.6 miles per hour, while on August 16, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Mount Pleasant typically lasts for 8.1 months (249 days), from around March 11 to around November 15, rarely starting before February 17 or after April 4, and rarely ending before October 25 or after December 5.
The month of October in Mount Pleasant 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 81% 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 Mount Pleasant are rapidly increasing during October, increasing by 464°F, from 4,972°F to 5,436°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant are 33.157 deg latitude, -94.968 deg longitude, and 367 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Mount Pleasant contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 151 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 380 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (269 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (495 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Mount Pleasant is covered by artificial surfaces (60%) and cropland (38%), within 10 miles by cropland (77%), and within 50 miles by cropland (58%) and trees (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Mount Pleasant and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (90%, 7 kilometers, south); Clarksville, Clarksville/Red River County-J D Trissell Field Airport (4.6%, 49 kilometers, north); Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport (3.4%, 60 kilometers, west); and Texarkana Regional Airport (1.7%, 95 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .