October 2010 Monthly Climate Summary

October Climate Data 

 

October Climate Data 

October Climate Data 

 

October Climate Data 

 NWS Jackson, KY

 

 London, KY

 

BOTH THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT
FINISHED OCTOBER 2010 MUCH DRIER THAN NORMAL. LONDON WAS OVER THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH BELOW NORMAL...WHILE JACKSON WAS AN INCH AND A
HALF DRIER. IN FACT...OCTOBER 2010 WAS THE 8TH DRIEST OCTOBER ON
RECORD AT JACKSON. WHILE THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT WAS NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATUREWISE...THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE WAS TWO DEGREES WARMER.
LIKE THE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION RANKING...OCTOBER 2010 WAS THE 8TH
WARMEST OCTOBER AT JACKSON. OF FURTHER INTEREST...ALTHOUGH JACKSON
DID NOT SEE THE TEMPERATURE FALL TO FREEZING LAST MONTH...LONDON SAW
THE MERCURY DIP TO 30 DEGREES ON THE 30TH. THIS WAS THE FIRST
SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURE AT LONDON THIS FALL. LONDON DID SEE A 32
DEGREE READING EARLIER IN THE MONTH...ON OCTOBER 22ND. THIS IS STILL
LATER THAN THE MEDIAN DATE FOR REACHING THE FREEZING MARK AT LONDON.
THE MEDIAN DATE FOR A 32 DEGREE READING AT LONDON IS OCTOBER
13TH...AND THE MEDIAN DATE AT JACKSON IS OCTOBER 26TH.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON FINISHED OCTOBER
2010 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 59.5 DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.0
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 57.5 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS
71.3 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE DAILY LOW WAS 47.7 DEGREES. OCTOBER
2010 WAS THE EIGHTH WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD AT JACKSON. THE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR OCTOBER 2010 WAS 85 DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED
ON THE 11TH...AND SET A DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR THAT DATE.
ANOTHER DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS ESTABLISHED ON THE 10TH
WITH A READING OF 84 DEGREES. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FROM OCTOBER
WAS 34 DEGREES ON THE 30TH. NO LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR
TIED AT JACKSON LAST MONTH. ONE MINIMUM HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS
SET LAST MONTH...WITH 55 DEGREES ON THE 4TH...AND ONE MINIMUM HIGH
TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS TIED...WITH A READING OF 60 DEGREES ON THE
5TH.

THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE RECEIVED 1.68 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN
OCTOBER 2010...WHICH IS 1.50 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 3.18 INCHES.
LAST MONTH WAS THE EIGHTH DRIEST OCTOBER AT JACKSON. THERE WERE SIX
DAYS WHEN A HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED...AND TWO DAYS WHEN A TENTH OF AN INCH OR MORE FELL. THERE
WERE TWO DAYS WHEN AT LEAST A HALF AN INCH OF RAIN WAS
RECEIVED...AND NO DAYS WITH MORE THAN ONE INCH. THE DAY OF THE 26TH
NETTED 0.75 INCHES OF RAIN WHICH WAS THE GREATEST DAILY AMOUNT...AS
WELL AS THE MOST PRECIPITATION RECEIVED IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. A
PRECIPITATION RECORD WAS SET ON THE 25TH WITH A TOTAL OF 0.73
INCHES. THE PRECIPITATION TOTAL FOR THE YEAR IS NOW 36.52
INCHES...WHICH IS 4.39 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. OF FURTHER
INTEREST...LAST MONTH WAS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF BELOW
NORMAL PRECIPITATION. IN FACT...SINCE JULY 1ST...THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE HAS ONLY RECEIVED 10.58 INCHES OF RAINFALL...WHICH IS 5.09
INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THUNDER WAS HEARD TWO DAYS LAST MONTH AT THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE...WHICH IS ABOVE THE AVERAGE FOR OCTOBER OF 1.4 DAYS. THERE
WERE EIGHT DAYS WITH FOG...THREE OF WHICH FEATURED DENSE FOG.
OCTOBER NORMALLY AVERAGES 4.4 DAYS OF DENSE FOG. THE AVERAGE WIND
SPEED FOR OCTOBER WAS 3.0 MPH...AND THE HIGHEST WIND GUST OF 38 MPH
WAS RECORDED ON OCTOBER 26TH. THE MEAN WIND SPEED FOR OCTOBER IS
TYPICALLY 5.0 MPH.

JACKSON ACCUMULATED 185 HEATING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 78
BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH. THE SEASONAL TOTAL IS NOW 210...WHICH IS
101 HEATING DEGREE DAYS BELOW NORMAL FOR THE SEASON. THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE TALLIED 23 COOLING DEGREE DAYS IN OCTOBER...WHICH IS
6 COOLING DEGREE DAYS BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH. THE SEASONAL
TOTAL IS NOW 1504...446 COOLING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE NORMAL.

AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 56.6
DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.1 DEGREE ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 56.5 DEGREES FOR
OCTOBER. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS 71.0 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE
DAILY LOW WAS 42.3 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FROM LAST MONTH
WAS 83 DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 10TH AND 11TH. THE READING
OF 83 DEGREES ON THE 10TH TIED A DAILY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD
FOR THAT DATE. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FROM OCTOBER 2010 WAS 30
DEGREES...AND HAPPENED ON THE 30TH. NO LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE
SET OR TIED AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT LAST MONTH. A MAXIMUM LOW
TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS SET AT LONDON LAST MONTH WITH A TEMPERATURE
OF 59 DEGREES ON THE 25TH.

THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT RECORDED 1.95 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN
OCTOBER 2010...WHICH IS 0.85 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2.80
INCHES.  THERE WERE FOUR DAYS WHEN A HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH OR MORE
FELL...AND TWO DAYS WHEN A TENTH OF AN INCH OR MORE OF RAIN WAS
RECORDED. LONDON HAD TWO DAYS WITH AT LEAST A HALF AN INCH...AND ONE
DAY WITH MORE THAN ONE INCH. THE GREATEST DAILY AMOUNT WAS 1.17
INCHES AND OCCURRED ON THE 25TH...AND WAS ALSO THE MOST RAINFALL
RECEIVED IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. THE 1.17 INCHES FROM THE 25TH ALSO
ESTABLISHED THE ONLY DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD FOR LONDON LAST
MONTH. THUS FAR THIS YEAR...LONDON HAS TOTALED 37.47 INCHES...WHICH
IS 1.73 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

LONDON HAD TWO DAYS WITH THUNDER LAST MONTH. ALSO...THERE WERE 12
DAYS WITH FOG...AND TWO DAYS WITH DENSE FOG. THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED
FOR OCTOBER 2010 WAS 4.0 MPH...WITH THE HIGHEST WIND GUST OF 46 MPH
RECORDED ON THE 26TH.

LONDON RECORDED 256 HEATING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 32
BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH. THE SEASONAL HEATING DEGREE DAY TOTAL IS
286...WHICH IS 52 BELOW NORMAL FOR THE SEASON. THE LONDON CORBIN
AIRPORT HAD 4 COOLING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 18 COOLING
DEGREE DAYS BELOW NORMAL. THE SEASONAL TOTAL IS NOW 1434...WHICH IS
336 COOLING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE SEASON.

WEATHER RECORDS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON
KENTUCKY DATE BACK TO JANUARY 1ST 1981...WHILE CLIMATE RECORDS FOR
THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BEGAN ON THE 11TH OF NOVEMBER 1954.

FOR MORE INFORMATION... 

JACKSON KENTUCKY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2010.

LONDON KENTUCKY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2010



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