Average Weather in September in Olivia Minnesota, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 10°F, from 76°F to 66°F, rarely falling below 53°F or exceeding 87°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 56°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 67°F.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Olivia typically range from 62°F to 82°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 8°F to 24°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in September
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on September. 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 September
The month of September in Olivia experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 31% to 37%.
The clearest day of the month is September 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 69% of the time.
For reference, on February 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 59%, while on July 28, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 74%.
Cloud Cover Categories in September
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 Olivia, the chance of a wet day over the course of September is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 30% and ending it at 24%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 40% on June 12, and its lowest chance is 7% on January 30.
Probability of Precipitation in September
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during September in Olivia is decreasing, starting the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.9 inches or falls below 1.0 inches, and ending the month at 2.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.5 inches or falls below 0.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in September
Over the course of September in Olivia, 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, 29 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 3 minutes, 4 seconds, and weekly decrease of 21 minutes, 26 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is September 30, with 11 hours, 45 minutes of daylight and the longest day is September 1, with 13 hours, 14 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in September
The earliest sunrise of the month in Olivia is 6:42 AM on September 1 and the latest sunrise is 34 minutes later at 7:16 AM on September 30.
The latest sunset is 7:56 PM on September 1 and the earliest sunset is 54 minutes earlier at 7:02 PM on September 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Olivia during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during September, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:34 AM and sets 15 hours, 35 minutes later, at 9:09 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:54 AM and sets 8 hours, 48 minutes later, at 4:41 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in September
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Olivia is rapidly decreasing during September, falling from 18% to 1% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 21, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 30% 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 September
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Olivia is increasing during September, increasing from 9.7 miles per hour to 11.0 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 8, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.9 miles per hour, while on July 31, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in September
Wind Direction in September
The growing season in Olivia typically lasts for 5.2 months (158 days), from around April 27 to around October 2, rarely starting before April 9 or after May 15, and rarely ending before September 14 or after October 21.
The month of September in Olivia is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly decreasing from 100% to 55% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in September
The average accumulated growing degree days in Olivia are increasing during September, increasing by 333°F, from 2,192°F to 2,525°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in September
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Olivia is decreasing during September, falling by 1.4 kWh, from 5.5 kWh to 4.1 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in September
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Olivia are 44.776 deg latitude, -94.990 deg longitude, and 1,079 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Olivia is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 43 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,078 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (135 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (705 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Olivia is covered by cropland (97%), within 10 miles by cropland (100%), and within 50 miles by cropland (94%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Olivia 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 Olivia.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Olivia 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 Olivia is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Olivia and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Olivia Regional Airport (97%, 3.4 kilometers, west); Hutchinson Municipal Airport (1.8%, 49 kilometers, east); and Litchfield Municipal Airport (1.5%, 56 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .