Coldest October Ever Observed in Goodland, KS

Coldest October Ever Observed in Goodland, KS

During the month of October, three major winter storms impacted the region, bringing snowfall and cold air to the tri-state area. There were two days in Goodland when the maximum temperature was 32 ºF or lower and 15 days when the minimum temperature was 32 ºF or lower. A new record lowest average monthly temperature was set in Goodland, Kansas for the month October at 43.7 ºF. The previous record for the lowest average monthly temperature in October was set in 1925 at 44.3 ºF. Below is a graph summarizing temperatures for Goodland through the month of October 2009 followed by a table of the top ten coldest Octobers since records began in 1850.

 

 

 

 

Lowest Average MonthlyTemp  ºF

Year

1

43.7

2009

2

44.3

1925

3

45.2

1969

4

45.9

1976

5

46.1

2002

6

46.9

1917

7

47.2

1923

8

47.5

1919

9

48.2

1959

10

48.6

1984

 



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