Average Weather in October in Tahlequah Oklahoma, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 78°F to 67°F, rarely falling below 54°F or exceeding 87°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 54°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 31°F or exceeding 66°F.
For reference, on July 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Tahlequah typically range from 70°F to 93°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 28°F to 48°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 Tahlequah experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 30% to 36%. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 29% on October 5.
The clearest day of the month is October 5, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 71% of the time.
For reference, on February 11, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 48%, while on October 5, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
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 Tahlequah, 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 44% on May 21, and its lowest chance is 15% on January 19.
Probability of Precipitation in October
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during October in Tahlequah is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 3.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.4 inches or falls below 1.2 inches, and ending the month at 3.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.5 inches or falls below 1.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in October
Over the course of October in Tahlequah, 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, 5 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 10 seconds, and weekly decrease of 15 minutes, 7 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is October 31, with 10 hours, 44 minutes of daylight and the longest day is October 1, with 11 hours, 49 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in October
The earliest sunrise of the month in Tahlequah is 7:14 AM on October 1 and the latest sunrise is 26 minutes later at 7:41 AM on October 31.
The latest sunset is 7:03 PM on October 1 and the earliest sunset is 38 minutes earlier at 6:25 PM on October 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Tahlequah during 2019, 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 6:03 AM and sets 14 hours, 36 minutes later, at 8:39 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:26 AM and sets 9 hours, 43 minutes later, at 5:09 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in October
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Tahlequah is rapidly decreasing during October, falling from 17% to 3% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 7, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 83% of the time, while on January 13, 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 Tahlequah is gradually increasing during October, increasing from 6.0 miles per hour to 6.7 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on March 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.1 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in October
Wind Direction in October
The growing season in Tahlequah typically lasts for 6.7 months (207 days), from around April 6 to around October 30, rarely starting before March 18 or after April 24, and rarely ending before October 11 or after November 19.
During October in Tahlequah, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 97% to 47% 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 Tahlequah are increasing during October, increasing by 342°F, from 4,298°F to 4,640°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in October
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Tahlequah is decreasing during October, falling by 1.3 kWh, from 4.9 kWh to 3.6 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 Tahlequah are 35.915 deg latitude, -94.970 deg longitude, and 850 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Tahlequah contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 338 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 842 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (633 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,844 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Tahlequah is covered by cropland (43%), artificial surfaces (40%), and trees (17%), within 10 miles by cropland (49%) and trees (48%), and within 50 miles by cropland (53%) and trees (39%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Tahlequah 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 Tahlequah.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Tahlequah 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 Tahlequah is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Tahlequah and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Tahlequah Municipal Airport (97%, 3.4 kilometers, northwest); Smith Field (1.6%, 53 kilometers, northeast); and Sallisaw Municipal Airport (1.5%, 55 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .