PAST CLIMATE MAPS
Cooler than normal temperatures dominated much of the month of September, with an especially cold period September 11-16 when temperatures averaged ten to twenty degrees colder than normal. The upper wind pattern responsible for our colder temperatures is expected to be with us much of the fall and into winter. October temperatures should continue our spell of colder than normal months.
Late August and early September brought us some much needed rain but the shower activity trailed off the last few weeks of the month of September. Now that we're heading into our drier months, rain activity is expected to taper off even more. Rainfall totals are favored to be slightly below to near normal for October.
Sunny skies with cooler than normal temperatures are expected for the opening days of the month, Wednesday to Saturday, October 1-4.
A few clouds and a passing shower are possible on Sunday, October 5.
Sunny skies are favored from Monday to Thursday, October 6-9. Cooler than normal temperatures are expected to prevail.
Partly cloudy skies and scattered showers are expected on Friday, October 10.
Sunny skies are favored on Saturday and Sunday, October 11-12.
A slight warm-up will bring us some clouds and a chance for scattered showers from Monday to Wednesday, October 13-15.
Sunny skies will bring warmth on Thursday and Friday, October 16-17.
Look for clouds and rain on Saturday and Sunday, October 18-19.
Partly cloudy skies and cooler temperatures are favored on Monday and Tuesday, October 20-21.
The weather pattern is expected to become a little active from Wednesday to Sunday, October 22-26. Moderate to locally heavy rain totals are possible with temperatures dropping sharply.
Sunny skies are favored to dominate the remaining days of the month, including Halloween, from Monday to Friday, October 27-31. Temperatures should warm to above normal, making for a mild Halloween.
Sunny skies and dry weather should spill into the first four days of November, Saturday to Tuesday, November 1-4.